AIG shareholder Hank Greenberg is suing the federal government for its bailout of AIG during the Financial Crisis. Specifically, Greenberg says AIG was offered a higher interest rate than the other companies offered loans at the same time, and that the federal government's 90% buyout as a condition of AIG was unreasonable.
Those of you with functioning long-term memories will remember that AIG's insane leveraging and insuring scheme nearly extincted our species in 2008. It was almost completely insolvent at the time of the loan, resulting in a higher interest rate than was offered to the investment banking industry (which the Fed was trying to prevent from freezing with artificially lower interest rates). The 90% buyout was, at the risk of oversimplification, collateral for the loan, and insurance against risky lending practices in the future. AIG's board at the time voted to accept these terms.
Hank Green, who insure.com calls "arguably the most litigious person in America," has a personal net worth around $3 billion, which is roughly the GDP of Eritrea. Since the Financial Crisis, which as the largest shareholder in AIG he is directly responsible for, he has gotten significantly richer.
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