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  1. February 17, 2014

    Hank Greenberg makes comeback with $4.4bn MultiPlan acquisition

    Former AIG boss Maurice “Hank” Greenberg has made a comeback on the deal scene with the $4.4bn acquisition of MultiPlan, a...

  2. August 12, 2013

    Ben Bernanke’s AIG bailout gets no thanks from Hank Greenberg

    Ben Bernanke is not being thanked for his heroic efforts during the financial crisis with a statue or a portrait. Nor is he...

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  1. July 29, 2013

    Bernanke ordered to testify in AIG case

    A judge has ordered Ben Bernanke, the Federal Reserve chairman, to testify about the bailout of AIG in a case where the...

  2. May 19, 2013

    Overhaul at Equity Insurance puts jobs at risk

    A private equity house set up by the son of former AIG chief Hank Greenberg is preparing to wind down or dispose of big...

  3. FT Alphaville

    March 13, 2013

    Further reading

    Elsewhere on Tuesday, - Out of control! - On leaderless economies. - Grantham telling it like it is. - On the other hand,...

  4. January 8, 2013

    AIG weighs action against US government

    AIG, the US insurer, which received the biggest of all the government bailouts during the financial crisis, may sue the US...

  5. December 14, 2012

    IAG to sell last of UK assets at a loss

    Insurance Australia Group is to end a troublesome six-year foray into the UK by disposing of its remaining businesses in the...

  6. beyondbrics

    December 3, 2012

    Big Four, China and the SEC: a game of chicken

    Things are heating up between the US Securities and Exchange Commission and some of the US’s leading accounting firms. The...

  7. November 23, 2012

    Greenberg to continue AIG bailout fight

    Hank Greenberg, the former chief executive of AIG, will continue his fight for compensation from the US government over the...

  8. November 19, 2012

    Greenberg suit over AIG bailout dismissed

    A lawsuit by AIG’s former chief executive alleging the Federal Reserve Bank of New York broke the law during the 2008...

  9. September 23, 2012

    Intense dialogue, flawed governance

    What is the quality of the dialogue between fund managers and the companies in which they invest? The picture that emerges...

  10. June 22, 2012

    Ex-head of General Re in deal with prosecutors

    Ronald Ferguson, the former chief executive of General Re, and four other executives reached a deal with the US government...

  11. March 20, 2012

    New kid on the block

    When Carson Block published his first research report under the Muddy Waters name in mid-2010, he was still the chief...

  12. March 14, 2012

    Romney courts Wall Street donors

    Mitt Romney embarked on a fundraising blitz in the wake of primary defeats in Alabama and Mississippi that showed...

  13. March 2, 2012

    AIG raises $500m from Blackstone sale

    AIG has raised $500m from selling its remaining stake in Blackstone, the latest move to shed non-core holdings and focus on...

  14. January 13, 2012

    NY Fed in new move to sell AIG assets

    The Federal Reserve Bank of New York is making a fresh attempt to sell several billion dollars of mortgage-related...

  15. November 23, 2011

    Greenberg is entitled to nothing

    There are various words, many unprintable, that could be used to describe Hank Greenberg’s $25bn suit launched this week...

  16. August 2, 2011

    Retrial for General Re and AIG executives

    A US appeals court has thrown out the criminal convictions of four former General Re executives and a former AIG official...

  17. April 20, 2011

    Clangers dominate downfall of AIG

    Fatal RiskA Cautionary Tale of AIG’s Corporate Suicide By Roddy Boyd Wiley, £18.99/$27.95 The most memorable scene in Roddy...

  18. FT Alphaville

    January 10, 2011

    Not just printing money -- making it, too

    That’s just showing off. The Fed released its preliminary 2010 results on Monday and they show a hum-dinging whopper of a...

  19. January 10, 2011

    Learning to cultivate a global mindset

    Differing viewpoints: students share views with Maria Bartiromo and Paul Volcker (both seated) The study of culture – once...

  20. FT Alphaville

    January 5, 2011

    Hank Greenberg takes on the government, Goldman, taxpayers

    Oh, Hank. In Wednesday’s Wall Street Journal, the AIG godfather inquires “why did we nationalise AIG?” He’s puzzled, but...

  21. September 7, 2010

    Ousted AIG chief lands role at Willis Group

    Martin Sullivan, who was ousted as AIG chief executive just three months before the world’s largest insurer was rescued by...

  22. July 17, 2010

    AIG to pay $725m to settle lawsuit

    AIG is to pay $725m to a group of Ohio pension funds to settle a six-year-old class action lawsuit over allegations of...

  23. FT Alphaville

    June 9, 2010

    More heat at the Pru

    As the pressure mounts on Prudential CEO Tidjane Thiam, rivals and interested parties are piling in with their tuppence...

  24. March 23, 2010

    Greenberg closes AIG chapter

    Hank Greenberg has begun to sell down the last of his stake in AIG, the US insurer he led for more than three decades, after...

  25. March 22, 2010

    Greenberg agrees to sell AIG shares to UBS

    Starr International, the investment vehicle of former AIG chief Hank Greenberg, has struck a deal to sell most of its shares...

  26. January 22, 2010

    History may record the great accounting convention crisis

    From Mr John Murray. Sir, So “one person familiar with the matter” says that “the prospect of repayment of all the Fed...

  27. FT Alphaville

    January 11, 2010

    Does Hank Greenberg read the news?

    Having been CEO of AIG since the 1960s, only to resign in 2005 amidst a major accounting scandal, you could perhaps forgive...

  28. November 28, 2009

    Plunging oil prices take a toll on energy sector

    Energy stocks dragged the market lower yesterday as Wall Street floundered in the aftermath of Dubai World's request for a...

  29. November 27, 2009

    Plunging oil hits US energy sector

    Energy stocks dragged the market lower on Friday as Wall Street floundered in the aftermath of Dubai World’s request for a...

  30. FT Alphaville

    November 26, 2009

    AIG, Greenberg settle dispute

    AIG and Hank Greenberg have agreed to settle all the remaining lawsuits between them. The US insurer, rescued last year with...

  31. November 26, 2009

    Greenberg gets back Persian rug

    AIG and Hank Greenberg have agreed to settle all the remaining lawsuits between them, in a deal that will see the insurer...

  32. November 25, 2009

    AIG and Greenberg settle dispute

    AIG and Hank Greenberg have agreed to settle all the remaining lawsuits between them, in a deal that will see the insurer...

  33. FT Alphaville

    October 27, 2009

    Greenberg's CV Starr says it's only poached 13 AIG employees

    On Monday, the New York Times declared Maurice “Hank” Greenberg to be “at it again”, by which they meant executing a talent...

  34. September 16, 2009

    SocGen bankers join forces to set up hedge fund

    Thirty senior bankers from Société Générale's alternative asset management team have left to set up their own hedge fund...

  35. September 16, 2009

    Behemoth struggles to get back on its feet

    Most US companies caught up in the storm last year have, by now, learned their fate. Not AIG. Lehman Brothers is gone. Bear...

  36. September 16, 2009

    SocGen bankers quit to set up alone

    Thirty senior bankers from Société Générale's alternative asset management team have left to set up their own hedge fund...

  37. September 15, 2009

    SocGen bankers quit to launch hedge fund

    Thirty senior bankers from Société Générale’s alternative asset management team have left to set up their own hedge fund...

  38. September 15, 2009

    AIG behemoth is trying to regain its feet

    Most US companies caught up in the storm last year have, by now, learned their fate. Not AIG. Lehman Brothers is gone Bear...

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