The KENSTON GROUP (www.kenston.de) acts as an independent solution partner for all areas of company pension schemes and its related topics.
In addition, KENSTON GROUP acts as an independent national and international transaction consultant and advisor in all areas of corporate transactions. In this context, the main focus of our advisory activities is on ensuring the further handling and administration of pension obligations entered into in the course of sales processes or internal company restructuring. In addition to the corresponding advisory services, KENSTON GROUP – acting as principal – also administrates and manages specially set up pension companies for the direct assumption of pension obligations.
In addition, KENSTON GROUP’s range of services includes all relevant consulting and settlement services that affect a company’s company remuneration in addition to company pension schemes and working time account solutions. These services are in detail:
- Personnel and payroll accounting,
- Pensioner payroll accounting and
- Human Resource (HR).
In this focused orientation, the KENSTON GROUP works as a national and international “competence center” with partners and clients from the following sectors:
- tax consultants and auditors,
- lawyers and legal advice organizations,
- management consultancies,
- financial services organizations (insurance companies, banks, asset managers, private equity companies, investment companies of all kinds, private financial service providers),
- industry associations and
- national and international companies from every industry and of every size.
The consulting and installation as well as the ongoing monitoring of occupational pension and HR systems requires technical, legal and organizational effort in high-quality consulting and thus ties up company resources.
The KENSTON GROUP enables high-quality consultancy by means of standardisation and automation. Intelligent outsourcing can reduce costs and at the same time minimize liability for consultants and employers.
The combination of KENSTON solutions with the individual consultant and company concerns and the possible adaptation of the technology in terms of content creates innovation and uniqueness.
Within the framework of KENSTON solutions, indispensable legal, pension advice and actuarial activities are performed by KENSTON-owned companies. In this way, the KENSTON GROUP provides you as a consultant or employer (and the associated employees) with a comprehensive and legally compliant occupational pension and HR back office.
The KENSTON GROUP is headed by Sebastian Uckermann and Patrick Drees.
Mr. Uckermann, a court-approved pension consultant for occupational pension schemes, is – in addition to his activities for KENSTON GROUP – “1st Chairman of the Federal Association of Legal Consultants for Occupational Pensions and Time Accounts e. V.”. (BRBZ), Cologne, as well as author of numerous specialist publications in the field of company pension schemes and editor and author of a standard commentary on company pension schemes published by Beck-Verlag.
Mr. Drees, who studied business administration and is a court-approved pension consultant for company pension schemes, is – in addition to his activities for the KENSTON GROUP – a member of the board of trustees of the BRBZ and the author of numerous specialist publications in the field of company pension schemes and remuneration. In addition, Mr. Drees is co-author of a standard commentary on company pension schemes at Beck-Verlag.