Information on the number of voting rights and shares making up the share capital
Information on the number of voting rights and shares making up the share capital pursuant to Article L.233-8 II of the French Commercial Code and Article 223-16 of the AMF (Autorité des marchés financiers) General Regulations. Archives avaible here.
As of August 1, 2018, AXA's fully paid up issued and outstanding share capital totaled €5,549,464,849.84 divided into 2,423,347,096 shares, each with a par value of €2.29.
To the best of the Company's knowledge, the table below summarizes the ownership of its issued outstanding ordinary shares and voting rights as of December 31, 2017:
Capital Ownership as of December 31, 2017
|---||Number of shares||Capital ownership||Voting rights(a)|
|Treasury shares held directly by the Company||41,395,855||1.71%||(1.45%)(c)|
|Treasury shares held by Company subsidiaries (directly and indirectly)(d)||413,421||0.02%||(0.01%)(c)|
|Employees and agents||129,418,305||5.34%||6.88%|
To the best of the Company’s knowledge, only one shareholder, BlackRock Inc., acting on behalf of its clients and funds that it manages, held more than 5% of the Company’s share capital or voting rights on December 31, 2017.
Certain of the Company’s shares are entitled to double voting rights as described in Section 6.3 “General information – Voting rights” of this Annual Report. Of the Company’s 2,425,235,751 outstanding ordinary shares on December 31, 2017, 434,422,341 shares entitled their holders to double voting rights as of that date.