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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): May 4, 2021




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Ohio   1-13653   31-1544320

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


301 East Fourth Street, Cincinnati, OH   45202
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: 513-579-2121



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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):


Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)


Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)


Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))


Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class





Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common Stock   AFG   New York Stock Exchange
5.875% Subordinated Debentures due March 30, 2059   AFGB   New York Stock Exchange
5.125% Subordinated Debentures due December 15, 2059   AFGC   New York Stock Exchange
5.625% Subordinated Debentures due June 1, 2060   AFGD   New York Stock Exchange
4.5% Subordinated Debentures due September 15, 2060   AFGE   New York Stock Exchange

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company  

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  ☐




Section 2 - Financial Information


Item 2.02

Results Of Operations And Financial Condition.

Reference is made to the press release of American Financial Group, Inc. (the “Company”) relating to the announcement of the Company’s results of operations for the first quarter of 2021 and the availability of the Investor Supplement on the Company’s website. The press release was issued on May 4, 2021. A copy of the press release is attached to this Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1 and a copy of the Investor Supplement is attached as Exhibit 99.2. Both are incorporated herein by reference.

The information contained herein shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 as amended (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, as amended, or the Exchange Act.

Section 9 - Financial Statements and Exhibits


Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits.



Financial statements of business acquired. Not applicable.



Pro forma financial information. Not applicable.



Shell company transactions. Not applicable








99.1    Earnings Release dated May 4, 2021, reporting American Financial Group Inc. results for the quarter ended March 31, 2021.
99.2    Investor Supplement – First Quarter 2021
104    Cover page Interactive Date File (embedded within Inline XBRL document)




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.



Date: May 5, 2021


/s/ Karl J. Grafe

          Karl J. Grafe
          Vice President