AXA Wealth will be offering advisers a reduced charge on the Architas range of active, passive and blended risk-rated investment funds, income generating funds and specialist funds when invested with its Elevate platform.

The Architas Exclusive share class will be available from January 2014 to both new and existing customers using the AXA Wealth Elevate platform and will provide a 20bps reduction in the standard clean share class charge.

The Architas Multi-Asset Active range will be available from 0.55% AMC, the Blended and Specialist range from 0.40% AMC and the Passive range from 0.25% AMC.

As part of the loyalty offer, which is due to cease at the end of 2013, AXA Wealth would return 75% of the platform fee to clients as loyalty payments in yearly instalments but legacy payments will continue to be made until 2016.

The loyalty offer will provide Elevate clients with a full or partial refund on the platform fee if clients invested in Architas funds via Elevate.

AXA Wealth Elevate managing director David Thompson said: "We want to ensure that advisers and customers can benefit from the combined strength of AXA Wealth Elevate and Architas. It is right that we reward advisers, and their clients, with this reduced charge on the Architas funds."

Architas managing director Hans Georgeson said: "The Architas fund range appeals to advisers due to its fit with RDR requirements and focus on the end-to-end investment process, from risk profiling to rebalancing.

"Through this new offer we can provide strategic competitive advantage and flexibility for both advisers and customers who use the AXA Wealth Elevate platform and Architas investment management solutions," Georgeson added.

"We have introduced this reduced charge in response to changing regulations and pleased we are still able to provide enhanced terms to those advisers, and their clients, that use more than one aspect of the AXA Wealth proposition."