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AIG continued to refine & enhance reinsurance use at 1/1

14th February 2020

Global insurer and reinsurer AIG continued to refine and enhance its reinsurance buying strategy at the recent Jan 1st, 2020 renewals, securing an improved catastrophe reinsurance program at a lower cost when compared with the previous year. In recent times, AIG has made some significant changes to its use of ... Read the full article

AIG benefits from favourable reserve development & investments in Q4

13th February 2020

American International Group, Inc. (AIG) has announced significantly improved net income of USD 922 million for the fourth-quarter of 2019, driven by the performance of its General Insurance underwriting, reinsurance actions, favourable prior year development, lower cat losses, and higher investment income. Q4 net income of USD 922 million is a ... Read the full article

Coronavirus a low-risk threat for AIG, says Credit Suisse

29th January 2020

The potential impact of the Coronavirus on insurer AIG appears to be fairly low despite the company’s considerable exposure to pandemic risk and its high share in the Chinese P&C market, according to Credit Suisse. However, analysts cautioned that they were “not highly confident” in their assessment, given AIG’s evolving global ... Read the full article

Government could mandate catastrophe insurance: AIG’s Duperreault at Davos

22nd January 2020

Brian Duperreault, the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of insurance giant AIG, has said that mandating insurance protection for catastrophes is "maybe something that the government could enable." The insurance industry expert made the comment on a panel during the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland. The panel ... Read the full article

AIG, Prudential & Principal reportedly discussed Voya takeover

9th January 2020

The Financial Times has reported that re/insurance giant AIG, life insurer Prudential Financial and asset manager Principal Financial Group were among the companies interested in acquiring U.S. retirement plan provider, Voya Financial. According to people briefed on the matter, says the Financial Times, Voya held discussions with AIG, Prudential, Principal Financial ... Read the full article

Aflac joins, AIG extends strategic partnership with Varagon Capital Partners

9th January 2020

Varagon Capital Partners, a direct lender to middle market companies, has entered into a definitive agreement to establish a strategic partnership with Aflac Global Investments, and has also extended its existing partnership with insurer and reinsurer, AIG. AIG has been an anchor investor and client of Varagon since 2014 and has ... Read the full article

Peter Zaffino takes President role at AIG

18th December 2019

American International Group, Inc. (AIG) has announced the appointment of Peter S. Zaffino as President of the company, effective from January 1, 2020. Zaffino currently serves as Global Chief Operating Officer (COO) of AIG and as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of General Insurance. AIG explained that he will continue to serve in ... Read the full article

Japanese market to rebound despite complicated losses: AIG’s Zaffino

13th December 2019

Despite the recent impacts of catastrophe events in Japan, executives at insurer and reinsurer AIG expect the region's market to rebound and adjust to the recent and complex spate of typhoons. Highlighted by the most recent devastation caused by typhoon Hagibis, the catastrophe experience in Japan over the last 18 months ... Read the full article

AIG’s Peter Zaffino sees a more disciplined P&C market in 2020

11th December 2019

Peter Zaffino, the Global Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of General Insurance at AIG, expects property and casualty (P&C) market dynamics to drive heightened discipline across the space in 2020. Zaffino, alongside AIG President and CEO Brian Duperreault and Mark Lyons, Chief Financial Officer (CFO), recently discussed ... Read the full article

Fortitude Re sale incrementally positive for AIG, AM Best says

28th November 2019

Global insurer AIG’s Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “bbb”, as well as the Financial Strength Ratings and the Long-Term ICRs of its operating subsidiaries, remain unchanged by AM Best following the decision to offload Fortitude Re in a transaction the ratings agency describes as incrementally positive for the group. AIG ... Read the full article

Carlyle Group and T&D acquire AIG’s stake in Fortitude Re for $1.8bn

26th November 2019

The Carlyle Group and T&D Holdings have partnered to acquire a 76.6% ownership interest in Fortitude Re, the run-off reinsurer launched by AIG and Carlyle in November 2018. Valued at $1.8 billion, the deal will leave Carlyle with a 71.5% stake in Fortitude Re (including the 19.9% stake it took ... Read the full article

AIG adds Barrett as global head of multinational, general insurance

19th November 2019

Insurance giant AIG has appointed Allison Barrett global head of multinational, general insurance. Barrett joins on December 9 and will be based out of the firm’s New York office, reporting to Michael Price, head of global service businesses & global Chief Operating Officer, general insurance. She joins from Willis Towers Watson, having ... Read the full article

State Farm & Berkshire maintain status as top US P&C insurers

24th October 2019

State Farm and Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance maintained their spots as the largest and second-largest U.S. Property and Casualty (P&C) writers in 2018, respectively, while Chubb INA Group entered the top ten. This is according to the Reinsurance News directory of the Top 100 U.S. P&C ... Read the full article

AIG targets US high net worth market with new Lloyd’s syndicate

23rd October 2019

American International Group, Inc. (AIG) has announced the launch of Syndicate 2019, a new Lloyd's of London syndicate designed to serve the specialist US high net worth market, subject to regulatory approval. Syndicate 2019 will be managed by Talbot Underwriting Limited, the MGA AIG acquired last year, and will start ... Read the full article

Hagibis could exhaust AIG’s cat allowance for Japan, say analysts

15th October 2019

Typhoon Hagibis, which devasted the east coast of Japan over the weekend, could exhaust the catastrophe allowance of American International Group, Inc. (AIG) in Japan, according to analysts at Credit Suisse. The firm noted that AIG has likely already used its Japan $550 million excess of $200 million occurrence coverage ... Read the full article

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