We have not yet finalized our financial statement close process for the three month period ended December 31, 2012 and our independent auditors have not yet completed their year-end audit. The financial data for the three month period ended December 31, 2012 presented herein are preliminary, based upon our estimates and subject to the completion of our financial statement close process and year-end audit. This summary is not a comprehensive statement of our financial results for this period. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from our preliminary estimates are set forth under the headings “Risk Factors” and “Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements.”
About Atlas Financial Holdings, Inc.
The primary business of Atlas is commercial automobile insurance in the United States, with a niche market orientation and focus on insurance for the "light" commercial automobile sector including taxi cabs, non-emergency paratransit, limousine/livery and business auto. The business of Atlas is carried on through its insurance subsidiaries American Country Insurance Company and American Service Insurance Company, Inc. Effective January 1, 2013, Atlas acquired a third operating insurance subsidiary, Gateway Insurance Company. Atlas’ insurance subsidiaries have decades of experience with a commitment to being an industry leader in these specialized areas of insurance.
Forward-looking StatementsThis release includes forward-looking statements regarding Atlas and its insurance subsidiaries and businesses. Such statements are based on the current expectations of the management of each entity. The words "anticipate", "expect", "believe", "may", "should", "estimate", "project", "outlook", "forecast" or similar words are used to identify such forward looking information. The forward-looking events and circumstances discussed in this release may not occur and could differ materially as a result of known and unknown risk factors and uncertainties affecting the Companies, including risks regarding the insurance industry, economic factors and the equity markets generally and the risk factors discussed in the "Risk Factors" section of the Company's Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011 . No forward-looking statement can be guaranteed. Except as required by applicable securities laws, forward-looking statements speak only as of the date on which they are made and Atlas and its subsidiaries undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.