AXA considering sale of Architas - reports

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Jenna Brown
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AXA has been streamlining its operations since acquiring XL Group in 2018
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AXA has been streamlining its operations since acquiring XL Group in 2018

AXA is considering putting its wealth management business Architas up for sale, according to Bloomberg.

The report said the French insurer was gauging interest in the sale of its UK-based multi-manager fund of fund business, which has about £6bn in assets under management and was set up in 2008. The potential sale would fit with AXA chief executive Thomas Buberl's plans to offload smaller non-core businesses and reduce less profitable operations across the global business, the report said. Architas names new CEO as Georgeson prepares to exit AXA has been streamlining its operations since it bought XL Group in 2018 for about $15bn, Bloomberg said. In February, it agreed to sell its...

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