Harbinger Group Inc. Sets Date for 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders

Harbinger Group Inc. Sets Date for 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders

NEW YORK, December 7, 2012 -- Harbinger Group Inc. (NYSE: HRG) ("HGI") announced today that its 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders will be held in New York, New York on Monday, February 11, 2013. The exact time and location of the 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders will be announced in HGI`s definitive proxy statement and notice to stockholders, which HGI intends to distribute to its stockholders on or about January 10, 2013. The record date for the meeting is December 17, 2012. To be timely, pursuant to HGI`s Bylaws and Rule 14a-8 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, any notice of business or nominations with respect to the 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders must be received by no later than 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time, on December 18, 2012.  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 and HGI`s Bylaws.

About Harbinger Group Inc.

Harbinger Group Inc. ("HGI"; NYSE: HRG) 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. In addition to HGI`s intention to acquire controlling equity interests, HGI may also from time to time make investments in debt instruments and acquire minority equity interests in companies. Harbinger Group Inc. 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.


Ehsan Zargar, Corporate Secretary
Tara Glenn, Investor Relations

Harbinger Group Inc.
450 Park Avenue, 30th Floor
New York, NY 10022

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