MAXIS GBN was co-founded by MetLife and AXA in 1998. Fast-forward almost 20 years and we're a joint venture with global headquarters in London.

Our History

  • 1998 – MAXIS GBN co-founded by MetLife and AXA

    Following rapid growth, MAXIS GBN quickly becomes one of the leading global employee benefits networks.

  • 2006 – AXA acquires Winterthur Wealth Management

    AXA continues its growth strategy with the acquisition of this market leader in personal pensions and investments, which also contributes to the growth of our network.

  • 2010 – MetLife acquires American Life Insurance Company (Alico)

    Alico, previously owned by American International Group (AIG), positions MetLife and MAXIS GBN’s services as a global life insurance and employee benefits powerhouse.

  • 2016 – MAXIS GBN launches as a joint venture company

    MetLife and AXA further strengthen their relationship by combining their operations into a separate joint venture company. This is focused on enhancing the client experience through product innovation and data analytics.

  • 2016 – AXA named leading global insurance brand for the eighth year running by Interbrand

    The award further attests the strength of the brands underlying MAXIS GBN.

  • 2017 – Our new London office opens

    We move into new global headquarters in The Monument Building in London. Our people are based here and everywhere around the world. A new chapter in the history of our network begins.