AmTrust Financial Announces 43% Increase In Dividend On Common Stock

NEW YORK, Feb. 18, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (Nasdaq:AFSI) today announced that its Board of Directors approved a 43% increase in the quarterly cash dividend on its common stock to $0.20 from $0.14 per common share. The dividend will be payable April 14, 2014 to shareholders of record on April 1, 2014.

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 www.amtrustgroup.com, or call AmTrust toll-free at 855-327-2223.

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CONTACT: AmTrust Financial Services, Inc.         Investor Relations         Elizabeth Malone CFA         646.458.7924         beth.malone@amtrustgroup.com                  Media Contact         Kekst & Company         Andrea Calise         Andrea-calise@kekst.com         212.521.4845         Robert Siegfried         robert-siegfried@kekst.com         212-521-4832

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