For This fall 2022, pre-tax earnings from persevering with operations was $279 million, down from $5 billion within the prior 12 months quarter, AIG mentioned.
The complete 12 months enchancment was “largely pushed by web realized beneficial properties on Fortitude Re funds withheld embedded spinoff, robust Common Insurance coverage underwriting outcomes, which just about doubled year-over-year, and decrease curiosity expense benefiting from legal responsibility administration actions, partially offset by decrease various funding earnings and name and tender earnings,” AIG mentioned in a outcomes launch.
Peter Zaffino, AIG chairman and CEO, hailed an “extraordinary 12 months of progress”.
“We continued to enhance the profitability of our common insurance coverage enterprise, closing the 12 months with the strongest underwriting outcomes the enterprise has ever achieved and with the second consecutive 12 months of underwriting profitability bettering by $1 billion,” Zaffino mentioned.
“As well as, we made appreciable progress on the separation of our life and retirement enterprise and accomplished the preliminary public providing (IPO) of Corebridge Monetary in September 2022.
“We reached important milestones on AIG 200 that modernized our expertise infrastructure and operational capabilities, whereas executing on our goal run-rate financial savings of $1 billion six months forward of schedule.”
Additionally famous by Zaffino was a revamp of AIG’s funding administration technique. AIG has transferred roughly $50 billion of belongings to Blackstone, and $150 billion to BlackRock, Zaffino mentioned.
“In 2022 our colleagues throughout the globe aligned behind frequent objectives and maintained a steadfast dedication to executing with the best high quality, and I’m extremely pleased with the significant progress we made,” the CEO and chairman mentioned.
Whereas Zaffino mentioned the world is going through “uncertainties” in 2023, he mentioned that AIG was “higher positioned than ever” to carry out properly.