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Transcosmos Acquires 100% Ownership of Social Gear, a Social Media Operational Support Company

transcosmos inc. has made additional investment in SOCIAL GEAR PTE LTD (Headquarters: Singapore; CEO: Shunsuke Sato; hereafter, Social Gear), a company which provides social media operational support, and acquired 100% ownership of the company. At the same time, transcosmos elected Mr. Shunsuke Sato, CEO of Social Gear, a candidate for its Director & CMO.

Social Gear owns 2 official certifications such as “Community Management” and “Ad Technology” in the “Facebook Marketing Partner”, the official Marketing Partner Program of FacebookR. The company provides ads distribution/ optimization services through sophisticated Facebook operational support capability with leveraging Facebook insights and “social gear Ads ”, the Facebook Ads operational service tool.

transcosmos has been providing social media operation and ads support in multi-languages in Japan and ASEAN countries since the company signed strategic alliance agreement with Social Gear in June 2015. With making Social Gear a wholly owned subsidiary, transcosmos, together with Social Gear, will drive efforts on developing services for Facebook while sharing technology, people and know-how.

transcosmos continues to enhance its services that support client companies’ activities in sales & marketing arena and customer care on Facebook platform which has huge global growth potential.

Shunsuke Sato, Social Gear’s CEO said:

“Social Gear, started as a venture business, is now up for a challenge to perform scalable business through leveraging contact centers and global offices that transcosmos owns. I am confident that you will be thrilled and enjoy our unprecedented new services that we will co-create by combining the capital and people of a large company with innovative challenging spirit of the venture business.”



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