Anbang Insurance News

China’s Anbang Insurance to Begin Selling Waldorf-Astoria Luxury Condos

China’s Anbang Insurance Group Co. is scouring the globe for condo buyers looking for a little — or a lot — of Park Avenue glamour. Four years after buying the famed Waldorf Astoria for a record $1.95 billion, the insurer …

China’s Revamp of Anbang Insurance Includes Moving Business to New Company

The Chinese government is taking a major step in its efforts to sell a strategic stake in Anbang Insurance Group Co., the acquisitive insurer it took over last year amid a fraud investigation into its former chairman. Under a plan …

China Regulator to Retain Control of Anbang Insurance Group Until Next Year

China’s banking and insurance regulator said on Friday it will extend its control of Anbang Insurance Group Co. Ltd. for one year to Feb. 22, 2020. The regulator will maintain the stable operation of Anbang and protect the interests of …

Anbang Insurance Assets for Sale Include Manhattan Building, Health Insurer, Hotels

Anbang Insurance Group Co., which symbolized the era of mega-acquisitive Chinese companies that later had to reverse their buying binges, is continuing to whittle down its empire. The Beijing-based conglomerate is exploring the sale of the Manhattan office building that …

China’s Debt-Ridden Anbang Insurance Aims to Sell $200M of Japan Real Estate: Sources

Anbang Insurance Group Co. Ltd. aims to sell $200 million worth of Japanese real estate to bidders including Blackstone Group LP, about two years after buying them from the U.S. investment firm, two people with knowledge of the matter said. …

China’s Fosun Weighs Acquisition of Belgian Insurer Ageas

Fosun International Ltd., the Chinese group backed by billionaire Guo Guangchang, is considering an offer for all or parts of Belgian insurer Ageas in what could be its boldest move to expand its international footprint, people familiar with the matter …

China’s Anbang to Sell Overseas Properties Worth $10B in Ongoing Rescue: Sources

China’s Anbang Insurance Group Co. Ltd. is looking to offload overseas properties worth about $10 billion to shore up its balance sheet as part of a government-backed rescue, three people with knowledge of the matter said. The sales are likely …

China’s Anbang Weighs Sale of Hexie Health Insurance: Sources

Anbang Insurance Group Co. is weighing a sale of its Hexie Health Insurance Co. unit as the troubled Chinese firm reviews its assets for possible divestment, according to people familiar with the matter. The insurer is in discussions with financial …

China’s Anbang Insurance Eyes Sale of Fidea, as 1st European Divestment: Sources

Anbang Insurance Group Co. is exploring a sale of Belgian insurer Fidea, people with knowledge of the matter said, in what would be the troubled Chinese insurer’s first European divestment since it was seized by the government. Beijing-based Anbang has …

Anbang Chairman Wu’s Downfall Sealed with 18 Year Jail Term

Wu Xiaohui, former chairman of Anbang Insurance Group Co., was sentenced to 18 years in prison after being convicted of fund-raising fraud and embezzlement, according to the official Xinhua News Agency. The verdict from a Shanghai court also said Wu …