Harbinger Group Inc. Announces Pricing of Debt Offering

Jun 23, 2011, 19:32 ET from Harbinger Group Inc.

NEW YORK, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Harbinger Group Inc. (NYSE: HRG) (the "Company") announced that on June 23, 2011, it priced an offering of $150 million aggregate principal amount of its 10.625% Senior Secured Notes due 2015 (CUSIP No.: 41146A AC0 / ISIN: US41146AAC09 (144A) / CUSIP No.: U24520 AB1 / ISIN: USU24520AB19 (Reg S)).  The notes were priced at 101.000% of par with a coupon of 10.625%, plus accrued interest from May 15, 2011.  The Company previously issued $350 million aggregate principal amount of its 10.625% Senior Secured Notes due 2015 in November 2010.  The notes will mature on November 15, 2015.  The offering is expected to close on or about June 28, 2011.  The Company expects to use the net proceeds from the issuance of the notes for working capital by it and its subsidiaries and for general corporate purposes, including the financing of future acquisitions and other investments.

The notes were offered to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act") and to persons outside the United States under Regulation S of the Securities Act.  

The notes offered in this offering have not been registered under the Securities Act or any state securities laws and, unless so registered, may not be offered or sold in the United States except pursuant to an applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act and applicable state securities laws.

This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy the notes, nor shall there be any offer, solicitation or sale of any notes in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.

"Safe Harbor" Statement Under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: The statements contained in this press release and oral statements made from time to time by representatives of the Company regarding the proposed offering and the use of proceeds of the offering are forward-looking statements based upon management's current expectations that are subject to risks, and uncertainties that could cause actual results, events and developments to differ materially from those set forth in or implied by forward-looking statements. These statements and other forward-looking statements made from time-to-time by the Company and its representatives are based upon certain assumptions and describe future plans, strategies and expectations of the Company, are generally identifiable by use of the words "believes," "expects," "intends," "anticipates," "plans," "seeks," "estimates," "projects," "may" or similar expressions. Factors that could cause actual results, events and developments to differ include, without limitation, capital market conditions, the risk that the Company may not be successful in identifying any suitable future acquisition opportunities and those factors listed under the caption "Risk Factors" in the Company's prospectus filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 9, 2011 pursuant to Rule 424(b)(3) under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. All forward-looking statements described herein are qualified by these cautionary statements and there can be no assurance that the actual results, events or developments referenced herein will occur or be realized. The Company does not undertake any obligation to update or revise forward-looking statements to reflect changed assumptions, the occurrence of unanticipated events or changes to future operation results.

CONTACT: APCO Worldwide Jeff Zelkowitz, 646-218-8744 jzelkowitz@apcoworldwide.com


Harbinger Group Inc. Francis T. McCarron, CFO, 212-906-8560 investorrelations@Harbingergroupinc.com

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