Harbinger Group Inc. (NYSE:HRG) (“HGI”) announced today that its 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders will be held on May 30, 2014, at 10:00 a.m., Eastern Time, at the offices of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, 1285 Avenue of the Americas, New York, New York 10019-6064. HGI intends to distribute its Proxy Statement to its stockholders on or about April 25, 2014. The record date for the meeting is April 21, 2014. To be timely, pursuant to HGI’s Bylaws and Rule 14a-8 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, any notice of business or nominations with respect to the 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders must be received by no later than 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time, on April 22, 2014. 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, as amended, and HGI’s Bylaws. 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; offer 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. For more information on HGI, visit: www.harbingergroupinc.com.