PFA & RSA Pension funds annual accounts: FCMB Pensions

20 May 2023

2023 PFA Corporate and Pension Fund Accounts for the year ended December 2022 – FCMB Pensions Limited




FCMB Pension Managers Limited, known as FCMB Pensions was incorporated on 7 April 2005 and is duly licensed by the National Pension Commission (PenCom), to carry on business as a Pension Fund Administrator (PFA) as defined under the Pension Reform Act, 2014. FCMB Pensions expanded its horizons through the successful acquisition and integration of AIICO Pensions in 2022, which was concluded in 2022. This strategic move is meant to open new avenues for growth with some of that becoming visible in the 2022. results.


Looking at the numbers, FCMB Pensions closed the 2022 financial year with 773,028 RSA holders, up from 456,959 RSA holders in 2021. Additionally, assets under management for Retirement Savings Accounts (RSAs) reached an N518.62 billion, up from N305.35 billion in the previous year.


Company accounts

Turning our attention to the financial performance, FCMB Pensions demonstrated impressive and improved metrics. Total income for the year ending 31st December 2022 soared 63.22%, surpassing the previous year's figure to reach N6.26 billion (N 3.84 billion). Cost to income ratio declined to 56.97% from 59.42% in 2021 and 62.18% in 2020. Over the last five years, this ratio has consistently averaged 58.96%.


The company's Profit After Tax (PAT) exhibited remarkable growth, surging by 70.10% to N1.86 billion, compared to N1.09 billion in 2021. While the return on equity (ROE) experienced a slight dip, falling to 18.11% from the previous year's 24.72%, the shareholders' funds experienced a surge of 132.1% to reach N10.27 billion, surpassing the N4.43 billion recorded in 2021. 


Audited Returns on RSA funds

For the year 2022 Fund I rewarded its RSA holders with a return of 8.63%, Fund II returned 9.97%, Fund III 10.47%, Fund IV 10.54%, Fund V 11.00%, Fund VI – Non-Interest (Active) 8.61% and Fund VI Non – Interest (Retiree) 8.76%. FCMB Pensions offers all 7 PenCom approved funds to the public.


In a landscape where benchmarks are yet to be established for pension funds, it is worth noting that for the year 2022 the stock market returned 19.98%, inflation was 21.47% and MPR closed the year at 16.50%, having risen steadily through the year.