HARTFORD, Conn.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--The Phoenix Companies, Inc. (NYSE:PNX) today provided an update on its previously announced restatement and filing of GAAP financial statements with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
“We believe we are in the final phases of the restatement work, and we are preparing our corrective and delayed filings. Once the filing timetable is established, we expect to provide a further update on the restatement”
“We believe we are in the final phases of the restatement work, and we are preparing our corrective and delayed filings. Once the filing timetable is established, we expect to provide a further update on the restatement,” said James D. Wehr, president and chief executive officer.
Phoenix expects to provide third quarter 2013 unaudited statutory financial results for Phoenix Life Insurance Company and third quarter 2013 estimated operating metrics for The Phoenix Companies, Inc. by Nov. 15, 2013.
As previously reported, Phoenix is restating historical annual and interim GAAP financial statements. Phoenix has delayed filing with the SEC its third quarter 2012 Form 10-Q and its subsequent periodic reports and also believes it will not timely file with the SEC its third quarter 2013 Form 10-Q.
Headquartered in Hartford, Connecticut, The Phoenix Companies, Inc. (NYSE:PNX) is a boutique life insurance and annuity company serving customers’ retirement and protection needs through select independent distributors. Its principal operating subsidiary, Phoenix Life Insurance Company, has its statutory home office in East Greenbush, New York. For more information, visit www.phoenixwm.com.
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