AXA Group Acquisitions and Exits, 21 Deals Between 2004 and 2018
insurance Company

AXA Group has acquired 11 companies, including 8 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 10 assets.

AXA Group’s largest acquisition to date was in 2018, when it acquired XL Group for $15.3B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2010, when it sold AXA UK Life Business to Resolution for $4.1B. AXA Group has acquired in 3 different US states, and 8 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include insurance (91%) and information technology (10%).

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AXA Group

225, Aenue Matignon,
Paris, 75008
+33 1 4075 5700

AXA Group is a provider of financial protection and asset management services primarily in western Europe, North America, the Asia Pacific region, the Middle East, and Africa. The Company offers a range of life and savings products, including individual and group savings retirement products, life and health products. Property & Casualty segment includes a range of products, including motor, property and general liability insurance for both personal and commercial customers.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (1.6/yr) # 3 6 - - 2 - 11
vol $761M $15.5B $16.2B
Sell (1.2/yr) # 4 2 4 - - - 10
vol $7.9B $7.9B

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Largest XL Group plc
$15.3B (2018-03-05)
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Largest AXA UK Life Business
$4.1B (2010-06-24)

Insurance M&A - Last 3 Years

When analyzing the insurance sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 266 insurance companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 36 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 17 have acquired more than 10 companies.

The most prolific strategic insurance acquirer over the past 3 years is HUB International, with 127 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the insurance sector over the past 3 years is Inflexion Private Equity with 3 platform acquisitions.

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