Access Pensions has announced a remarkable 70 per cent surge in revenue, with turnover escalating from N7 billion in 2022 to N12.3 billion in 2023.

The company’s profit before tax and profit after tax mirrored this outstanding growth trend, soaring by around 70 per cent. Additionally, its Assets under Management (AUM) expanded by 25 per cent to reach a significant N1.20 trillion. Shareholders commended the dividend distribution, which increased notably from N1.10k per share in 2022 to a commendable N2.20k per share.

Speaking at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Lagos, Access Pensions’ Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Dave Uduanu, attributed this exceptional performance to a series of growth initiatives implemented by the company. He stated, “The Company recorded a turnover of N12.3 billion, up from N7 billion in 2022. This represents about a 70 per cent increase, and the profit before tax and profit after tax increased by about 70 percent as well. But more importantly, the dividend doubled from N1.10k in 2022 to N2.20k, showcasing the company’s strong performance.”

He acknowledged the late Chairman, Dr. Herbert Wigwe’s visionary leadership in steering the consolidation that birthed Access Pensions. Uduanu pledged the Company’s commitment to continuing on this path of success.

Furthermore, Uduanu expressed gratitude to Access Bank, the company’s partner in the holding company, for their unwavering support. He highlighted the symbiotic relationship between Access Pensions and Access Bank, emphasizing the convenience it offers to pension holders who can access their accounts seamlessly through Access Bank’s extensive branch network.

Speaking on the sidelines also on the company’s growth and market share the Executive Director, Technical, Afolabi Folayan emphasised the Company’s robust performance in the market, boasting a significant increase in Assets Under Management (AUM) to N1.2 trillion, representing a 25 per cent growth over the past year.

He stated, “In recent quarters, we have experienced a positive trajectory and gained significant market share, leading to a substantial increase in our Assets Under Management (AUM). Our current AUM stands at approximately N1.2 trillion, reflecting a remarkable 25 per cent growth compared to the previous year. Notably, our growth outpaced the market, which saw a growth rate of about 20 per cent.”

Mr. Obinna Anyanwu, an independent shareholder at the AGM, expressed his satisfaction with the company’s performance. He praised the smooth conduct of the AGM and commended the financial statements for 2023, describing them as encouraging and indicative of promising prospects.