AIG News

Rapid Cyber Premium Growth by Fairfax, Tokio Marine Increased Share of Market

The top cyber insurance carriers in 2021 shifted to include Fairfax Financial Holdings and Tokio Marine U.S. as the marketplace grew 74% to over $4.8 billion, according to a report from Fitch Ratings. Overall, the top cyber insurance underwriters are …

Russia-Ukraine a ‘Complex’ Situation for Insurance Industry: AIG CEO Zaffino

AIG CEO Peter Zaffino during the company’s most recent earnings call provided analysts with some insight regarding insurance implications from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. “We have not seen a situation like this in modern times,” Zaffino said during the May …

AIG Q1 Net Income Up as Underwriting Profit Soars

First quarter underwriting profit soared as AIG reported net income of $4.25 billion compared with $3.87 billion during the 2021 first quarter. Underwriting income in AIG’s General Insurance unit was $446 million during the first three months of 2022, compared …

People Moves: AIG Promotes Bolt; RIMS Honors Griffith; Tokio Marine HCC Hires Ingerslev for Cyber; Frenier to Lead CAC Specialty Prof, Cyber Business Development

AIG Appoints Tom Bolt EVP and Chief Risk Officer American International Group (AIG) said Tom Bolt was named Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer, effective immediately. He replaces Sabra Purtill, who was named Executive Vice President and Chief Investment …

AIG Looks at Cutting Insurance for Russia, Ukraine

AIG, one of the world’s biggest commercial insurers, is considering cutting cover for Russia and Ukraine, to shield itself from the risk of hefty claims as sanctions ratchet up and the war drags on, an insurance broker and a source …

Boy Scouts Abuse Settlement Attacked for Preventing Future Lawsuits

The Boy Scouts of America’s sexual abuse compensation fund should be rejected, a small group of victims say, because the proposal has the same legal flaw that ended a similar plan by bankrupt opioid maker Purdue Pharma LP. The Boy …

Boy Scouts Victims’ Fund Unfair to Insurers, Companies Argue in Court

The Boy Scouts of America’s sexual abuse compensation fund may force insurers to make payments they can’t negotiate over, even if the claims are fraudulent, a group of the companies argued in court. Insurers, including American International Group, Liberty Mutual …

Lexington Insurance Pulling Out of Florida, Other Markets for High-End Homes

Lexington Insurance, an AIG company, is pulling out of the Florida homeowners market, leaving an estimated 8,000 affluent customers looking for coverage. And those homeowners likely won’t be able to turn to Citizens Property Insurance Corp., the state-backed insurer of …

AIG’s Life and Retirement Unit Files for IPO

The holding company of U.S. insurer American International Group Inc.’s life and retirement business, SAFG Retirement Services Inc., filed for an initial public offering in the United States on Monday. In the filing, SAFG reported total revenue of $23.39 billion …

Insurers Refuse to Pick Up Bill for Billions in Opioid Claims

A multibillion-dollar bill is coming due for the U.S. opioid epidemic and insurers for some of the largest drug makers, distributors and pharmacies are refusing to help pay for it. A Delaware Supreme Court ruling in January has emboldened insurers …