Your trust and loyalty provide a stable foundation for the Group's long-term development. In turn, AXA strives to deliver among the best operating performance in the industry to offer you a sustainable growth outlook for your investment.

Why invest in AXA?

By choosing to invest in AXA, you add to your portfolio:

A responsible leader

  • More than 100 million customers
  • A leadership position in its current engines and high potential markets: AXA ranks within top 5 in France, Switzerland, Belgium, UK & Ireland, Germany, Spain, Hong Kong, Thailand, Indonesia and Mexico
  • A responsible investor taking strong position by divesting from tobacco and coal industries

New areas for growth

  • Three core segments for growth: health insurance, commercial property & casualty insurance, and protection
  • A transformation plan for AXA to become the partner of its customer by simplifying insurance, fostering new lifestyles through insurance and offering new additional services
  • The acquisition of XL Group to become #1 global property & casualty commercial lines insurer.

A Solid balance sheet

  • Euro 69.6 billion of shareholders’ equity at December 31, 2017
  • Solvency II ratio of 205% at December 31, 2017, within the target range of 170% to 230%
  • Strong financial ratings

Attractive returns

  • Dividend of Euro 1.26 paid out in 2018 for 2017 up 9%, with a payout ratio representing 49% of adjusted earnings* and a dividend yield of 5.1%**

A shareholder attentive company

  • Regular meetings and exchanges throughout France
  • Publications available to all shareholders throughout the year
  • Exclusive benefits for Shareholders' Circle members
*net of undated debt interest charges
**dividend paid out in May 2018 for 2017 / AXA share price at December 31, 2017

The risk factors relating to AXA’s business are presented in detail in the registration document (section 4).

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Types of shareholding

Bearer
Shares held in bearer form are managed by the bank or financial institution chosen by the shareholder.
Administrated shares
"Administered" registered shares are registered in AXA's book but managed by an intermediary (e.g. bank or broker) chosen by the shareholder.
Pure shares
"Pure" registered shares are registered in AXA's book and managed by BNP Paribas Securities Services, the financial institution mandated by AXA.
This management option is recommended for long-term shareholders. It offers a range of financial benefits, as well as a direct relationship with the issuer company. Your shares are registered and managed directly by the company.
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