All information contained within this section relates to trending fraud attempts which have subsequently been reported to AXA IM during recent times.
Please be advised that these companies are not affiliated with the AXA Group in any way.

IPO scams

Individuals claiming to be from AXA IM offering members of the public the opportunity to take part in Initial Public Offerings (IPO). These emails are sent from false email accounts such as admin@axa-im-uk.com, trading@axa-im-uk.com and use variations of our domain such as @axa-imglobal.com. These emails often claim to be from senior executives of AXA IM and AXA group.

If you are uncertain about the legitimacy of a communication please contact us at LONFinancialCrimeTeam@axa-im.com.

TradeCapital scams

Individuals claiming to be employees of TradeCapital Invest Finance Limited (https://www.tradecapitalinvest.biz) are advising members of the public that they have merged with AXA Investment Managers UK Ltd.

Neither AXA IM UK Limited nor any other part of the AXA Group has entered into a relationship with TradeCapital Invest Finance Limited or Trade Capital Group. Please note that anyone contacting you from the above companies advising they have merged with AXA IM UK Ltd or AXA Group will not be a genuine communication.

Our premises at 7 Newgate Street, London, EC1A 7NX is the registered address of AXA Investment Managers UK Limited only.

Fixed Rate ISA

Individuals are purporting to be employees of AXA IM Asset Management and based in Ireland. They are offering a Fixed Rate ISA with a rate of 3% pa. These emails are sent from false email accounts such as admin@axa-im-ie.com and claim to be staff member of AXA IM or AXA Group.

This is not a genuine offering and we strongly urge you not to engage in communications and part with any funds.

National Lottery of Uruguay

Individuals are being contacted by an individual purporting to work for AXA Investment Managers regarding the National Lottery of Uruguay. These emails are sent from a false email account, axa-im@consultant.com.

Blanc & Beaufort

Blanc and Beaufort is a brokerage firm. The legitimate entity of Blanc and Beaufort has been cloned and there is a notice on the FCA warning list. Individuals purporting to work for Blanc and Beaufort are cold calling individuals and encouraging them to make investments in AXA funds in addition to other asset management firms.

J McKenzie

It has been brought to our attention that a Key Investor Information Document with reference to a fund so-called “AXA McKenzie Global Technology Fund” (“AXA MKGTF”) and supposed to be managed by the company “J. McKenzie” in partnership with the AXA Investment Managers Group (“AXA IM Group”) and AXA Investment Managers UK Limited, has been published on the following website : www.jmmckenzie.com.

Please be advised that “AXA MKGTF” is not an AXA IM Group product nor managed by any AXA IM entity. In addition, neither entity of the AXA IM Group nor any other entity of the AXA Group has entered into any relationship or partnership with the company “J. McKenzie”. Accordingly, please exercise caution before carrying out any investment concerning this fund and/or with this company. 

Investimiento UK Ltd

It has come to our attention that the abovementioned company has been incorporated and registered with Companies House at the premises 7 Newgate Street, London, EC1A 7NX.
Please note that 7 Newgate Street, London, EC1A 7NX is the registered address of AXA Investment Managers UK Limited only.
Neither AXA IM UK Limited nor any other part of the AXA Group has entered into a relationship with Investimiento UK Ltd. 
Please note that anyone contacting you from this entity advising they have merged with AXA IM UK or AXA Group will not be a genuine communication.

Lotusten Assetz Management Holdings PTE LTD (“Lotusten”)

It has come to our attention that the abovementioned company is claiming to be representing AXA Investment Managers UK Limited and entering into Confidential Investment Management Agreements (“CIMAs”).

Please be advised that AXA Investment Managers UK Limited is not connected with Lotusten and does not enter into these types of agreements.  Accordingly, please exercise caution before carrying out any investment concerning these agreements and/or with this company.

Abott Logistics Consulting Ltd

It has come to our attention that the abovementioned company has been incorporated and registered with Companies House at the premises 7 Newgate Street, London, EC1A 7NX.

Please note that 7 Newgate Street, London, EC1A 7NX is the registered address of AXA Investment Managers UK Limited.  Neither AXA IM UK Limited nor any other part of the AXA Group has entered into a relationship with Abott Logistics Consulting Ltd. 

NextEra Energy Solar Bond

Individuals claiming to be employees of AXA IM are offering members of the general public the opportunity to invest in the NextEra Energy Solar Bond.

Neither AXA IM UK nor any other part of the AXA Group has entered into a relationship with NextEra Energy to provide a fixed income bond to facilitate the development of Solar energy projects.

This is not a genuine offering and we strongly urge you not to engage in communications and part with any funds.