American International Group News

AIG to Offer Crowdfunding Investor Protection in UK and Canada

American International Group Inc. has launched a new product for the global crowdfunding investment industry. This new insurance product was developed specifically to protect investors on equity crowdfunding platforms against issuer fraud. Crowdfunding platforms enable innovators to fund their ideas …

Boston Duck Tours Says Driver in Crash Had ‘Exemplary’ Record

Boston Duck Tours says the driver of the amphibious sightseeing vehicle that collided with a scooter in Boston, killing a woman, had an “exemplary record” during his six years with the company. A Boston Duck Tours spokesman said in a …

Lexington Underwriter Warmuth Killed in Boston Duck Boat Crash

Allison Warmuth, senior underwriter in healthcare at Lexington Insurance, was killed in a tragic accident Saturday after the scooter she was driving was struck by a duck boat in downtown Boston. Warmuth, 28, was also an associate board member of …

AIG Selling $1.2 Billion Worth of Shares in China’s PICC P&C: Report

American International Group is offering for sale about $1.2 billion worth of shares in China’s PICC Property and Casualty Co. Ltd. (PICC P&C) in a block deal, IFR said on Saturday, citing a term sheet of the deal. AIG’s stake …

Simplifying Derivatives Rules Will Help Regulators Spot Systemic Risks: Industry

Regulators won’t get a clear picture of risks in the $550 trillion derivatives market until they prune trade reporting rules, a group of 13 industry bodies said on Wednesday. The collapse of Lehman Brothers bank in September 2008 left regulators …

AIG Weighs Cutting Nearly 125 U.K. Jobs, in Plan to Reduce Costs: Sources

American International Group Inc., the insurer under pressure from activist investors, may eliminate about 125 positions in the U.K. as it scales back in certain countries and moves jobs to lower-cost locations, according to people familiar with the plan. The …

U.S. Utilities Examine Their Insurance Protection After Ukraine Grid Cyber Attack

U.S. utilities are looking hard at their cyber vulnerabilities and whether they can get insurance to cover what could be a multi-billion dollar loss after hackers cut electric power to more than 80,000 Ukrainians last month. The Dec. 23 incident …

AIG Increases Global Commercial Property Limits to $2.5B

American International Group, Inc. (AIG) has significantly raised available global commercial property limits to $2.5 billion per occurrence. According to the company, the move responds to the growing demand for capacity and services by clients managing more complex global risks …

AIG Reportedly to Raise About $750M From Sale of Shares in China’s PICC P&C

American International Group is seeking to raise about $750 million by selling part of its stake in China’s state-run PICC Property and Casualty Co. Ltd., according to a term sheet of the deal seen by IFR on Monday. AIG is …

Kimberley Appointed Chief Underwriting Officer of Ascot Underwriting (Bermuda)

Ascot Underwriting Ltd., the London-based Lloyd’s managing agency, has appointed Simon Kimberley as chief underwriting officer of Ascot Underwriting (Bermuda) Ltd. Kimberley transferred to AUB in 2014 as underwriter and was formerly an underwriter with Ascot’s treaty team in London. …