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HRG GROUP, INC. filed this Form 10-K on 11/23/2016
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Spectrum Brands
Spectrum Brands’ actual results or other outcomes may differ materially from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements contained herein due to a variety of important factors, including, without limitation, the following:
the impact of Spectrum Brands’ substantial indebtedness on its business, financial condition and results of operations;
the impact of restrictions in Spectrum Brands’ debt instruments on its ability to operate its business, finance its capital needs or pursue or expand its business strategies;
any failure to comply with financial covenants and other provisions and restrictions of Spectrum Brands’ debt instruments;
the impact of expenses resulting from the implementation of new business strategies, divestitures or current and proposed restructuring activities;
Spectrum Brands’ inability to successfully integrate and operate new acquisitions at the level of financial performance anticipated;
the unanticipated loss of key members of Spectrum Brands’ senior management;
the impact of fluctuations in commodity prices, costs or availability of raw materials or terms and conditions available from suppliers, including suppliers’ willingness to advance credit;
interest rate and exchange rate fluctuations;
ability to utilize our net operating loss carry-forwards to offset tax liabilities from future taxable income;
the loss of, significant reduction in, or dependence upon, sales to any significant retail customer(s);
competitive promotional activity or spending by competitors or price reductions by competitors;
the introduction of new product features or technological developments by competitors and/or the development of new competitors or competitive brands;
the effects of general economic conditions, including inflation, recession or fears of a recession, depression or fears of a depression, labor costs and stock market volatility or changes in trade, monetary or fiscal policies in the countries where Spectrum Brands does business;
changes in consumer spending preferences and demand for Spectrum Brands’ products;
Spectrum Brands’ ability to develop and successfully introduce new products, protect its intellectual property and avoid infringing the intellectual property of third parties;
Spectrum Brands’ ability to successfully implement, achieve and sustain manufacturing and distribution cost efficiencies and improvements, and fully realize anticipated cost savings;
the cost and effect of unanticipated legal, tax or regulatory proceedings or new laws or regulations (including environmental, public health and consumer protection regulations);
public perception regarding the safety of products that Spectrum Brands manufactures and sells, including the potential for environmental liabilities, product liability claims, litigation and other claims related to products manufactured by Spectrum Brands and third parties;
the impact of pending or threatened litigation;
the impact of cybersecurity breaches or our actual or perceived failure to protect company and personal data;
changes in accounting policies applicable to Spectrum Brands’ business;
government regulations;
the seasonal nature of sales of certain of Spectrum Brands’ products;
the effects of climate change and unusual weather activity; and
the effects of political or economic conditions, terrorist attacks, acts of war or other unrest in international markets.

FGL and Front Street
FGL’s and Front Street’s actual results or other outcomes may differ materially from those expressed or implied by forward-looking statements contained herein due to a variety of important factors, including, without limitation, the following:
the ability to satisfy the closing conditions, including regulatory approvals, contained in the Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated November 8, 2015 (as amended on November 3, 2016, the “FGL Merger Agreement” and such merger, the “FGL Merger”), by and among FGL, Anbang Insurance Group Co., Ltd., a joint-stock insurance company established in the People’s Republic of China (“Anbang”), AB Infinity Holding, Inc., a Delaware corporation and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Anbang (“AB Infinity”), and AB Merger Sub, Inc., a Delaware corporation and a newly formed, wholly-owned subsidiary of AB Infinity (“Merger Sub”);
the impact on the stock price, business, financial condition and results of operations if the FGL Merger is not


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