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.

Capital Ownership

As of December 1, 2017, AXA's fully paid up issued and outstanding share capital totaled €5,595,494,939.88 divided into 2,443,447,572 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, 2016:

Capital Ownership as of December 31, 2016

--- Number of shares Capital ownership Voting rights(a)
Mutuelles AXA(b) 342,767,775 14.13% 23.93%
Treasury shares held directly by the Company 5,463,201 0.23% (0.19%)(c)
Treasury shares held by Company subsidiaries (directly and indirectly)(d) 450,272 0.02% (0.02%)(c)
Employees and agents 138,280,839 5.70% 7.40%
General public 1,938,187,043 79.92% 68.47%
Total 2,425,149,130(e) 100% 100%
a) In this table, voting rights’ percentages are calculated on the basis that all outstanding ordinary shares are entitled to voting rights, notwithstanding the fact that certain of these shares may be deprived of voting rights by law or otherwise (for example, treasury shares are deprived of voting rights under French law). (b) AXA Assurances IARD Mutuelle (11.26% of capital ownership and 19.06% of voting rights) and AXA Assurances Vie Mutuelle (2.88% of capital ownership and 4.87% of voting rights). (c) These shares will be entitled to vote when they cease to be treasury shares (e.g. upon their sale or other transfer to an unaffi liated third party). (d) Treasury shares as indicated in Note 13 “Shareholders’ equity and minority interests” in Part 5 – “Consolidated Financial Statements” of this Annual Report. (e) Source: Euronext Notice of January 5, 2017.

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, 2016.

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 2,425,149,130 outstanding ordinary shares on December 31, 2016, 439,734,569 shares entitled their holders to double voting rights as of that date

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