Fidelity & Guaranty Life Prices Initial Public Offering

Dec 12, 2013, 18:47 ET from Fidelity & Guaranty Life

DES MOINES, Iowa, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fidelity & Guaranty Life (the "Company") announced today that it has priced an initial public offering of 9,750,000 shares of common stock at a price to the public of $17 per share.  The shares are expected to begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange on December 13, 2013 under the ticker symbol "FGL".  The Company has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase from the Company up to an additional 1,462,500 shares of common stock.

Credit Suisse, J.P. Morgan and Jefferies are serving as lead joint book-running managers and as representatives of the underwriters for the offering.  Macquarie Capital and RBC Capital Markets are acting as book-running managers.  Nomura, Sandler O'Neill + Partners, L.P., Sterne Agee, Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. and Dowling & Partners Securities LLC are acting as co-managers for the offering.

Copies of the final prospectus, when available, relating to the offering may be obtained from Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, One Madison Avenue, New York, New York 10010, (800) 221-1037, email:; J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, New York 11717; (866) 803-9204; or Jefferies LLC, Equity Syndicate Prospectus Department, 520 Madison Avenue, 12th Floor, New York, NY 10022, (877) 547-6340, email:

A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with, and declared effective by, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.  This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful, prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any state.

About Fidelity & Guaranty Life

Fidelity & Guaranty Life is a primary life insurance and fixed annuity company, with a focus on serving the middle-income market. Fidelity & Guaranty Life's products are distributed by independent agents through an established network of independent marketing organizations.  We are headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa.


Fidelity & Guaranty Life

Paul Tyler


Forward-Looking Statements

This press release includes "forward-looking statements," including with respect to the initial public offering, within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.  Forward-looking statements are subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties, many of which may be beyond our control.  We caution you that the forward-looking information presented in this press release is not a guarantee of future events, and that actual events may differ materially from those made in or suggested by the forward-looking information contained in this press release.  In addition, forward-looking statements generally can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "may," "plan," "seek," "comfortable with," "will," "expect," "intend," "estimate," "anticipate," "believe" or "continue" or the negative thereof or variations thereon or similar terminology.  Any forward-looking information presented herein is made only as of the date of this press release, and we do not undertake any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking information to reflect changes in assumptions, the occurrence of unanticipated events, or otherwise.

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