PARIS, May 13 (Reuters) - French insurer Axa and Dutch bank ABN Amro have picked BNP Paribas as the buyer of their life insurance joint venture Neuflize Vie, French daily Les Echos reported on Monday.

The deal, if finalised, would be worth several hundred million euros, the paper said.

BNP Paribas, Axa and ABN Amro declined comment.

(Reporting by Mathieu Rosemain; writing by Dominique Vidalon; editing by Jason Neely)