HRG Group, Inc. operates as a diversified holding company. As of September 30, 2015, the company’s principal operating subsidiaries include the following assets: Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (Spectrum Brands), its subsidiary that provides global branded consumer products; Fidelity & Guaranty Life (FGL), its subsidiary that provides life insurance and annuity products; Front Street Re (Delaware) Ltd. (Front Street), its subsidiary engages in the business of providing long-term reinsurance, including reinsurance to the specialty insurance sector of fixed, deferred and payout annuities; HGI Asset Management Holdings, LLC (HAMCO), which, through its subsidiaries, provides financing and engages in asset management across a range of industries; and Compass Production GP, LLC (Compass GP), its subsidiary that engages in the business of owning, operating, acquiring, exploiting and developing conventional oil and natural gas assets. Spectrum Brands manufactures, markets and/or distributes its products in approximately 160 countries in the North America, Europe, Middle East & Africa (MEA), Latin America and the Asia-Pacific regions through various trade channels, including retailers, wholesalers and distributors, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), construction companies, and hearing aid professionals, and name recognition in Spectrum Brands’ regions under Spectrum Brands’ various brands and patented technologies. Spectrum Brands operates in seven major product categories, such as consumer batteries, small appliances, personal care, hardware and home improvement, pet supplies, home and garden and auto care. Spectrum Brands manages the businesses in five vertically integrated, product-focused segments include Global Batteries & Appliances; Global Pet Supplies; Home and Garden; Hardware & Home Improvement; and Global Auto Care. Hardware and Home Improvement Products In the hardware and home improvement product category, Spectrum Brands markets and sells a range of residential locksets and door hardware, including knobs, levers, deadbolts, handlesets and electronics. Spectrum Brands offers its security hardware under three main brands, Kwikset, Weiser and Baldwin. Spectrum Brands also offers other hardware products that include hinges, security hardware, screen and storm door products, garage door hardware, window hardware and floor protection under the Stanley and National Hardware brand names throughout the U.S. and Canada. In the hardware and home improvement product category, Spectrum Brands acquired privately owned Tell Manufacturing, Inc. (Tell), a U.S. manufacturer and distributor of commercial doors, locks and hardware. Tell also adds doors and hollow metal door manufacturing capabilities, an adjacent category. Furthermore, Spectrum Brands provides kitchen, bath, and shower faucets, as well as other plumbing products through its Pfister brand. Consumer Batteries Spectrum Brands markets and sells a line of alkaline batteries to both retail and industrial customers. Spectrum Brands’ alkaline batteries are marketed and sold primarily under the Rayovac and VARTA brands. Spectrum Brands also manufactures alkaline batteries for third parties who sell the batteries under their own private labels. Spectrum Brands’ zinc carbon batteries are also marketed and sold primarily under the Rayovac and VARTA brands and are designed for low and medium drain battery powered devices. Spectrum Brands also sells Nickel Metal Hydride rechargeable batteries and various battery chargers under the Rayovac and VARTA brands. Spectrum Brands sells its hearing aid batteries through retail trade channels and directly to professional audiologists under various brand names and private labels, including Beltone, Miracle Ear and Starkey. Spectrum Brands’ other specialty battery products include camera batteries, lithium batteries, silver oxide batteries, keyless entry batteries and coin cells for use in watches, cameras, calculators, communications equipment, medical instruments and on the go charges. Spectrum Brands also offers a line of battery-powered, portable lighting products, including flashlights and lanterns for both r
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