XPS Pensions Group acquire Trigon Professional Services Limited

XPS Pensions Group plc (XPS), the largest pure pensions consultancy in the UK specialising in pensions actuarial, investment consulting and administration services, is pleased to announce that it has agreed to acquire the entire issued share capital of Trigon Professional Services Limited (Trigon) from Trigon Pensions Holdings Ltd.

Trigon is the pensions advisory business of Trigon Pensions Holdings Ltd, providing actuarial, administration, consultancy, and investment advisory work to a range of pension scheme clients and sponsors. The acquisition is part of XPS’s continued growth strategy to become the UK’s largest specialist pensions business.

The addition of Trigon will further strengthen XPS’s presence in the south-west of the UK, with the 40 Trigon staff based in Bristol joining the Group and doubling the size of XPS’s presence in the city. As part of the transaction, David Gascoigne will continue to lead Trigon in his role as Managing Director.

Paul Cuff, co-CEO of XPS Pensions Group, said: “We are delighted to announce the acquisition of Trigon. It is a business with a reputation for high quality and will fit well within our Group. Trigon clients will benefit from the continuity of their excellent client service, and they will benefit from the solutions and technology that XPS will bring to the business. We look forward to warmly welcoming our new colleagues to the Group.”

David Gascoigne, MD of Trigon said: “We are very pleased to announce that Trigon will become part of the XPS Group. We are joining a market leader in the consultancy and administration sectors with a wealth of expertise that will be of significant benefit both to our clients and our employees. We think there is a really strong cultural fit and, by joining the XPS Group, we are able to focus on our core business value of keeping our clients at the heart of everything we do.”