AmTrust Financial Announces 43% Increase in Dividend on Common Stock

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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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