# Tackle The Risk
Based in the United States, AIG (American International Group) is one of the largest insurance groups in the world, with insurance operations in more than 80 countries and territories.
AIG was founded in 1919 and started operations in Japan in 1946. AIG has a sales scale of approximately 5 trillion yen and an asset scale of approximately 50 trillion yen in terms of Japanese yen, and is conducting business operations that efficiently utilize shareholders' equity of approximately 6.5 trillion yen. Of these, shareholders' equity is the largest * 1 in the world among listed companies whose main business is insurance . The holding company AIG, Inc. is listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
In Japan, in addition to AIG Property Casualty Inc., the largest foreign-affiliated non-life insurance company * 2 , American Home Assurance Inc., JI Accident & Fire Insurance Co., Ltd. (a joint venture with JTB), AIG Partners Co., Ltd. Group companies such as Techmark Japan Co., Ltd. are developing their business.
For more information on domestic AIG group companies and their products and services, please see Domestic Group Companies .