American International Group, Inc. - Recent Material Event

Item  8.01. Other Events.

On December 17, 2012, AIG issued a press release announcing that it had priced the sale in Hong Kong of approximately 1.65 billion ordinary shares of AIA Group Limited (AIA) by means of a placing to certain institutional investors within the price range of HK$29.65 (approximately US$3.83 per share) to HK$30.65 (approximately US$3.95 per share). The exact price will be disclosed before the opening of the Hong Kong market on Tuesday, December 18, 2012 Hong Kong time. This represents all of the AIA ordinary shares owned by AIG.

The AIA ordinary shares have not been and will not be registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or any state securities laws. Therefore, the AIA ordinary shares may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and any applicable state securities laws.

A copy of this press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated into this Item 8.01 by reference.

 

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

  (d) Exhibits.

 

Exhibit 99.1    Press release dated December 17, 2012

SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

       

AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL GROUP, INC.

(Registrant)

Date: December 17, 2012       By:  

/s/    James J. Killerlane III

        Name:   James J. Killerlane III
        Title:   Associate General Counsel and Assistant Secretary

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99.1    Press release dated December 17, 2012