Names in the News: American International Group (Updated for 2008)
Publication Date: September 2008
Publisher(s): National Institute on Money in State Politics (U.S.)
Author(s): Nicole Albertson-Nuanes
Keywords: AIG; insurance
Coverage: United States
As the world's largest insurance provider, American International Group (AIG) possesses more than $1 trillion in assets and employs more than 116,000 people worldwide. During the 2004, 2006, and 2007 election cycles, AIG used its assets to contribute nearly $4 million to state-level candidate, party and ballot measure committees.