AIG (American International Group), Inc is an American multinational insurance corporation with more than 88 million customers in 130 countries. AIG companies employ over 64,000 people in 90 countries. In the UK, AIG Europe Limited is one of the largest companies specialising in the UK insurance market. AIG completed a £197m acquisition of Ageas Protect after receiving regulatory approval. The deal, sees AIG take on Ageas' UK life protection arm with Ageas focusing on its primary, non-life business. Ageas Protect launched in 2008.