FCA: AXA Investment Managers / AXA plc (clone of FCA authorised firm / FCA recognised product / UK registered company)

Fraudsters are using the details of firms we authorise to try to convince people that they work for a genuine, authorised firm. Find out more about this ‘clone firm’.

Almost all firms and individuals carrying out financial services activities in the UK have to be authorised or registered by us. This firm is not authorised or registered by us but has been targeting people in the UK, claiming to be an authorised firm.

This is what we call a ‘clone firm’; and fraudsters usually use this tactic when contacting people out of the blue, so you should be especially wary if you have been cold called. They may use the name of the genuine firm, the ‘firm reference number’ (FRN) we have given the authorised firm or other details.

You can find out more about this scam tactic and how to protect yourself from clone firms.

Clone firm details

Fraudsters are using or giving out the following details as part of their tactics to scam people in the UK:

AXA Investment Managers / AXA plc (clone of FCA authorised firm / FCA recognised product / UK registered company)

Telephone: +44 (0)20 3475 5119

Email: enquiry@private-axa.com; complaints@private-axa.com; clarity.uk@private-axa.com; legal@document-axa.com; enquiry@privateretail-axa.com

Be aware that scammers may give out other false details or mix these with some correct details of the registered firm. They may change contact details over time to new email addresses, telephone numbers or physical addresses.

FCA authorised firm details

This FCA authorised firm that fraudsters are claiming to work for has no association with the ‘clone firm’. It is authorised to offer, promote or sell services or products in the UK and its correct details are:

Firm name: AXA Investment Managers UK Ltd

Firm reference number: 119368

Address: 155 Bishopgate, London, EC2M 3XJ

Telephone: 0207003 1000

Email: abdellah.bouziane@axa-im.com

Website: www.axa-im.co.uk

FCA recognised product details

This FCA recognised product that fraudsters are claiming to work for has no association with the ‘clone firm’. It is authorised to offer, promote or sell services or products in the UK and its correct details are:

Product name: AXA Fixed Interest Investment ICVC

Product Reference Number: 403003

UK registered company details

The UK registered companies that fraudsters are claiming to work for has no association with the ‘clone firm’. Its correct details are:

Firm name: AXA UK Plc

Company number: 02937724

Registered office address: 5 Old Broad Street, London, EC2N 1AD

 

Firm name: AXA Investment Managers UK Limited

Company number: 01431068

Registered office address: 155 Bishopsgate, London EC2M 3XJ