About AIA Berhad
American International Assurance Bhd (AIA Bhd) began operations in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 1948 as a branch of American International Assurance Company, Limited (AIA). With over 60 years of local market presence, we have now become one of the country’s largest life insurers, supported by a network of 23 branches nationwide. The company’s focus is on designing new and innovative products to meet the changing needs of the market. AIA Bhd is a member of the AIA group.
About the AIA Group
AIA Group Limited and its subsidiaries (collectively “AIA” or “Group”) comprise the largest independent publicly listed pan-Asian life insurance group in the world. It has wholly-owned operating subsidiaries or branches in 14 markets in Asia Pacific – Hong Kong, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, China, Korea, the Philippines, Australia, Indonesia, Taiwan, Vietnam, New Zealand, Macau and Brunei and a 26% joint venture shareholding in India.
The business that is now AIA was first established in Shanghai over 90 years. It is a market leader in the Asia Pacific Region (ex-Japan) based on life insurance premiums and holds leading positions across the majority of its markets. It had total assets of $115,782 millions as of 31 May 2011.
AIA meets the savings and protection needs of individuals by offering a range of products and services including retirement planning, life insurance and health insurance. The Group also provides employee benefits, credit life and pension services to corporate clients. Through an extensive network of agents and employees across Asia Pacific, AIA serves the holders of over 23 million individual policies and over 10 million participating members of group schemes.
AIA Group Limited is listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited under the stock code “1299” with American Depository Receipts (Level 1) being traded on over-the-counter market (ticker symbol “AAGIY”)