NEW YORK, Nov. 5, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (Nasdaq: AFSI) today announced that its Board of Directors approved a quarterly cash dividend of $0.14 per share of common stock. The dividend will be payable on January 15, 2014, to shareholders of record as of January 2, 2014.

Amtrust's Board of Directors also approved a cash dividend on its 6.75% Non-cumulative preferred stock of $0.421875 per preferred share. The dividend will be payable December 16, 2013 to shareholders of record on December 1, 2013.

About AmTrust Financial Services, Inc.

AmTrust Financial Services, Inc., headquartered in New York City, is a multinational insurance holding company, which, through its insurance carriers, offers specialty property and casualty insurance products, including workers' compensation, commercial automobile and general liability; extended service and warranty coverage. For more information about AmTrust, visit, or call AmTrust toll-free at 866.203.3037.

CONTACT: AmTrust Financial Services, Inc.         Investor Relations         Elizabeth Malone CFA         646.458.7924         Hilly Gross         646.458.7923

company logo