Since the financial crisis, AIG (NYSE:AIG) has been purging itself of non-core businesses. And with the sale of its aircraft leasing business, the company seemed to be on the verge of moving past its financial-crisis restructure. But with a crucial deadline passed, the deal seems to be falling apart.

In the following video, Fool contributor Jessica Alling discusses the deal, why it may be dead, and what it means for AIG and its investors going forward.

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