SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 6, 2012
THE PHOENIX COMPANIES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (860) 403-5000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
On December 6, 2012, The Phoenix Companies, Inc. issued a news release announcing its intent to conduct a consent solicitation to amend the indenture for its 7.45% Quarterly Interest Bonds Due 2032. This release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 hereto, and is incorporated herein by reference.
(a) Not applicable
(b) Not applicable
(c) Not applicable
The following exhibit is furnished herewith:
99.1 News release of The Phoenix Companies, Inc. dated December 6, 2012.
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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 hereunto duly authorized.