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AIA NOW A CONSTITUENT SHARE OF LEADING MARKET INDICES

Friday 12 November 2010, 5:13PM
By AIA New Zealand
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AIA Group Limited, (“AIA”; stock code: 1299), now the largest listed pan-Asian life insurance organisation announces that it has been added to a number of leading market indices including FTSE, Hang Seng Composite and MSCI.

With effect from 1st November, AIA has been included in the FTSE All -World, FTSE Multinationals, FTSE
Global Style, FTSE Hong Kong and FTSE Hong Kong (excluding H Shares). Beginning 12th November, AIA
will also be included in the Morgan Stanley Capital International (“MSCI”) Hong Kong, Hang Seng Composite (“HSCI”), Hang Seng Composite Large Cap and Hang Seng Composite Industry – Financials.

Mr. Mark Tucker, AIA Group Executive Chairman & Chief Executive Officer said, “The inclusion of our shares in these leading market indices so soon after our successful IPO recognises the scale and market leadership of AIA today and the substantial free float that we now have. Being included in these indices will enable an even wider group of investors to own our shares.”

“We are fully focused on accelerating our business momentum and executing our clear strategy for profitable growth which will enable us to deliver long-term value for our shareholders and customers.”

About the AIA Group

The AIA Group Limited (“AIA”) is the largest listed pan-Asian life insurance organisation, with an unparalleled footprint spanning 15 markets in Asia Pacific. The Group has total assets of approximately US$90 billion and traces its roots in the region back more than 90 years.

AIA meets the savings and protection needs of individuals and businesses by offering a comprehensive suite of products and services covering life insurance, retirement planning, accident and health insurance, as well as wealth management solutions. Through an extensive network of more than 300,000 agents and over 24,000 employees across Asia Pacific, AIA serves the holders of over 23 million individual policies and over 10 million participating members of group policies.

AIA has branch offices, subsidiaries and affiliates located in jurisdictions across the region including Hong
Kong, India, Indonesia, China, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam,
Australia, New Zealand, Macau and Brunei.

AIA is listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited under the stock code ‘1299’.