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Being a shareholder

As an individual shareholder, you are an important partner of the company.

Why invest in AXA? 

Relying on the commitment of its employees, the trust of its shareholders and its successful transformation strategy undertaken in 2016 (reduction of financial risk exposure, shift towards technical risks, refocusing on major risks, geographic simplification), AXA delivered an excellent performance in 2021. Today, the Group is very well positioned to continue to deliver profitable growth and can act to meet the major challenges facing society.

As an AXA shareholder, you invest in:

A global insurance leader

  • 2nd largest European insurer
  • 1st global commercial lines insurer
  • International leader in health and employee benefits
  • 80% of income generated by P&C, health and protection (compared to 20% in 2008)

A Group with a strong financial solidity…

  • Gross revenues at €100 billion in 2021, +6% vs. 2020
  • Underlying earnings at €6.8 billion in 2021, +61% vs. 2020 or +9% rebased
  • Strong balance sheet with a solvency II ratio at 224% at 03/31/2022, up 7 points vs. end of 2021

… at the service of all its stakeholders

  • Clients: €50 billion in claims compensated to bounce back after a loss in 2021
  • Shareholders: payment of a dividend of €1.54 per share for the 2021 financial year, up 8%
  • Economy: €40 billion invested in the economy and €10.7 billion of tax and social contributions paid in 2021, including €3.8 billion in France
  • Employees: 12,000 recruitments worldwide and €6 billion in salaries paid to employees in 2021

An actor committed to the climate

  • Carbon neutrality of the Group's activities by 2025
  • 20% reduction in the carbon footprint of AXA’s general account assets between 2019 and 2025
  • €26 billion in green investments by 2023 (€23.2 billion in 2021)

For more information: 2023 Climate Report

As a shareholder of AXA, you also benefit from a close relationship with the company thanks to a team dedicated to individual shareholders, to regular communication throughout the year, and to exclusive advantages for members of the Shareholders’ Circle.

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Types of shareholding


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 registered shares

"Pure" registered shares are registered in AXA's book and managed by Uptevia, the financial institution mandated by AXA.

Pure registered shares with 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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