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The purpose of this Website is to provide information about the asset management business and expertises of the AXA IM Group, a leading global asset manager with operating entities located in more than 20 countries (including AXA IM).
This Website also gives information on the AXA IM Group cross-border ranges of products and, in particular on Luxembourg-domiciled products managed by AXA Funds Management S.A., a Portfolio Management Company authorized by the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF) and on Irish-domiciled products organized under the form of a unit trust and managed by AXA Rosenberg Management Ireland Limited, a Portfolio Management Company authorized by the Central Bank of Ireland.
Please note that for information on local investment products and services offered by the AXA IM Group, you must visit the following websites. WARNING: by clicking on the links below you will leave this Website and any information which you access will be the sole responsibility of the site visited.
Please note that in any case, subscription shall be based solely on such relevant documentation to be provided to the subscribers prior to their investment.
Any funds and securities referred to in the Website (except for those appearing after redirection to www.axa-im-usa.com are not available for offer in the United States or to U.S. persons (as defined in Regulation S under the Securities Act of 1933). If you are a U.S. person, please visit our USA website at www.axa-im-usa.com.
In any case, it is reminded that subscription shall be based solely on such relevant documentation to be provided to the subscribers prior to their investment. Likewise, it is recalled that past performance is not a guide to future performance.
When you use this Website, you also accept that such use and any information on the Website will be governed by French law and that any dispute arising out of or in connection with the use of this Website or the information on it will be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the French courts.
Information given for purely informative purposes
All data and information featured on this Website are provided by AXA IM for purely informative purposes. Such data and information do not represent, or be construed as representing, a solicitation, an offer, or a recommendation by AXA IM to buy or sell an investment or to take part in any other transaction. It cannot either be construed as an investment advice from AXA IM or any other affiliated companies and has no legal or contractual value.
Some sections of this Website contain information, studies, analyses and comments on investment strategies, financial markets, economic trends, etc. This information is aimed solely at professionals and is not aimed at individuals.
Information on this website has been obtained from reputable, reliable sources, but neither AXA IM nor any affiliated companies provide any warranties or guarantees over its accuracy.
More generally, despite the efforts made by AXA IM to gather and confirm all information, AXA IM cannot give any representation, warranty or undertaking of any nature, whether express or implied, as to the accuracy, up-to-date character, completeness or in general terms the quality or reliability of the information available on the Website. This information may be withdrawn or amended at any time without notice.
In this respect, you agree that AXA IM is not liable towards the user, so far as this is permitted under French law, for any direct or indirect consequences arising out of or in connection with the use of such information.
Personal data protection
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Personal Data (the "Data")
When consulting this website, AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) collects your Data, specifically your IP address and, where applicable, your first name, surname and email address via forms. AXA IM, as data controller, undertakes that the collection and handling of this Data for information or external communication purposes shall comply with legal and regulatory provisions.
All the Data collected will be processed confidentially by AXA IM in accordance with applicable laws and regulations by:
- The authorised people of AXA IM's information and external communications department,
- The authorised people of subsidiaries, partners and service providers of AXA IM Group in order that they may complete the tasks entrusted to them.
The international nature of AXA IM Group therefore implies that the communication of nominative information may involve the transfer of this information between countries that are not members of the European Economic Area (Area), with these countries applying different Data protection legislation to countries within the European Union.
AXA IM may also assign certain services to providers located outside the European Economic Area (Canada, Hong Kong) for the performance of limited IT services (IT support and maintenance for reading and entering data). A framework agreement shall define the performance and security conditions incumbent upon service providers and standard contractual clauses, as per the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which shall govern the transfer of Data to an AXA Group subsidiary in Hong Kong.
To ensure that personal data is protected, European Model Clauses and Binding Corporate Rules (BCR) are used in all agreements with AXA entities located outside the European Economic Area. You can obtain a copy of them by sending a request to the Global Data Protection Officer (DPO) of AXA IM at the following address: email@example.com.
AXA IM shall only keep your Data for the time period required to complete the operations for the reasons for which the Data was collected, and this in accordance with the legal regulations in force, i.e. for one year.
In accordance with applicable laws and regulations, you have the right to access, to rectify, to erase, to restrict the processing, to oppose on legitimate grounds relate to your personal data. You may exercise these rights by addressing an email to the Global DPO of AXA IM at the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org or by writing to the AXA IM Data Protection Department at the following address: AXA Investment Managers, Tour Majunga, La Défense 9, 6 place de la Pyramide, 92800 Puteaux.
You also have the right to give directives regarding the retention, deletion and communication of these personal data in the event of your death.
We take your request very seriously and we do our best to provide you with a satisfactory answer. If for any reason, we failed to respond to the above request, be informed that you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Supervisory Authority.
Hypertext links/Use of links
No hypertext link to this Website may be set up without the prior written consent of AXA IM. This condition applies regardless of the type of link used.
AXA IM may authorise some links to exist between this Website and other third party sites that are beyond its control. By permitting such links however, AXA IM makes no representation as to the accuracy, completeness, timeliness or suitability of the informationon the third party sites and does not accept any responsibility with regards to the content, services, products or materials offered on these sites.
Intellectual property/copyright and trademarks
This Website is protected by French laws and international agreements on intellectual property.
All intellectual and other property information contained in this Website shall continue to be held by the AXA IM Group and no rights of any kind in it shall pass to the users.
The reproduction, representation, distribution (by electronic or any other means), amendment, or use of all or part of the form or content of this Website, through any medium, for public or commercial use, is therefore strictly forbidden, unless AXA IM has given its prior written consent.
You may however copy pages and/or sections of this Website for your own private use only, provided that you do not remove any copyright or other notices relating to intellectual property. None of these elements or information may be resold or redistributed in any way.
The name "AXA Investment Managers" and all associated logos are trademarks that have been registered by AXA IM or its affiliated companies. The reproduction, removal, reuse or modification in any way of the distinctive signs found on the pages of this Website is forbidden.
Non-liability of AXA IM for usage of the Website
Users are solely responsible for any consequences of access to this website and use of any content found herein.
As a consequence, neither AXA IM, nor any of its affiliates, directors, officers or employees can be held responsible for any direct or indirect damage arising out of or in connection with such access or use, in particular but not limited to any damage caused by the interruption, withdrawal or malfunctions of the Website, in particular in the event of maintenance or restoration of the servers, a technical fault of the servers, overloading of the network, a cut in the telephone line, error, negligence or fault of the internet access providers, of a third party or of clients, or an internet-borne virus.
In addition, users of this Website agree that the Internet is not a secure medium for communication of information and that AXA IM will not be responsible for any loss or damage that could result from interception by third parties of any information made available through this Website.
Important Information for the investors in Iceland
This website (hereinafter the "Website") is published solely for information purposes of those users who agree to the conditions set out in the following. It is recommended to read the following information carefully.
The term “AXA Investment Managers” includes both the German entity AXA Investment Deutschland GmbH and the other entities of the AXA Investment Managers Group. The information on the products mentioned on this Website are exclusively available for users, which are not subject to any legal restrictions regarding the purchase of such products. This Website is not addressed to persons in countries, in which the publication of and the access to such a Website is legally prohibited due to their nationality, their place of residence or for other reasons (i.a. including regulatory reasons).
Important Information for US-Persons:
Attention: This Website is not directed to US-Persons. All of the products or services mentioned on this Website are not available for US-Persons.
Deemed as US-Persons:
- Citizens of the United States of America (regardless of their place of residence)
- Other citizens with current place of residence in the United States of America
- Persons who are temporarily present in the United States of America
- Any future or existing partnership, corporation, or entity which is organized under the laws of the United States of America or of any state, territory, or possession thereof,
- Any estate or trust which is subject to the laws of the United States of America
Furthermore it is referred to the definition of the Regulation S according to the U.S. Securities Act of 1933.
In the course of restructurings of the Luxembourg mutual fund range AXA Investment Managers will show the respective amendments on this Website. For technical reasons it may thereby result at short notice, that not all changes that have been made are immediately visible on this Website at the official point of publication. For example, these changes made include the launch of new mutual funds, the merger of existing mutual funds or the restructuring of specific mutual funds regarding their investment strategy.
Please note, that the communication via Internet and Email is not confidential and information transmitted to us may possibly be read by third parties. The confidentiality of your information cannot be guaranteed by AXA Investment Managers. Hence, we would ask you to refrain from transmitting personal data or other confidential data to us.
By registration on this Website AXA Investment Managers provides you the opportunity to subscribe to a deferred newsletter. AXA Investment Managers assumes no liability for any losses or damages which result by a missing or defective transmission of those newsletters.
Orders and Instructions
AXA Investment Managers assumes no liability for the execution of orders and instructions, which are received by email.
No offer to purchase, no binding nature
The information published on this Website do not represent, or should not be construed as representing, a solicitation, an offer, or a recommendation to buy or sell an investment or to take part in any other transaction or to conclude legal transactions. All information and opinions featured on this Website are provided for purely informative purposes and personal usage; they may be withdrawn or amended at any time without notice. More generally, despite the efforts made by AXA Investment Managers to gather and confirm all information, AXA Investment Managers cannot give any representation, warranty or undertaking of any nature, whether express or implied, as to the accuracy, up-to-date character, completeness or in general terms the quality or reliability of the information available on the Website. In particular AXA Investment Managers is neither obliged to remove outdated information from this Website nor to expressly mark them as such. The information of AXA Investment Managers on this Website shall not be construed as economic, legal, tax or other advice, nor may investment or other decisions be made on the only basis of these information. Prior to any transaction an adequate consultation focused on the individual client situation should be obtained and potentially interested parties must carefully consider the appropriateness of their investments to their specific situation and ensure that they understand the risks involved in their investment decisions. As part of this individual consultation you will also be informed of costs and fees associated with the purchase of one of the mentioned products. While providing investment services, AXA Investment Managers Deutschland GmbH and/or its affiliates may receive or grant benefits (commissions, fees or other payments as well as all monetary benefits).
Performance results of the past are no indicator for any future returns or performance trends. The value and return of investments may go down as well as up and will not be guaranteed. Furthermore commissions and costs have an adverse effect on the performance of an investment. Investors may potentially be paid out less than the invested amount or perhaps they will even suffer a total loss. Also exchange rate fluctuations may influence the value of your investment. Investors are informed that as regards funds investing in emerging markets, investments are made in markets which could be volatile and it may be difficult for the funds to sell purchased securities. The fiscal treatment of your income from fund units may be subject to changes by the legislator or deviating interpretations of legislation by the financial authorities.
A liability or guarantee for the up-to-dateness, correctness and completeness of the allocated information cannot be assumed by AXA Investment Managers. Any purchase of fund units is carried out exclusively on the basis of the respective prospectus and the information contained therein. It is not permitted to issue statements which are deviating from the information and explanations contained in the prospectuses and key information documents respectively the articles of association. We hereby expressly distance ourselves from such deviating information and explanations, especially with regard on deviating information and explanations by the distributors and information centres mentioned on this Website including in the disclaimer.
This Website may contain links to other Websites of third parties. AXA Investment Managers assumes no liability for the content of these Websites and hereby expressly distances itself of these and does not adopt these contents as its own.
Without knowledge of AXA Investment Managers it could be referred to this Website from other webpages via “Hyperlinks”. AXA Investment Managers does not have any control of the implementation of such links and does not assume any responsibility for the content or for the representations on webpages which contain links to webpages of AXA Investment Managers and does not adopt these contents as its own.
The information on this Website are being reviewed and updated regularly by AXA Investment Managers. Nonetheless and despite of all care information contained could have changed meanwhile. A liability or guarantee for the up-to-dateness, correctness and completeness of the allocated information cannot be assumed by AXA Investment Managers.
AXA Investment Managers reserves the right to amend or supplement the provided information at any time.
This Website is protected by copyrights and international agreements on intellectual properties. All intellectual and other property information contained in this Website shall continue to be held by the AXA Investment Managers and no rights of any kind in it shall pass to the users. The reproduction, representation, distribution (by electronic or any other means), amendment, or use of all or part of the form or content of this Website, through any medium, for public or commercial use, is therefore strictly forbidden, unless AXA Investment Managers has given its prior written consent. You may however copy pages and/or sections of this Website for your own private use only, provided that you do not remove any copyright or other notices relating to intellectual property. None of these elements or information may be resold or redistributed in any way. The name "AXA Investment Managers" and all associated logos are trademarks that have been registered by AXA Investment Managers or its affiliated companies. The reproduction, removal, reuse or modification in any way of the distinctive signs found on the pages of this Website is forbidden.
Investment advisors render a service which is independent of AXA Investment Managers, and don’t act on our behalf. Therefore AXA Investment Managers assumes no liability for actions or omissions of investment advisors.
All complaints can be submitted in writing free of charge at the company AXA Investment Managers Deutschland GmbH, FAO: Compliance Office, Thurn-und-Taxis-Platz 6, 60313 Frankfurt am Main..
AXA Investment Managers has joined the arbitration body “Ombudsstelle für Investmentfonds” of the German Investment Funds Association (BVI).
Retail clients have the option to call for this arbitration body for the settlement of disputes with the company. Disputes arising in connection with the provisions of the German Capital Investment Code (Kapitalanlagegesetzbuch) can be resolved here by an independent and neutral arbitrator. Further details are determined in the rules of procedure of the arbitration body for investment funds of the BVI („Verfahrensordnung der Ombudsstelle für Investmentfonds des BVI"). Applications for arbitration must be sent in writing to the office of the arbitration body of the BVI, residing Unter den Linden 42, 10117 Berlin, Germany. You can find further information relating to the arbitration body for investment funds and its procedures at http://www.ombudsstelle-investmentfonds.de/.
Please contact us first in case of problems, before you initiate a proceeding at the arbitration body for investment funds. So much can be cleared on this way. We are happy to help you.
As regards disputes arising in connection with the provisions of the German Civil Code (Bürgerliches Gesetzbuch) regarding distance selling contracts for financial services (Fernabsatzverträge über Finanzdienstleistungen) the parties involved can also contact the arbitration body of the German Central Bank (Deutsche Bundesbank), Postfach 11 12 32, 60047 Frankfurt, Germany, Tel.: +4969/2388-1907 or – 1906, Fax: +4969/2388-1919, email@example.com.
The right to call the ordinary courts of law remains unaffected.
Furthermore it is recalled, that the AXA Investment Managers Deutschland GmbH is not willing or obliged to participate to other dispute resolutions before a consumer arbitration board according to the German law on alternative dispute resolutions (Verbraucherstreitbeilegungsgesetz).
Conflict of Interests
For the company, acting in customer’s best interest is one of the key elements of the philosophy in dealing with its clients. Potential conflict of interests with clients can oppose this aim, which is why the company took different precautions in handling with conflict of interests.
You can find a written summary of our principles via the following link : Information on dealing with conflicts of interest.
Exercise of shareholders rights
We think that a good corporate governance contributes significantly to the company value, risk management and efficient capital markets. The exercise of shareholders rights is a fundamental part of a good corporate governance.
You can find a written summary of our principles via the following link: Information on dealing with conflicts of interest by exercise of voting - and shareholder rights.
We believe that the introduced requirements regarding “Best Execution” reflect our current approach. Nevertheless the new rules require us to inform you about our execution principles for achieving the best possible results when executing orders of securities.
You can find a written summary of our execution principles via the following link: Best Execution Policy.
Furthermore you can find an overview via this link of the security broker we have used for the execution of orders: Counterparty- / Broker list of the AXA Investment Managers Deutschland GmbH.
Moreover you can ask for further details via the following email address at any time: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have other questions around the topic “important client information” please don’t hesitate to contact either us or your personal investment advisor.
All information herein contains information regarding the companies of the AXA Investment Managers group. AXA Investment Managers Deutschland GmbH is a capital investment company (Kapitalverwaltungsgesellschaft) according to German law and authorised for distribution of their products in Germany. As it regards Iceland the distribution of products authorised for distribution in Iceland is performed by Landesbankinn hf. Austurstræti 11, 155 Reykjavík. You will receive the latest prospectus, Key Investor Information Document (“KIID”) – if applicable – and the most recent annual or semi-annual report for funds distributed by the AXA Investment Managers Group in Iceland upon request and free of charge in paper form from Landesbankinn hf. Austurstræti 11, 155 Reykjavík or from our website www.axa-im.de
AXA Investment Managers Deutschland GmbH
Registered office of the company: Thurn-und-Taxis-Platz 6, 60313 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Gerald W. Springer
Christof Kutscher (chairman of the board)
Registered office of the company: Thurn-und-Taxis-Platz 6, 60313 Frankfurt am Main; Local Court Frankfurt am Main, HRB 116121
VAT identifikation number according to § 27 a of the German Value Added Tax Act (Umsatzsteuer-Identifikationsnummer gemäß § 27 a Umsatzsteuergesetz): DE 122786679
Competent Supervisory Authority (zuständige Aufsichtsbehörde): Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (Area of Securities and Asset Management Supervision) (Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (Bereich Wertpapieraufsicht / Asset Management))
Despite a careful content check we assume no liability for the content of external links. Solely the respective operators are responsible for the content of the linked webpages.
Editor: AXA Investment Managers Deutschland GmbH, As of 19 October 2016
Notes regarding data protection
Anonymous information retrieval
In principle you can visit the website of AXA Investment Managers Deutschland GmbH (hereinafter “AXA Investment Managers”) without telling us who you are. You will stay anonymous as an individual user. A reference to your person can’t be established without the support of your internet provider.
Collection and processing of personal data
On our website information is provided for our clients and in principle no personal data will be collected or processed. Personal data means any information concerning the personal or factual circumstances (e.g. the name, date of birth, postal- or email address or telephone number) of an identified or identifiable individual. These will only be collected, processed and used by us, as far as needed for the delivery of the offered services. Please note that you transmit these data usually as part of your communication – e.g. via email – with us.
Usage of cookies
For the usage of this website it may be needed that we install cookies on your computer, in particular to facilitate the navigation on this website for you. A cookie collects information with regard to the navigation of your computer on this website (which sites you have visited, date of access and time of access). We can use this information on your next visit. This information will be used for statistical reasons with regard to the usage of the website, in particular regarding which sites have been visited and how much time was spent on the single sites on average.
You may oppose the installation of cookies by setting your browser in the following manner:
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- Click on "Confidentiality"
- Select the appropriate level or click on "Advanced"
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Forwarding within the AXA Group
As a user you agree to the transmission of your data within the AXA group and explicitly permit this. AXA Investment Managers adheres to all confidentiality requirements and provisions of the relevant data protection acts and other applicable provisions.
By using this website you note and agree that your personal information or personal data will be stored and processed abroad (which means outside of your domicile country).
As user of this site you have the right to view and to have corrected any information stored about you. Contact us on: webmaster-DE@axa-im.com.
General information about user behaviour
The call history of websites will be stored automatically by the webservers. AXA Investment Managers analyses this data anonymously, that means without reference to the so called “IP-Address” (your computer’s address), to optimize the websites.
Contact person regarding data protection
If you should have further questions regarding data protection at AXA Investment Managers, our data protection officer remains at your disposal:
AXA Investment Manager Deutschland GmbH
Data Protection Officer / Datenschutzbeauftragter
Thurn-und-Taxis-Platz 6, 60313 Frankfurt am Main, Germany