The AIG Story

The AIG Story

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Chronicles the origins of the company and its relentless pioneering of open markets everywhere in the world, with riveting vignettes of how AIG grew from a modest group of insurance enterprises in 1970 to the largest insurance company in world history. The authors illustrate AIG's distinctive entrepreneurial culture and how its outstanding employees worldwide helped pave the road to globalization.
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2013
ISBN: 9781118345870
1118345878
Characteristics: xxi, 328 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Cunningham, Lawrence A. 1962-

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Apr 13, 2013

Any reader bothering with this book should attempt to verify every item mentioned (or is that spewed forth) by Greenberg, an inveterate liar with much to back up that description. Greenberg testified before congress, under oath, that "nobody understood those exotic financial instruments" (referring to "credit derivatives), yet a few years before claimed to GAO auditors that he, Greenberg, was an "expert on credit derivatives"! Cornelius Vander Starr, the founder of AIG, would have a nephew and trust fund baby, Kenneth Starr, later to work on Richard Mellon Scaife's notorious "Arkansas Project" and become special prosecutor of Bill Clinton.

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