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): July 15, 2011
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)||(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
|400 East Anderson Lane
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (512) 837-7100
|(Former name or former address if changed since last report.)|
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SECTION 8 OTHER EVENTS
Item 8.01 Other Events.
On July 15, 2011, Citizens, Inc. (Citizens) issued 255,216 Class A Common Share in accordance with warrants that were exercised as part of cash exercises by its warrant holders, with gross proceeds to Citizens of approximately $1.7 million. Citizens also issued an additional 888 shares as part of cashless exercises, in accordance with the terms and provisions of the warrant agreements. This issuance of shares was dated effective July 12, 2011. Following the execution of these warrants, Citizens no longer has any warrants outstanding regarding its Class A Common Shares.
These warrants were set to expire at 6:30 p.m. (EST) on July 12, 2011, and were originally issued in connection with the sale of Citizens Series A-1 Convertible Preferred Stock in July 2004. On July 13, 2009, Citizens converted all of its outstanding Series A-1 and Series A-2 Convertible Preferred Stock into Class A Common Shares in accordance with the mandatory redemption provisions of its Preferred Shareholder Agreements.
Pursuant to the requirement 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.
|By:||/s/ Rick D. Riley|
|Rick D. Riley, Vice Chairman and President|
Date: July 15, 2011