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About AIA Group
AIA Group Limited and its subsidiaries (collectively “AIA” or the “Group”) comprise the largest independent publicly listed pan-Asian life insurance group. It has a presence in 18 markets in Asia-Pacific – wholly-owned branches and subsidiaries in Hong Kong SAR, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Mainland China, South Korea, the Philippines, Australia, Indonesia, Taiwan (China), Vietnam, New Zealand, Macau SAR, Brunei, Cambodia, a 97 per cent subsidiary in Sri Lanka, and a 49 per cent joint venture in India. In April 2019, AIA was also granted approval as a preferred applicant to operate in Myanmar through a 100 per cent wholly-owned subsidiary.
The business that is now AIA was first established in Shanghai a century ago in 1919. It is a market leader in the Asia-Pacific region (ex-Japan) based on life insurance premiums and holds leading positions across the majority of its markets. It had total assets of US$256 billion as of 30 June 2019.
AIA meets the long-term savings and protection needs of individuals by offering a range of products and services including life insurance, accident and health insurance and savings plans. The Group also provides employee benefits, credit life and pension services to corporate clients. Through an extensive network of agents, partners and employees across Asia-Pacific, AIA serves the holders of more than 34 million individual policies and over 16 million participating members of group insurance schemes.
AIA Group Limited is listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited under the stock code “1299” with American Depositary Receipts (Level 1) traded on the over-the-counter market (ticker symbol: “AAGIY”).
- Hong Kong SAR refers to Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
- Macau SAR refers to Macau Special Administrative Region.
About AYA Financial Group
AYA Financial Group (‘AFG’) is one of the largest financial services umbrella organizations, comprising of AYA Bank, in only 9 years since start it has become the second largest full-service universal bank, AYA SOMPO Insurance Company, a Joint Venture with SOMPO Japan Nipponkoa Insurance Inc in the General Insurance sector, one of the leading insurance companies in Myanmar and, AYA Trust Securities, a full service securities dealer. AYA Bank is the largest component of AFG with around USD 4 Billion in Assets, about 2 million customers, 258 branches, and 8,300 staff. Over the past 5 years, AYA Bank’s loans and deposits grew by 25-30% CAGR. AYA Bank became FRS compliant in 2014-15 and adopted the International Auditing Standards.
About Max Myanmar Group
Incorporated in 1993, Max Myanmar Group is one of Myanmar’s premier conglomerates, with a reputation for quality excellence, entrepreneurship, innovative drive and inspiring leadership. With a clear vision, strong organization and effective decision-making, the Group is able to move fast and effectively; building and creating value successfully in Infrastructure, Manufacturing, Construction, Mechanical engineering, Transportation and Logistics, Energy, Hotel and Tourism, Agriculture and Trading. Looking into the better future of Myanmar, Max’s strategy is to look for better ways of doing business, achieving leadership in markets through new investments and exceeding the expectations of stakeholders.