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AIG Announces U.S. Department of the Treasury Launch of Offering to Sell AIG Common Stock

Sunday, September 09, 2012

AIG Announces U.S. Department of the Treasury Launch of Offering to Sell AIG Common Stock17:16 EDT Sunday, September 09, 2012 NEW YORK (Business Wire) -- American International Group, Inc. (NYSE: AIG) today announced that the U.S. Department of the Treasury (Treasury) has launched an offering of $18 billion of its AIG common stock, par value $2.50 per share (AIG Common Stock). Treasury will also grant a 30-day option to the underwriters for the offering to purchase up to an additional $2.7 billion of AIG Common Stock to cover over-allotments, if any. In connection with Treasury's offering, AIG has indicated to Treasury that it intends to purchase up to $5 billion of AIG Common Stock in the offering, at the initial public offering price, pursuant to a previously announced authorization granted by the AIG Board of Directors. Citigroup, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Goldman, Sachs & Co., and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC have been retained as joint global coordinators for the offering. Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, Barclays Capital Inc., Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, RBC Capital Markets, LLC, UBS Securities LLC, Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC and Macquarie Capital (USA) Inc. have been retained as joint book-runners for the offering. The offering will be 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 (i) Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Attn: Prospectus Department, Brooklyn Army Terminal, 140 58th Street, 8th Floor, Brooklyn, New York 11220, by calling 800-831-9146 or emailing batprospectusdept@citi.com, (ii) Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Attn: Prospectus Group, 60 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005-2836, by calling 1-800-503-4611, or by emailing prospectus.cpdg@db.com, (iii) 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 prospectus-ny@ny.gmail.gs.com, or (iv) J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, by calling 866 803-9204. This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the securities described herein, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. 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 offering or purchase will be completed. These forward-looking statements are not historical facts but instead represent only AIG's belief regarding future events, many of which, by their nature, are inherently uncertain and outside AIG's control. Except for AIG's ongoing obligation to disclose material information as required by federal securities laws, AIG is not under any obligation (and expressly disclaims any obligation) to update or alter any projections, goals, assumptions, or other statements, whether written or oral, that may be made from time to time, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. 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. American International Group, Inc.News MediaJim Ankner, 212-770-3277Cell: 917-882-7677orInvestment CommunityLiz Werner, 212-770-7074