American International Group (NYSE:AIG) has shed billions in assets since the financial crisis -- the latest official sale was its plane-leasing unit, ILFC, to AerCap (NYSE:AER). AIG will recognize a roughly $2 billion profit on the deal. The company may be able to put that money toward capital actions like dividends or share repurchases.

In the following video, Motley Fool analysts David Hanson and Matt Koppenheffer discuss the sales, what it means to the future of AIG, and what they hope to see the company do with the cash.