Tricor Group, is a global provider of integrated business, corporate and investor services. Our offices are primarily located in Asia with satellite offices in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Barbados, Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands. Tricor provides outsourced expertise in corporate administration, compliance and business support functions, enabling clients to concentrate on what they do best – building their business.

Tricor KK, a subsidiary of Tricor Group, services only foreign multinationals entering or already established in the Japanese market. Clients include publicly listed and private companies both large and small, primarily from the United States and Europe.

WHY TRICORMEET THE LEADERSHIPLOCATIONS

OUR VISION

“Connecting the world to Japan”

OUR HISTORY

2007

Henry Tan and partners found Ascendant Business Solutions KK.

The office is registered at the Oak Minami-Azabu Building in Minato-ku, Central Tokyo.

2008

Henry Tan is named Representative Director of Ascendant Business Solutions KK.

The Ascendant Tax Office is formed to support clients on tax compliance matters in Japan, led by managing partner Hisaya Muramatsu, formerly of KPMG.

2009

Ascendant opens its Hong Kong office to meet growing demand from clients across Asia.

2010

Ascendant’s Information Security Management System certification (ISO/IEC 27001:2005) and Privacy Mark certification awarded (no. 17000526 [03]).

2011

Ascendant joins Tricor, a member of the Bank of East Asia Group, as Tricor KK to offer services in Japan and across Asia.  Ascendant Tax Office becomes Tricor Tax Corporation.

Tricor’s Business Continuity Management System certification awarded (one of only 40 companies in Japan).

2012

Tricor KK refocuses on only foreign multinational businesses in Japan. Integration with the Tricor Group finalizes.

2013

Tricor expands service offerings with the grand opening of Tricor Serviced Office Space in the Oak Minami-Azabu Building.

2014

Tricor KK establishes Tricor Labor and Social Security Office with the support of its founding partners, Keiko Takayanagi and Estuko Murai, to support the statutory social benefit administration of its clients.

Tricor KK expands back-office services to include initial IT setup and help desk support and additional serviced office space in the Oak Minami-Azabu Building.

Tricor KK updates its Information Security Management System certification (ISO/IEC 27001:2013).

2015

Tricor KK establishes its own Gyoseishoshi office for in-house support with visas, immigration advisory and business license applications, and its own Shihoshoshi office for in-house support with entity establishment, corporate legal changes, director and address changes, and other corporate secretarial matters. With the establishment of both of these offices, Tricor becomes the only back-office service provider in Japan exclusively servicing the foreign multinational market to hold the necessary licenses to support clients with integrated tax compliance, social benefit administration, immigration and business license support, and corporate secretarial matters.

Tricor KK expands serviced office space to another floor in the Oak Minami-Azabu Building.

2016

Tricor KK opens a shared service center in Penang, Malaysia, to meet growing demand for offshoring services.

2017

Tricor Group is acquired by Permira, one of the largest global private equity firms based in London, United Kingdom.

2018

Scott Sato is named Chief Executive Officer of Tricor KK.

Japan Office

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Hong Kong Office

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Penang Office

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CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Tricor Japan takes its corporate social responsibility seriously.

Tricor Japan is a proud supporter of the Tomodachi Initiative, providing pro bono compliance and outsourcing services. The Tomodachi Initiative invests in next-generation Japanese and American leaders (http://usjapantomodachi.org/) and works closely with both the US and Japanese government.

Tricor KK is also a proud support of Hands On Tokyo, providing pro bono compliance and outsourcing services. Hands On Tokyo is a bilingual volunteer portal connecting individuals and groups to meaningful volunteer service opportunities in the Tokyo and Tohoku regions (http://www.handsontokyo.org/).