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AIG Announces U.S. Department of the Treasury Expects $750 Million in Additional Proceeds from AIG Common Stock Offering
Monday, August 06, 2012
NEW YORK (Business Wire) -- American International Group, Inc. (NYSE: AIG) today announced that the U.S. Department of the Treasury (Treasury) expects to receive an additional $750 million from its underwritten public offering of AIG common stock. The underwriters have exercised their over-allotment option in full to purchase 24,590,164 additional shares of AIG common stock at the public offering price of $30.50 per share.
On August 3, 2012, Treasury had priced an offering of 163,934,426 shares of its AIG common stock at the public offering price of $30.50 per share. In connection with Treasury's offering, AIG agreed to purchase 98,360,656 shares of AIG common stock in the offering at the public offering price for an aggregate purchase amount of approximately $3.0 billion. Combined with the exercise of the over-allotment option, Treasury's proceeds from the public offering are expected to be approximately $5.75 billion and the total number of shares sold in the offering is expected to be approximately 188.5 million.
The offering is expected to reduce Treasury's remaining investment in AIG to approximately 871.1 million shares of common stock; and reduce Treasury's percentage ownership of AIG's outstanding shares of common stock from 61 percent to approximately 53 percent. When this offering is completed, it is anticipated that Treasury will have sold approximately 784 million shares of AIG common stock since May 2011 for total proceeds of approximately $23.3 billion. Treasury also announced that in addition to principal repayments, the Federal Reserve and Treasury have also received additional income beyond that from interest, fees, and other gains. That additional income beyond principal repayments totals $14 billion, including approximately $13 billion from the Federal Reserve's investment and approximately $1 billion from Treasury's investment.
BofA Merrill Lynch, Barclays Capital Inc., Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Goldman, Sachs & Co., J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Macquarie Capital (USA) Inc., Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, UBS Securities LLC, and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC have been retained as joint bookrunners for the offering.
This press release contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. In particular, no assurance can be given that the purchase will be completed. These forward-looking statements reflect AIG's current views with respect to future events and are based on assumptions and are subject to risks and uncertainties. Except for AIG's ongoing obligation to disclose material information as required by federal securities laws, it does not intend to provide an update concerning any future revisions to any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances occurring after the date hereof.
The offering is being made under AIG's shelf registration statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and only by means of a prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus. When available, a copy of the prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained from the Securities and Exchange Commission's Web site at www.sec.gov or by contacting any of the joint bookrunners, including (i) BofA Merrill Lynch, 222 Broadway, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10038, Attn: Prospectus Department by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, (ii) Barclays Capital Inc., c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, New York 11717, by emailing Barclaysprospectus@broadridge.com or calling 888-603-5847, (iii) Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Attn: Prospectus Department, Brooklyn Army Terminal, 140 58th Street, 8th Floor, Brooklyn, New York 11220, by calling 800-831-9146, (iv) Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Attn: Prospectus Department, One Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10010, by emailing email@example.com or calling 800-221-1037, (v) Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Attention: Prospectus Group, 60 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005-2836, by calling 1-800-503-4611 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, (vi) Goldman, Sachs & Co. Attn: Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, New York 10282, by calling toll-free 866-471-2526, by faxing 212-902-9316 or by emailing email@example.com, (vii) J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, by calling 866 803-9204, (viii) Macquarie Capital (USA) Inc., 125 West 55th Street, New York, NY 10019, Attn: Prospectus Department, by emailing US.Prospectus@Macquarie.com or calling (888) 268-3937, (ix) Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, c/o Prospectus Department, 180 Varick Street 2/F, New York, NY 10014, by calling (866) 718-1649 or by emailing at firstname.lastname@example.org, (x) UBS Securities LLC, 299 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10171, Attn: Prospectus Department, by calling (888) 827-7275, and (xi) Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, 375 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10152, Attention: Equity Syndicate Department, by emailing email@example.com or calling 800-326-5897.
American International Group, Inc. (AIG) is a leading international insurance organization serving customers in more than 130 countries. 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 in the United States. AIG common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and the Tokyo Stock Exchange.