American International Group News

India Moves Closer to Raising Foreign Direct Investment Cap for Insurance

Max India Ltd., the Indian partner of MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings Inc., Japan’s biggest casualty insurer, surged to its highest in a month after a parliament panel recommended the nation increase the cap on foreign investment in the sector. Max, which has …

2 AIG Subsidiaries File to Redomesticate From Pennsylvania to Illinois

Two subsidiaries of the American International Group — Granite State Insurance Company and New Hampshire Insurance Company — recently filed for approval a plan of redomestication that would change their state of domicile from Pennsylvania to Illinois. The two companies …

AIG Global Real Estate Seeks $450 Million in Sale of South Korean Hotel

AIG Global Real Estate, a unit of American International Group Inc., is seeking at least $450 million from the sale of a luxury hotel in the South Korean capital, people with knowledge of the matter said. AIG’s Korean real estate …

Cross-Sector Global Coalition Formed, Aiming to Cut Road Traffic Deaths

Ten major global companies have created “Together for Safer Roads,” a cross-sector coalition focused on improving road safety and reducing deaths and injuries by road traffic collisions around the world. The founding members are: Anheuser-Busch InBev, American International Group, AT&T, …

AIG Q3 Net Income Rises 1% to $2.19B, More Share Buybacks Planned

Insurer American International Group on Monday reported better-than-expected third quarter earnings, bolstered in part by improved performance at core insurance operations. After-tax operating income jumped 23 percent from a year earlier. Chief Executive Officer Peter Hancock said the company remains …

AIG Pays $35M Penalty to Resolve Probe of Units Sold to MetLife

American International Group Inc. agreed to pay a $35 million penalty to resolve a New York State probe into unlicensed insurance sales by former units. The subsidiaries, American Life Insurance Co. and Delaware American Life Insurance Co., solicited business in …

Africa Provides Insurers With New Business Opportunities

Global insurance companies are flocking to Africa, where millions of people have started earning enough to afford business cover and protection for their families, said private equity firm LeapFrog Investments. “We’re at an immense inflection point in history where millions of people …

AIG Names Fasano to New Chief Information Officer Post

American International Group Inc. has named Philip Fasano to the newly-created role of executive vice president and chief information officer. Fasano will be responsible for oversight of the company’s global information technology, including reviewing and updating technology systems and platforms, …

AIA First-Half New Business Value Rises 23%, Led by China

AIA Group Ltd., the second-largest Asia-based insurer, posted a 23 percent increase in new business value in the first half, beating analyst estimates and exceeding the full-year figure for 2010 when it went public. The gauge of projected profitability of …

New York AG Says AIG’s Lawsuit Is Bid to Hobble Unlicensed Sales Probe

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman asked a judge to dismiss American International Group Inc.’s lawsuit against the state’s top financial regulator, saying the insurer is trying to interfere with a probe of unlicensed overseas insurance sales. “The investigation of …