AIG to Sell Argentina Consumer Finance Operations

June 3, 2009

American International Group, Inc. (AIG) announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell 100 percent of its shares in its consumer finance operations in Argentina, consisting of Compania Financiera Argentina S.A. (CFA), Cobranzas y Servicios S.A. and AIG Universal Processing Center S.A., to Banco de Galicia y Buenos Aires S.A. and an investment group arranged by Grupo Pegasus.

Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. It is also “subject to the satisfaction of certain conditions, including approvals by the Argentine Central Bank and the Argentine National Commission for the Defense of Competition,” said AIG.

CFA is a leading provider of personal loans in Argentina, with 93 branches nationwide, distribution agreements with approximately 3,900 retailers and approximately one million customers.

Source: American International Group –

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