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AXA Equitable Holdings, Inc. Announces Effectiveness of Form S-4 Registration Statement and Launch of Senior Notes Exchange Offer

December 17, 2018

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 17, 2018--AXA Equitable Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) announced today that effective at 10:00 a.m., New York City time on December 17, 2018, the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission declared effective its previously filed Registration Statement on Form S-4 for the exchange of up to $800 million aggregate principal amount of its outstanding 3.900% Senior Notes due 2023 (the “Old 3.900% Senior Notes”), up to $1.5 billion aggregate principal amount of its outstanding 4.350% Senior Notes due 2028 (the “Old 4.350% Senior Notes”) and up to $1.5 billion aggregate principal amount of its outstanding 5.000% Senior Notes due 2048 (the “Old 5.000% Senior Notes” and, together with the Old 3.900% Senior Notes and the Old 4.350% Senior Notes, the “Old Notes”), for a like principal amount of its 3.900% Senior Notes due 2023 (the “New 3.900% Senior Notes”), 4.350% Senior Notes due 2028 (the “New 4.350% Senior Notes”) and 5.000% Senior Notes due 2048 (the “New 5.000% Senior Notes” and, together with the New 3.900% Senior Notes and the New 4.350% Senior Notes, the “New Notes”), respectively, which have been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.

Accordingly, the Company announced that, effective December 17, 2018, it has launched its offer to exchange the Old Notes for the New Notes. This offer will expire at 5:00 p.m. New York City time on January 16, 2019, unless otherwise extended.

This press release is not an offer to exchange the New Notes for the Old Notes, nor is it the solicitation of an offer to exchange, which the Company is making only through the exchange offer prospectus, dated December 17, 2018, together with the related letter of transmittal. There will not be any offer or sale of the New Notes in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state.

Copies of the exchange offer prospectus and related documents may be obtained from Citibank, N.A., the exchange agent for the exchange offer, at the following address:

Citibank, N.A. Attention: AXA Equitable Holdings, Inc. 388 Greenwich Street New York, NY 10013 Jennifer.McCourt@citi.com Facsimile: (347) 767-2640 Phone: (212) 816-5680

ABOUT AXA EQUITABLE HOLDINGS

AXA Equitable Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EQH) is one of the leading financial services companies in the U.S. and is comprised of two complementary and well-established principal franchises, AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company and AllianceBernstein. We have been helping clients prepare for their financial future since 1859 and have a combined total of more than 12,100 employees and financial professionals, 5.3 million customer relationships and $668 billion of assets under management (as of 09/30/18).

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CONTACT: Investor Relations:

Kevin Molloy: +1 212-314-2476Media Relations:

Gina Tyler: +1 212-314-2010

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA NEW YORK

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: PROFESSIONAL SERVICES BANKING CONSULTING FINANCE INSURANCE

SOURCE: EQH Investor Relations

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