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Financial Lines

We are a world-leading Financial Lines insurer delivering outstanding protection including Management Liability, PI, Crisis Solutions, M&A & Cyber to businesses & Financial Institutions of all sizes.

Why Choose AIG for Financial Lines?

We have decades of Financial Lines underwriting experience and have handled many thousands of D&O, PI and Cyber claims for clients of all sizes across business sectors.  We have the experience and resources to stay ahead of these volatile and rapidly evolving exposures facing public companies, private and non-profit organisations, and financial institutions.

The AIG Advantage

AIG Financial Lines Solutions

Our CorporateGuard D&O offering is the strongest we have ever produced. It's built on our longevity in the sector, our global franchise, our technical expertise and our experience handling more claims against directors than anyone else.

Our flagship management liability package for private companies, partnerships and not-for-profit organisations with D&O protections for individuals and companies.  PrivateEdge also protects the business itself with optional covers for Employment Practices Liability, Crime and Pension Trustee and Employee Benefits Liability.

Tribunal awards are unlimited for unfair dismissals related to discrimination, health and safety or whistleblowing.  CorporateGuard Employment Practice Liability Insurance ensures that directors, managers and other individuals who may get embroiled in employment actions, receive expert preparation and defence against a wide range of alleged employment practice violations.

View Employment Practices Liability Profile  (PDF)

Cover includes:

  • The company, and all employees including seasonal and temporary workers

  • Broad definition of employment practice violation

  • Outside directorship cover

  • Automatic cover for new subsidiaries within the asset threshold excluding those domiciled in North America)

  • Legal fees and expenses for any official investigation by the

  • Equal Opportunities Commission (UK)

  • Commission for Racial Equality (UK) 

  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (USA)

  • Advancement of defence costs

  • North America exposure (subject to conditions)

Cover excludes: 

  • Circumstances existing prior to the continuity date

  • Employment related benefits (as defined)

  • Insured v Insured

  • Transfer of Undertaking (Protection of Employment) Regulations 1981

  • Redundancy payments

An AIG CorporateGuard Public Offering of Securities Insurance (POSI) policy offers protection against some of the risks of ‘going public’, for every party involved in the transaction and for the length of time those exposures can last. This product could be of benefit to companies of any size who are thinking of, or are in the process of, listing on a stock market and with our worldwide capabilities we can issue POSI protection from any country within our extensive global network.

View POSI booklet [PDF]

Cover includes:

  • Liabilities relating to a prospectus/listing particulars

  • Liabilities arising from statements or information provided in connection with the offering including statements made in any road shows

  • Advancement of defence costs 

  • Non-rescindable policy unless there has been any fraudulent misrepresentation or fraudulent non-disclosure by any insured

  • Automatic cover for follow-on offerings made and raising an amount of up to 25% of the value of the initial offering.

AIG has been a pioneer in cyber insurance since 1999, when we launched one of the industry’s first cyber security insurance protection programs. We’ve been helping clients navigate this rapidly growing area of risk ever since.

Pension Trustee Liability is suitable for any company operating an occupational pension plan as well as company or employee benefit plans. It covers defence costs, awards and damages of trustees and individuals administering a pension scheme or any employee benefit or welfare plan.  It also covers the Company for risks assumed via indemnities and exoneration clauses.

Cover includes:

  • Contribution notices against individual insured person
  • Spouse or domestic partner of insured person
  • Cover for acquired or newly created plans within threshold
  • Cover for loss of documents, sub limited to £100,000
  • Investigation costs in connection with preparing for and attending an investigation
  • Optional cover available for ERISA plans
  • 12 year Discovery period for retired trustees in the event of non-renewal
  • Emergency defence costs up to 10% of the limit of liability available if insurer’s consent is unavailable
  • Access to Pension Crisis Response Team and Pension Law Advice
  • Bilateral Discovery period if policy not renewed

View Pension Trustee Liability Product Profile [PDF]


Comprehensive crime cover for mid to large sized UK companies. CrimeManager Complete includes cover for employee fraud, dishonesty and fraudulent acts committed by third parties.

Cover includes:

  • Employee fraud and dishonesty, and specified fraudulent acts by third parties

  • Money, securities and property under insured’s custody and control (including those belonging to third parties for which the Insured is responsible -sublimited)

  • Any one loss limit of liability

  • Retroactive cover available

  • Includes all pension funds and associated and subsidiary companies of the insured

  • Fees, costs and expenses (sublimited)

  • Pre-loss consultant services (10% premium contribution)    

  • Costs of defending third party accusations of employee dishonesty

  • Costs of investigative specialists (sublimited)

AIG offers a range of specialist products designed to meet the needs of core financial sector activities.

Also known as Professional Indemnity: Primary and excess cover for liability exposures such as errors and omissions faced by professionals in a variety of industries.

AIG’s Crisis Complete provides immediate access to world class security experts 24/7 before and after a covered event. It integrates into an organisation’s risk management program allowing gaps in the risk register to be identified and mitigated.

Crisis Complete is a bespoke product, built following depth conversations between insurer, broker and client. It responds not only to actual events, but also to the likelihood or suspicion that an event may occur and, in this way, offers clients’ security teams extended capacity at critical moments.

M&A insurance is a highly specialised field of cover that facilitates the smooth running of the M&A process. It does so by transferring certain potential risks of the transaction (whether already foreseen or which may surface at a later date) to an insurance policy.

Our Financial Lines Leadership Teams

View contact information for AIG UK’s Financial Lines leaders.