Douglas H. Miller, EXCO’s Chief Executive Officer, commented, “We are pleased to finalize the private partnership transaction with Harbinger Group and look forward to a long and profitable association. This partnership vehicle allows our companies the opportunity to capitalize on a robust market for conventional assets and to build a very substantial entity over the next few years. We are appreciative of the efforts of our collective teams in getting this transaction closed.”The foregoing summary does not purport to be a complete description of the transaction and related agreements. Interested parties should read EXCO’s other announcements and public filings regarding this transaction and related agreements by reviewing EXCO’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission ( www.sec.gov). We will provide additional financial and operating data in connection with our 2012 earnings release scheduled for February 20, 2013 and the related conference call on February 21, 2013. EXCO Resources, Inc. is an oil and natural gas acquisition, exploitation, development and production company headquartered in Dallas, Texas with principal operations in East Texas, North Louisiana, Appalachia and West Texas. Harbinger Group Inc. (HGI) 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. Additional information about EXCO Resources, Inc. may be obtained by contacting EXCO’s Chairman, Douglas H. Miller, or its President, Stephen F. Smith, at EXCO’s headquarters, 12377 Merit Drive, Suite 1700, Dallas, TX 75251, telephone number (214) 368-2084, or by visiting our website at www.excoresources.com. Our SEC filings and press releases can be found under the Investor Relations tab. This release may contain forward-looking statements relating to future financial results, business expectations and business transactions. Business plans may change as circumstances warrant. Actual results may differ materially from those predicted as a result of factors over which EXCO has no control. Such factors include, but are not limited to: estimates of reserves, commodity price changes, regulatory changes and general economic conditions. These risk factors and additional information are included in EXCO’s reports on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). EXCO undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements.