AXA SA Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Insurance Company

AXA SA has acquired 12 companies, including 6 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 13 assets.

AXA SA’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 SA has acquired in 3 different US states, and 9 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include insurance (84%) and information technology (9%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity25
    • M&A Buy Activity12
    • M&A Sell Activity13
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 9
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 18

AXA SA

25, avenue Matignon,
Paris, 75008
France,
+33 1 4075 5700
www.axa.com

AXA SA 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. was founded in 1852 and is headquartered in Paris, France.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 9 - - 2 1 - 12
vol $761M $15.5B $16.2B
Sell (1.2/yr) # 7 4 - - - 2 13
vol $7.9B $7.9B
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
AXA Poland 2020-02-07 - Divestiture
Paris, Poland
AXA Czech Republic and Slovakia 2020-02-07 - Divestiture
, Czech Republic
European Locomotive Leasing 2019-12-20 - Add-on Acquisition
Wien, Austria · www.ell.co.at
XL Group plc 2018-03-05 15.3B USD Add-on Acquisition
Hamilton, Bermuda · www.xlgroup.com
Maestro Healthcare Technology, Inc. 2018-01-22 155M USD Add-on Acquisition
Highland Park, Illinois · www.maestrohealth.com
Bluefin Insurance Group Ltd. 2016-11-14 - Divestiture
London, United Kingdom · www.bluefingroup.co.uk
AXA Life Insurance S.A. 2016-08-04 - Divestiture
București, Romania
AXA Nezivotno Osiguranje a.d.o. 2016-07-07 - Divestiture
New Belgrade, Serbia · www.axa.rs
AXA zivotno osiguranje a.d.o 2016-07-07 - Divestiture
Novi Sad, Serbia
Liberty Ubezpieczenia 2015-12-18 25M PLN Divestiture
Warsaw, Poland · www.lu.pl
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Insurance 10 (83%) 16.1B (99%) 12 (92%) 7.9B (100%)
Information Technology 1 (8%) 155M (1%) - -
Transportation 1 (8%) - - -
Financial Services - - 1 (8%) -
Total 12 $16.2B 13 $7.9B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 3 645M 1 1.2B
  New York 1 - - -
  Illinois 1 155M - -
  Wisconsin - - 1 1.2B
United Kingdom 1 - 2 4.1B
Brazil 2 89M - -
China 1 - 1 -
Hong Kong - - 2 -
Poland 1 25M 1 -
Serbia - - 2 -
Austria 1 - - -
Bermuda 1 15.3B - -
Canada - - 1 2.6B
  Quebec - - 1 2.6B
Czech Republic - - 1 -
Egypt 1 98M - -
France - - 1 -
Nigeria 1 60M - -
Romania - - 1 -
Domestic - - 1 (8%) -
Cross-border 12 (100%) 16.2B (100%) 12 (92%) 7.9B (100%)
Total 12 $16.2B 13 $7.9B

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $15.3B
$100M to $1B 2 $645M
< $100M 5 $271M
TOTAL $16.2B
Largest XL Group plc
$15.3B (2018-03-05)
sell # Total
> $1B 3 $7.9B
TOTAL $7.9B
Largest AXA UK Life Business
$4.1B (2010-06-24)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
25%
2 25%
Strategic(s)
75%
6 75%
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
14 100%

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