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EX-99.1 - EX-99.1 - VECTOR GROUP LTDg26296exv99w1.htm
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): February 24, 2011
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
1-5759   65-0949535
(Commission File Number)   (I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
100 S.E. Second Street, Miami, Florida   33131
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)
(305) 579-8000
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
(Not Applicable)
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Explanatory Note
     Vector Group Ltd. (the “Company”) is filing this Amendment No. 1 to its Current Report on Form 8-K, as filed with the SEC on February 24, 2011, to refurnish the press release attached as Exhibit 99.1. The revised press release corrects an error in two of the numbers in the “Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations” table. The changes did not alter the total amounts in the table. The changes are as follows:
    “Gain on sales of investment securities available for sale” for three months ended December 31, 2010 should be $8,050.
    “Equity Income from non-consolidated real estate businesses” for three months ended December 31, 2010 should be $5,125.
This filing corrects the errors and no other changes have been made to Form 8-K.
Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition
     On February 24, 2011, the Company announced its financial results for the year ended December 31, 2010. The full text of the press release issued in connection with the announcement is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
     The information in this Current Report on Form 8-K and the Exhibit attached hereto is being furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibit
     (c) Exhibit.
Exhibit No.   Exhibit
Press Release issued February 24, 2011



     Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
  By:   /s/ J. Bryant Kirkland III    
    J. Bryant Kirkland III   
    Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer   
Date: February 25, 2011