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Section 1: 8-K (8-K DIVIDEND & ANNUAL MEETING)

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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 

 
FORM 8-K

 
CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of The
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
 
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 1, 2017

FIDELITY & GUARANTY LIFE
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 
 
 
 
 
Delaware
 
001-36227
 
46-3489149
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
 
(Commission
File Number)
 
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
 
 
 
 
 
Two Ruan Center
601 Locust Street, 14th Floor
Des Moines, IA
 
50309
(Address of principal executive offices)
 
(Zip Code)
 
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (800) 445-6758
Former name or former address, if changed since last report.


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o
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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
 
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Item 8.01.    Other Events.

Dividend Declaration

On May 1, 2017, Fidelity & Guaranty Life (the “Company”) announced that its Board of Directors had declared a quarterly dividend of $0.065 per share. The dividend is payable on June 5, 2017 to the Company’s stockholders of record as of the close of business on May 22, 2017. A copy of the press release announcing the declaration is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Report.

Annual Stockholder Meeting

On May 1, 2017, the board of directors of the Company approved September 29, 2017 as the date of the 2017 annual meeting of stockholders. The Company’s 2016 annual meeting of stockholders was held on September 30, 2016.


Item 9.01.    Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d) Exhibits

Exhibit
No.    Description
                                                        

99.1        Press Release of Fidelity & Guaranty Life dated May 1, 2017.




SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.


FIDELITY & GUARANTY LIFE


/s/ Eric L. Marhoun                     
Eric L. Marhoun
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary



Dated: May 1, 2017


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Section 2: EX-99.1 (EXHIBIT 99.1)

Exhibit

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Fidelity & Guaranty Life Declares Quarterly Dividend and Announces Annual Shareholder Meeting
DES MOINES, Iowa, May 1, 2017 – Fidelity & Guaranty Life (NYSE: FGL) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.065 per share. The dividend is payable on June 5, 2017 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on May 22, 2017.
In addition, the company announced that it will hold its 2017 annual shareholder meeting on September 29, 2017.

About Fidelity & Guaranty Life
Fidelity & Guaranty Life, an insurance holding company, helps middle-income Americans prepare for retirement. Through its subsidiaries, the company offers fixed annuity and life insurance products distributed by independent agents through an established network of independent marketing organizations. Fidelity & Guaranty Life is headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, and trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol FGL. For more information, please visit www.fglife.com.

Investor Contact:
Lisa Foxworthy-Parker
Fidelity & Guaranty Life

[email protected]
515-330-3307

Media Contact:
Sard Verbinnen & Co
Jamie Tully or David Millar
212-687-8080

Source: Fidelity & Guaranty Life

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