SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
FOR REGISTRATION OF CERTAIN CLASSES OF SECURITIES
PURSUANT TO SECTION 12(b) OR (g) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
MERCURY GENERAL CORPORATION
(exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
CALIFORNIA 952211612 (State of incorporation) (I.R.S. Employer Identification No.) 4484 WILSHIRE BOULEVARD 90010 LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (Zip Code) (Address of principal executive offices) If this form relates to the If this form relates to the registration of a class of debt registration of a class of debt securities and is effective securities and is to become upon filing pursuant to General effective simultaneously with the Instruction A(c)(1) please check effectiveness of a concurrent the following box. [_] registration statement under the Securities Act of 1933 pursuant to General Instruction A(c)(2) please check the following box. [_]
Securities to be registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class Name of each exchange on which to be so registered each class is to be registered ------------------- ------------------------------ Common Stock, New York Stock Exchange no par value
Securities to be registered pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Act:
A description of the Common Stock meeting the requirements of this item appears under the heading "Description of Common Stock" in Registrant's Registration Statement on Form S-1, filed on November 20, 1985 (SEC File No. 33- 899), and is incorporated herein by reference.
In accordance with Instruction II to this Item the following exhibits have been filed with the New York Stock Exchange pursuant to the Registrant's application for listing of its Common Stock thereon.
1. Form of Common Stock Certificate
2. Amended and Restated Articles of Incorporation
4. 1995 Form 10-K
5. Form 10-Q -- 1Q and 2Q of 1996
6. Definitive Proxy Statement
7. 1995 Annual Report to Shareholders
Pursuant to the requirements of Sections 12 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Company has duly caused this Registration Statement to be signed on its behalf, by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
Dated: September 26, 1996 Mercury General Corporation By: /s/ Keith Parker --------------------------------- Keith Parker Chief Financial Officer