Washington, DC 20549

                                    Form 13F

                               Form 13F COVER PAGE

Report for the Calendar Year or Quarter Ended:  June 30, 2011

Check here if Amendment [  ]: Amendment Number:

         This Amendment (Check only one):   | | is a restatement
                                            | | adds new holdings entries

Institutional Investment Manager Filing this Report:

Name:             Harbinger Group Inc.
Address:          450 Park Avenue, 27th Floor
                  New York, NY 10022

Form 13F File Number:    (to be determined after filing)

The  institutional  investment manager filing this report and the person by whom
it  is  signed hereby represent that the person signing the report is authorized
to  submit  it,  that  all  information  contained  herein  is true, correct and
complete,  and  that  it  is  understood  that  all  required items, statements,
schedules,  lists,  and  tables  are  considered  integral  parts  of this form.

Person Signing this Report on Behalf of Reporting Manager:

Name:             Philip Falcone
Title:            Chief Executive Officer
Phone:            212-906-8555

Signature, Place and Date of Signing:

       /s/ Philip Falcone             New York, New York      August 15, 2011
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           [Signature]                  [City, State]             [Date]

Report Type (Check only one):

| |  13F HOLDINGS REPORT.  (Check here if all holdings of this reporting manager
     are reported in this report.)

|X|  13F NOTICE. (Check here if no holdings reported are in this report, and all
     holdings are reported by other reporting manager(s).)

| |  13F COMBINATION  REPORT.  (Check here if a portion of the holdings for this
     reporting manager are reported in this report and a portion are reported by
     other reporting manager(s).)

List of Other Managers Reporting for this Manager: No. Form 13F File Number Name 028-13483 Harbinger Holdings, LLC