Harbinger Group Inc. (“HGI” or the “Company”) announced that on January 15, 2014, it priced an offering of $200 million aggregate principal amount of its 7.750% senior unsecured notes due 2022 (CUSIP No.: 41146A AG1 / ISIN: US41146AAG13 (Rule 144A) and CUSIP No.: U24520 AE5 / ISIN: USU24520AE57 (Regulation S)). The notes were priced at 100% of par with a coupon of 7.750%. The notes will mature on January 15, 2022. The offering is expected to close on or about January 21, 2014. 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 businesses.
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.
About Harbinger Group Inc.
Harbinger Group Inc. (“HGI”) is a diversified holding company. HGI's principal operations are conducted through companies that: offer life insurance and annuity products; branded consumer products (such as consumer batteries, residential locksets, residential builders' hardware, faucets, shaving and grooming products, personal care products, small household appliances, specialty pet supplies, lawn, garden and home pest control products, personal insect repellents); provide asset-backed loans; and own energy assets. 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 make investments in debt instruments and acquire minority equity interests in companies. HGI is headquartered in New York and traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol HRG.