AIG reports Third Quarter 2019 Results
AIG has reported net income attributable to AIG common shareholders of $648 million, or $0.72 per diluted common share, for the third quarter of 2019, compared to a net loss attributable to AIG common shareholders of $1.3 billion, or $1.41 per common share, in the prior-year quarter. The improvement was primarily due to pre-tax net realized capital gains of $929 million compared to pre-tax net realized capital losses of $511 million in the prior-year quarter and a reduction in pre-tax net catastrophe losses of $1.1 billion compared to the prior-year quarter. Adjusted after-tax income attributable to AIG common shareholders was $505 million, or $0.56 per diluted common share, for the third quarter of 2019, compared to an adjusted after-tax loss attributable to AIG common shareholders of $301 million, or $0.34 per common share, in the prior-year quarter. The improvement was primarily due to lower catastrophe losses compared to the prior-year quarter.
Brian Duperreault, AIG’s President and Chief Executive Officer, said: “Our results this quarter reflect the significant, ongoing work across the company to lay a foundation for long-term, sustainable and profitable growth. Results are in line with our expectations, particularly in General Insurance, which demonstrated a significant improvement over the prior-year quarter driven by our focus on underwriting excellence, expense discipline and enhanced reinsurance strategy. Life and Retirement continued to produce solid results despite ongoing headwinds from the sustained low interest rate environment. This business remains on track to deliver double-digit returns for the full year.
“As we approach 2020, we remain confident we will deliver underwriting profitability for the full year 2019 and deliver double-digit ROCE by the end of 2021. We still have much work ahead of us, but we are well on our way to positioning AIG as a leading global insurance company,” Mr. Duperreault added.
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