A federal judge expressed “concern” that the U.S. scared off American International Group Inc. from joining a lawsuit by Maurice “Hank” Greenberg, its former chairman, challenging the insurer’s 2008 federal bailout.
American International Group Inc. is increasing investments in commercial real estate, with a focus on apartment buildings as U.S. rental demand climbs, Chief Executive Officer Robert Benmosche said in an interview.
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York is considering selling assets in its Maiden Lane III LLC portfolio, which were assumed in the government bailout of American International Group Inc., the district bank said today.
American International Group Inc. sued to preserve its right to seek damages from the originators of devalued residential mortgage-backed securities it had to sell to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in 2008.
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York is seeking bids for parts of two collateralized debt obligations tied to real-estate debt, after acquiring the securities in the government rescue of American International Group Inc. in 2008.
American International Group Inc. is considering repaying part of its U.S. bailout by handing over stakes in the mortgage-linked bonds that pushed the firm to the brink of collapse, said three people with knowledge of the plan.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke and then-New York Fed President Timothy Geithner told senators on April 3, 2008, that the tens of billions of dollars in “assets” the government agreed to purchase in the rescue of Bear Stearns Cos. were “investment-grade.” They didn’t share everything the Fed knew about the money.