Asian Insurance Deals Heat Up Fast, But Maybe Not For Long

Law360, New York (January 25, 2013, 7:45 PM EST) -- The retreat of Western players and the rise of Asia's own financial giants has made Asian insurance one of the hottest corners of the deal-making world, but the trend may have run its course in a 2012 flurry of activity, experts say.

European financial giants like ING Groep NV, HSBC Holdings PLC and Aviva PLC have sold their Asian operations in recent months to meet new regulations that require them to hold more capital against risky assets. American International Group Inc. has stepped back from the...
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