We were named “Custodian of the Year” at the annual European Pensions Awards 2016, held in London last night.
27 Jun 2016
Hosted by European Pensions Magazine and now in their ninth year, the awards have been designed to recognise outstanding achievement in the varied fields of European pension provision, honouring the investment firms, consultancies and pension providers across Europe that have set the professional standards in order to best serve pension funds across Europe in these increasingly challenging times.
An independent panel of expert judges recognised KAS BANK as best-in-class among a strong group of shortlisted firms, including BNP Paribas Securities Services, Northern Trust, Societé Generale and State Street.
Testament to KAS BANK’s commitment to be at the forefront of the securities servicing industry specialising in Pension Funds
“Winning the “Custodian of the Year” award is a testament to our commitment to be at the forefront of the securities servicing industry specialising in Pension Funds”, says Pat Sharman, Managing Director UK, KAS BANK. “Ongoing investment into innovative services and solutions for Pension Funds, coupled with a strong industry and client engagement model, show that we are continuing to address business challenges in an ever-evolving marketplace.”
Helping our clients respond to today’s challenges and preparing them for future growth
“Our pure play strategy, global coverage, innovative products and regulatory knowledge makes us a leading provider in our three European home markets with a growth in Assets under Administration of 28% over 2015”, says Sikko van Katwijk, Chairman of KAS BANK. “By developing our own Custodian Principles, a set of moral and cultural values, we have also helped define the role of a modern Custody Bank for years to come. Winning this prestigious award tells us we’re achieving real success in helping our clients respond to today’s challenges and preparing them for future growth.”