AXA was originally founded in France in 1816 and today is one of the largest insurers in the world. AXA has 160,000 employees and 105 million clients. AXA has a sizeable presence all over Asia, for health insurance a well as other types of protection. Today, AXA has over one million customers in Macau and Hong Kong. AXA PPP is a specialist health insurance and healthcare arm of AXA which was founded in 1940. It is now based in the UK and has clients in 62 different countries, both individuals/families and companies.