Axa Wealth and its investment management arm Architas have become joint lead corporate members of the Institute of Financial Planning.
Axa and Architas will hold the position for 12 months having taken up the role on 1 July.
The IFP says the role involves supporting the trade body throughout the year as well as acting as lead sponsor at its annual conference.
IFP chief operating officer Steve Gazzard says: “We welcome the support and commitment of both AXA Wealth and Architas by becoming IFP platinum corporate members.
Axa Elevate head of strategic partnerships Nick Lee says: “As we step up our commitment by becoming IFP’s lead corporate member along with Architas for the next twelve months, we look forward to working even more closely with the IFP over that period.”