CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 27, 2012--
American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE/NASDAQ: AFG) announced today that
it has given notice of its intention to redeem all of the outstanding
7⅛% Senior Debentures due 2034 (the “Senior Debentures”). The Senior
Debentures, which have an outstanding principal balance of $115 million,
will be redeemed on September 28, 2012, at 100% of principal plus
accrued and unpaid interest to the redemption date. The Senior
Debentures are listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the trading
About American Financial Group, Inc.
American Financial Group is an insurance holding company based in
Cincinnati, Ohio with assets in excess of $35 billion. Through the
operations of Great American Insurance Group, AFG is engaged primarily
in property and casualty insurance, focusing on specialized commercial
products for businesses, and in the sale of traditional fixed and
indexed annuities and a variety of supplemental insurance products such
as Medicare supplement (In May 2012, the Company reached a definitive
agreement to sell its core supplemental insurance operations in a
transaction that is expected to close in the third quarter of 2012).
Great American Insurance Group’s roots go back to 1872 with the founding
of its flagship company, Great American Insurance Company.
Source: American Financial Group, Inc.
American Financial Group, Inc.
Diane P. Weidner, 513-369-5713
Vice President - Investor Relations