AXA is a Proud Sponsor and Ready to Race in the 2016 NYC Dragon Boat Festival

a leading financial protection company, announced today that it is an
official sponsor and participant in the 2016 NYC
Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival
, to be held August 6-7.

“We are thrilled to be sponsoring the NYC Dragon Boat Festival and
excited to have the AXA team race for the 8th year in a row,”
said Josh Braverman, Senior Executive Director, Chief Investment Officer
and Treasurer of AXA US and executive sponsor of the Pan Asian Resource
Council (PARC) Employee Resource Group (ERG). “AXA is proud to support
this wonderful event that celebrates Asian cultural traditions and
allows our employees to engage in fun, team-building activities.”

The NYC Hong Kong Dragon Boat festival takes place over the course of
two days (August 6-7th, 2016) on Meadow Lake in Flushing
Meadows-Corona Park, in the New York City borough of Queens. Celebrating
the “Year of the Monkey,” the festival is a vibrant display of global
cultures and athleticism, with over 200 teams and more than 2,500
participants competing from around the word. Come by and cheer on AXA’s
team, the AXA Water Dragons, as they compete after weeks of morning
practices and rigorous training to preparing for the races.

AXA’s Resources to the Asian-American Community

AXA Advisors, LLC offers a diverse team of financial professionals,
including many that are fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese, and other Asian
languages, to serve the planning needs of Asian-Americans residents. The
Pan Asian Resource Council (PARC), AXA’s culturally diverse Employee
Resource Group, is committed to advancing a deeper understanding among
AXA employees of the greater Asian cultures.

AXA also sponsored the Charlotte
Dragon Boat Festival
on May 14, 2016 and a team from AXA’s local
Charlotte office competed in the races. For a flavor of the upcoming NYC
Dragon Boat festival, we invite you to watch AXA’s 2015
Dragon Boat highlights video

For more information about AXA PARC, visit
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About AXA

“AXA” (also referred to as “AXA US”) is a brand name of AXA
Equitable Financial Services
, LLC and its family of companies,
including AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company (NY, NY), MONY Life
Insurance Company of America (AZ stock company, administrative office:
Jersey City, NJ), AXA Advisors, LLC, and AXA Distributors, LLC. In
business since 1859, AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company is a leading
financial protection company and one of the nation’s premier providers
of life
and annuity
products distributed to individuals and business owners through its
retail distribution channel, AXA Advisors, LLC (member FINRA, SIPC) and
to the financial services market through its wholesale distribution
channel, AXA Distributors, LLC (member FINRA, SIPC)

(also referred to as “AXA Group”) is a Paris-headquartered
holding company for a group of international insurance and financial
services companies, including AXA Equitable Financial Services, LLC
companies. AXA S.A. is a worldwide leader in financial protection
strategies and wealth management with 103 million clients in 64
countries as of Dec. 31, 2015. AXA S.A. has been ranked the No. 1
insurance brand in the world by Interbrand
for seven consecutive years as of Oct. 5, 2015.

The obligations of AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company and MONY Life
Insurance Company of America are backed solely by their claims-paying
ability. Find AXA on FacebookTwitter and LinkedIn.
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Jennifer Recine, 212-314-2009