PARIS, 20-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — AXA announced today that it has completed the acquisition of a 7.15% stake in African Reinsurance Corporation (“Africa Re”), the leading reinsurance company in Africa¹ , for a total consideration of USD 61 million (or Euro 54 million² ).
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¹ Source: Africa Re Information Memorandum, based on 2013 gross written premiums.
² EUR 1 = USD 1.13.