27. SUBSEQUENT EVENTS
In January 2014, AIG reduced DIB debt by $2.2 billion through a redemption of $1.2 billion aggregate principal amount of its 4.250% Notes due 2014 and a repurchase of $1.0 billion of its 8.25% Notes due 2018 using cash and short term investments allocated to the DIB.
Increase in Dividends Declared and Share Repurchase Authorization
On February 13, 2014, our Board of Directors declared a cash dividend on AIG Common Stock of $0.125 per share, payable on March 25, 2014 to shareholders of record on March 11, 2014. The payment of any future dividends will be at the discretion of our Board of Directors and will depend on various factors, including the regulatory framework applicable to us.
On February 13, 2014, our Board of Directors increased the aggregate purchase amount authorized under AIG's August 1, 2013 AIG Common Stock share repurchase authorization by $1.0 billion, resulting in an aggregate remaining authorization of approximately $1.4 billion.
See Note 16 for further discussion.