UNITED STATES 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): November 14, 2012
FBL Financial Group, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
5400 University Avenue, West Des Moines, Iowa
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
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Item 8.01. Other Events
On November 14, 2012, the Board of Directors of FBL Financial Group approved a plan to repurchase up to $30 million of shares of Class A common stock in the open market or through privately negotiated transactions, with the timing and terms of the purchases to be determined by management of FBL Financial Group. There is no guarantee as to the timing of any repurchases or the exact number of shares, if any, that FBL Financial Group will repurchase. The $30 million stock repurchase authorization will commence upon the completion of the current $200 million repurchase plan, which was approved in October 2011 and has $14.6 million remaining.
On November 15, 2012, FBL Financial Group issued a news release regarding the share repurchase authorization transaction. The news release is filed as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
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.
FBL FINANCIAL GROUP, INC.
Date: November 15, 2012
/s/ Donald J. Seibel
Donald J. Seibel
Chief Financial Officer
Exhibit No: Description
99.1 News Release of FBL Financial Group dated November 15, 2012