American International Group News

Rival EU Cities Compete to Attract UK Firms Seeking Post-Brexit HQs

Ireland has complained to the European Commission that it is being undercut by rival centers competing to host financial firms looking for a European Union base outside London after Brexit. Last week, U.S. insurer AIG became the biggest group so far to …

Luxembourg Successfully Woos UK Finance Firms Seeking Post-Brexit HQs

Luxembourg is becoming a serious contender among nations bidding for business to come their way after the U.K.’s exit from the European Union, as insurers, asset managers and financial-technology companies are interested in setting up shop in the Grand Duchy. …

AIG Plans to Launch Luxembourg-Based Insurer in 2019 in Preparation for Brexit

American International Group Inc. plans to locate an insurance company in Luxembourg to ensure continued smooth operation of its business across the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland once the United Kingdom leaves the European Union. From 2019, AIG proposes …

UK Auto Insurers Face Disruption from Mobile Phone & Tech Companies

Auto insurance may be on the brink of an incursion from mobile-phone and technology companies. Telefonica SA’s O2 unit — one of the first mobile operators in Britain to offer car insurance — expanded its product line in February to include …

AIG May Move Europe HQ from London to Another EU Country on Brexit

U.S. insurer AIG may move its European headquarters from London to another European Union country because of Britain’s vote to leave the EU, the head of the AIG’s European and UK operations said at an industry conference on Tuesday. AIG …

AIG Agrees to Sell Japan Life Business to Hong Kong’s FWD Group

Hong Kong tycoon Richard Li is poised to buy American International Group Inc.’s Fuji Life Insurance Co. business, a deal that marks his FWD Group’s first foray into Japanese insurance. AIG will continue to offer property-casualty coverage in the Asian …

AIG Sued by Ex-Derivatives Staff Who Claim Denial of $100M in Bonuses

American International Group Inc. was sued by former staff who say they were denied $100 million in bonuses amid public outrage over derivative trades that crippled the insurer and threatened the stability of global financial markets. Details of the U.K. …

NSM Forms Joint Venture with Massachussetts-Based ABRY Partners, AIG

NSM Insurance Group, an insurance program administrator based in Pa., has agreed to enter into a joint venture with Massachussetts-based private equity investment firm, ABRY Partners, and AIG. Through this partnership, NSM Insurance Group aims to quickly grow and diversify in …

AIG Offers Brexit Coverage in UK for Anxious Executives

American International Group is coming out with new Brexit coverage in the UK for anxious executives, barely weeks after the fateful British vote to pull out of the European Union. AIG division AIG UK will handle the product launch, which …

‘Brexit’ Would Damage UK’s Leadership Position in Insurance: Aon

Aon Plc Chief Executive Officer Greg Case, who moved the insurance broker to London from Chicago four years ago, said the U.K.’s centuries-long leadership in the industry would be damaged if voters choose to leave the European Union. “The U.K. …