Global investor services provider SGG Group becomes IQ-EQ


NEW YORK, March 25, 2019 / PRNewswire / – SGG Group, 4the largest investor services group, today announced a new name, new visual identity and new corporate website. The SGG Group has changed its name to become QI-EQ.

IQ-EQ unites SGG, First Names Group, Augentius, Iyer Practice and Viacert under one brand.

Marc Pesco, Group CEO, said: “Our new name brings together the rare combination of technical expertise and a deep understanding of our customers’ needs. we know them and their Business. We believe in personal relationships developed over time. As a brand, IQ-EQ perfectly embodies this thought and reflects who we are and what we bring to the industry. It’s also another extremely successful stop on our journey and it’s something we’re all incredibly excited about. ”

Serge Krancenblum, Executive Chairman of the IQ-EQ Group, added: “Once again, IQ-EQ is acting as a positive disruptor in our industry. Our new name unifies our brands under a new, unique and dynamic identity. It binds our people together under one promise: global technical expertise combined with a deep understanding of our customers’ needs. IQ-EQ sets itself apart and promises our customers and partners the right balance between intellectual and emotional intelligence working perfectly together.

To find out more, visit us at, follow us on LinkedIn or Twitter @iqeq_group.

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About IQ-EQ

IQ-EQ is a leading investor services group that brings together this rare combination of global expertise and a deep understanding of client needs. We have the know how and the know you which enables us to provide a full range of compliance, administration, asset and advisory services to investment funds, global corporations, family offices and private clients worldwide.

IQ-EQ employs a global workforce of more than 2,450 people located in 23 jurisdictions and has assets under administration (AUA) exceeding 400 billion dollars. IQ-EQ works with 7 of the world’s 10 largest private equity firms.

Also part of the IQ-EQ group of companies, but which retain their own stand-alone brands are – First national trust company (FNTC), Lawson conner, Equitis and The private office.

To learn more about IQ-EQ visit

For more information on this announcement, please contact:

Alison duffy
Group Marketing, Brand and Communication Manager

T: +353 867780300
E: [email protected]


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