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Year Founded: 1994

AUM: $830.73B | Dry Powder: $3.06B

6 Place de la Pyramide, 92800 Puteaux, France
AXA Investment Managers is a multi-expert asset management company within the AXA Group. The firm is based in Puteaux, France and was founded in 1994. Its traditional core assets cover Equities, Fixed Income, and Multi-Asset investments

Key Contacts

  • Masahiro Shuto
    CEO & Head of the Client Group, Japan
  • Godefroy De Colombe
    Global COO & Management Board Member
  • Hector Chan
    Chief Investment Officer

Investment Preferences

  • Preferred Industries
    Commercial Services, Commercial Transportation, Communications and Networking, Media, Other Business Products and Services
  • Geographical Preference


  • Preferred Deal Types


  • Other Investment Preferences
    • Seeks ESG investments

    • Seeks Impact investments

Investments By Year

Source: Pitchbook

Funds Closed

AXA European Life Science Strategy Fund
Vintage: 2021

Size: $2.25B

Dry Powder: $1.43B

Details: Fund seeks to invest in European life science real estate sector

European Logistics Fund
Vintage: 2020

Size: $1.60B

Dry Powder: $842.9M

Details: The fund prefers to invest in logistics sectors

Pan-European Value-Added Venture II
Vintage: 2018

Size: $734.7M

Dry Powder: $159.2M

Details: Fund seeks to invest in and create value from underperforming assets

Investments By Industry

Investments By Region

Source: Pitchbook

Key Investments

In June 2022, AXA Investment Manager announced an investment of $15 million to microgrid developer GreenStruxure. It designs, builds, operates and maintains on-site renewable energy microgrids for commercial & and industrial buildings in the US

In March 2022, AXA Investment Manager Alts, on behalf of clients, and Crédit Agricole Assurances signed an agreement to acquire a 50% ownership stake in Ørsted’s 1.3GW Hornsea 2 Offshore Wind Farm in the UK. The total value of the transaction is GBP3 billion. AXA Investment Manager Alts and Crédit Agricole Assurances will own 25% of the project each. Hornsea 2 is located 89 km off the Yorkshire coast in the Hornsea zone in the UK. It is considered one of the world’s largest offshore wind development areas, with a capacity of 1.3GW

In October 2021, AXA Investment Manager acquired 20% stake in Blue like an Orange sustainable capital. AXA’s association with the company started in the year 2017 with its incorporation. The company finances entities and projects that offer both strong risk-adjusted returns and positive social impact in support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. It focuses primarily on financing sustainable infrastructure, technology services, social infrastructure, agriculture, and financial inclusion

In July 2021, AXA Investment Manager acquired carbon offsetting platform ClimateSeed from BNP Paribas Securities Services. The acquisition was made through the Impact Investing Strategy managed by AXA IM Alts. The purpose behind this acquisition is to broaden ClimateSeed’s project portfolio with additional investments, and to fund its operating activities, and support its growth. ClimateSeed’s portfolio includes 36 projects in 24 countries with an aggregated capacity of over four million verified carbon credits

In April 2020, Acciona SA and AXA Investment Managers signed a €445 million deal to acquire the 33.33% stake in Acciona Energia Internacional SA (“AEI”), which is currently held by KKR & Co LP. Acciona will acquire a 13.33% stake in AEI, whereas AXA will take the remaining 20% stake. AEI holds renewable energy plants, predominantly onshore wind farms, with a combined capacity of 2.3GW, located primarily in the US, Mexico, Canada, Italy, Portugal, South Africa and Australia

In December 2019, Kallista Energy, the French IPP owned by APG and AXA signed an agreement to acquire its first onshore wind project in the Netherlands. Kallista agreed to purchase the 32MW development-phase project in Oostflakkee, around 30km southwest of Rotterdam

In November 2019, AXA along with Prudential, NatWest, Bank of China and other investors refinanced a 1.1GW pan-European onshore wind portfolio owned by J.P. Morgan Asset Management’s Ventient Energy platform with €1.3 billion. Santander, Banca IMI, National Australia Bank, Allied Irish Bank, BNP Paribas and ING Bank have each allocated €128.8 million to the deal. NatWest and Bank of China have each contributed €171.3 million while debt investors AXA and Prudential have contributed €150 million and €50 million respectively

Other Details

AXA Investment Managers is a multi-expert asset management company within the AXA Group. The firm’s total assets under management stands at $830.73 billion. It employs 790 investment professionals across 20 investment centres

The firm’s one of the latest open fund is AXA Impact Fund Climate and Biodiversity, which prefers to invest in financial and healthcare industries mainly in Asia, Africa and America. It is a venture capital fund managed by AXA Investment Managers and AXA IM Alts. As of September 2022, the fund has raised €350 million and deployed more than €100 million equities, carbon backed bonds and project debt facility

Allianz Capital Partners, Allianz Global Investors, Ardian, Ares Prívate Equity Group, Atlantic Coastal Ventures, Avestria Ventures, Bharti Airtel, BlackRock International, Blink (Netherlands), Crédit Agricole Assurances, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Capital Research and Management Company, City Financial Investment, Corisol Holding are some of the institutional investors in AXA Investment Managers’ funds

Source: Company Website, SparkSpread, Renewablesnow,, PR Newswire