NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 17, 2013--
Harbinger Group Inc. (NYSE: HRG) (“HGI” or the “Company”) announced
today that it moved the date of its 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders
to Monday, April 8, 2013. The change will enable new shareholders who
acquired Company stock in the recent sale of 23 million shares by some
of the Company’s stockholders in a secondary offering to vote at the
meeting. The exact time and location of the 2013 Annual Meeting of
Stockholders will be announced in HGI’s definitive proxy statement and
notice to stockholders, which HGI intends to distribute to its
stockholders on or about Friday, March 8, 2013. The record date for the
meeting is Wednesday, February 27, 2013. To be timely, pursuant to HGI’s
Bylaws and Rule 14a-8 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, any notice
of business or nominations with respect to the 2013 Annual Meeting of
Stockholders must be received by no later than 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time,
on January 28, 2013. Any such stockholder proposal must be submitted and
must comply with the applicable rules and regulations of the Securities
and Exchange Commission, including Rule 14a-8 of the Securities Exchange
Act of 1934 and HGI’s Bylaws.
About Harbinger Group Inc.
Harbinger Group Inc. (“HGI”; NYSE: HRG) is a diversified holding
company. HGI’s principal operations are conducted through subsidiaries
that offer life insurance and annuity products, and branded consumer
products such as batteries, personal care products, small household
appliances, pet supplies, and home and garden pest control products. HGI
is principally focused on acquiring controlling and other equity stakes
in businesses across a diversified range of industries and growing its
existing businesses. In addition to HGI’s intention to acquire
controlling equity interests, HGI may also from time to time make
investments in debt instruments and acquire minority equity interests in
companies. Harbinger Group Inc. is headquartered in New York and traded
on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol HRG. For more
information on HGI, visit: harbingergroupinc.com.
Source: Harbinger Group Inc.
Harbinger Group Inc.
Ehsan Zargar, Corporate
Tara Glenn, Investor Relations
Verbinnen & Co
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