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Transcom Worldwide Officials pays courtesy to DTI Trade Chief. Officials of Transcom Worldwide, one of Sweden’s leading customer care service specialists, recently paid a courtesy call to Department of Trade & Industry (DTI) Secretary Gregory Domingo (second from left) recently (September 11, 2015). Transcom made the courtesy call to introduce officials of Altor Equity Partners, its new main shareholder in the company. A family of private equity funds focused on investing in and developing medium-sized companies, Altor acquired 6.4 million shares (equivalent to 24.5 percent shares) in Transcom Worldwide from Investment AB Kinnevik last March 2015. Transcom presently has four offices in the Philippines and capacity totaling over 6,800 seats. It offers a full range of services to an international client base in the sectors of financial and insurance, telecoms/entertainment, information technology, retail, and government. During the meeting, Secretary Domingo provided Transcom an overview of the positive Philippine investment climate and discussed the growing IT-BPM (information technology-business process management) industry, its contribution to the Philippine economy, and the government’s continuing support to the sector. Joining Secretary Domingo in the courtesy call were: DTI Undersecretary for investments promotion Ponciano Manalo (second from left) and Transcom officials (from left to right): Kalle Soininen, Chief Finance Officer for North America and Asia Pacific, Transcom Worldwide; Klas Johansson, Partner, Altor Equity Partners AB; Johan Eriksson, President and Chief Executive Officer, Transcom Worldwide AB; and Oskar Steneryd, Senior Associate, Altor Equity Partners AB. (DTI-PRU)