Access Pensions Limited, a subsidiary of Access Corporation, has achieved a monumental milestone by surpassing the N1 trillion mark in assets under management (AUM).
In a remarkable display of growth and prowess, the company, resulting from the merger of Sigma Pensions and First Guarantee Pension in December 2022, has managed to scale its assets under management to eclipse the N1 trillion threshold in a mere six months.
This achievement firmly cements Access Pensions’ position as the fourth largest Pension Fund Administrator (PFA) in Nigeria, measured by AUM. Furthermore, it has secured its rank as the second largest PFA, overseeing a vast portfolio comprising over 1 million Retirement Savings Accounts (RSAs).
Commenting on this remarkable feat, Dave Uduanu, the Managing Director of Access Pensions, attributed their success to a combination of factors.
Uduanu emphasized the pivotal role of technology as a cornerstone in the company’s journey to excellence.
He said “Leveraging on technology in service delivery to improve user experience, following a disciplined approach to investment management, and being a member of the largest financial ecosystem in Nigeria, we can offer clients a superior retirement planning experience. Having a client-centric approach has played a significant role as we look to match our client’s needs and aspirations, building trust along the way.”
By harnessing technology for efficient service delivery and to enhance user experiences, Access Pensions has managed to provide clients with an unparalleled retirement planning experience.
Uduanu also lauded the company’s disciplined investment management approach and unwavering commitment to a client-centric philosophy.
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He highlighted that the ability to match clients’ needs and aspirations while building trust along the way has played a significant role in their accomplishments.
“Our journey to N1 trillion has been guided by a strong commitment to partnering with clients to shape their future,” Uduanu remarked.
He further emphasized that the company’s dedication to delivering consistent results, even in challenging times, has been the bedrock of its credibility and client promise.
Access Pensions has invested substantially in technology to elevate its operations and enhance client interactions. The company’s digital platforms, including USSD, Mobile, and WhatsApp chatbot, along with their Contact Centre, offer real-time updates, ensuring clients remain well-informed about their portfolios and requests.
Since its official formation in December, Access Pensions has introduced innovative products catering to diverse risk preferences, effectively staying ahead of evolving demands.
Uduanu highlighted the company’s clear vision to provide clients with the necessary financial tools for shaping their retirement future. He emphasized Access Pensions’ commitment to raising the bar in service quality, performance, and overall client satisfaction. Responsible and sustainable investing will continue to be a priority as the company expands its footprint.
With its impressive range of innovative products and groundbreaking achievements, Access Pensions is unquestionably paving a new path for success in the pensions industry. The company is playing a pivotal role in shaping the financial future of Nigerians and establishing itself as a key player in the country’s financial landscape.