AXA SA operates as a holding company which engages in the provision of insurance and asset management services. It operates through the following segments: France, Europe, Asia, AXA XL, the United States, International and Transversal & Central Holdings. The France segment consists of Life & Savings and Property & Casualty activities, AXA Banque France and France holdings. The Europe segment consists of Life & Savings and Property & Casualty activities in Switzerland, Germany, Belgium, United Kingdom & Ireland, Spain and Italy. The Asian segment consists of Life & Savings activities in Japan, Hong Kong and Asia High Potentials, as well as Property & Casualty activities in Hong Kong and Asia High Potentials. The AXA XL segment consists of Property & Casualty activities at XL Group, as well as AXA Corporate Solutions Assurance and AXA Art. The United States segment includes Life & Savings activities in the United States, as well as Asset Management services offered by AB. The International segment consists of Life & Savings and Property & Casualty activities in 14 countries within Europe, the Middle East and Africa & Latin America, as well as in Singapore, Malaysia and India. The Transversal & Central Holdings segment includes transversal entities, namely AXA Investment Managers, AXA Assistance, AXA Liabilities Managers, AXA Global Re, AXA Life Europe, as well as AXA SA and other Central Holdings. The company was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Paris, France.