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NEW YORK, Mar 29, 2010 --American International Group, Inc. (AIG) today announced that it has closed the sale of a portion of its asset management business to Pacific Century Group, the Asia-based private investment firm. AIG will continue to manage approximately $509 billion of assets as part of its internal investment operation.

Pacific Century Group paid $277 million in cash at closing, and AIG expects to receive additional future consideration in the form of a performance note and a continuing share of carried interest.

The divested portion of the asset management business has been branded as PineBridge Investments and operates in 31 countries. PineBridge Investments manages approximately $87.3 billion of assets for institutional and individual clients across a variety of asset classes, including private equity, hedge funds of funds, listed equities and certain fixed income strategies.

AIG is a leading international insurance organization with operations in more than 130 countries and jurisdictions. AIG companies serve commercial, institutional, and individual customers through one of the most extensive worldwide property-casualty networks of any insurer. In addition, AIG companies are leading providers of life insurance and retirement services around the world. AIG common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange, as well as the stock exchanges in Ireland and Tokyo.

SOURCE: American International Group, Inc.

American International Group, Inc.
Lauren Day, (News Media), 212-770-3141
Teri Watson, (Investor Community), 212-770-7074