Atlantic American Partners With BetterInvesting to Target Retail Investors

ATLANTA, Nov. 28, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Atlantic American Corporation (Nasdaq:AAME) ( today announced that it has agreed to a strategic partnership with BetterInvesting (, the premier nonprofit association serving the retail investor.

"We are very excited about joining in partnership with BetterInvesting," said Hilton H. Howell, Jr., Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Atlantic American, an insurance holding company with subsidiaries serving specialty markets of the life, health and property and casualty insurance industries. "This gives us the opportunity to reach more individual investors and thousands of BetterInvesting clubs committed to long-term investing. It is part of our aggressive strategy for informing the investment community about our company and its growth prospects."

"We're very pleased to have Atlantic American Corporation join the BetterInvesting community," said Kamie Zaracki, BetterInvesting CEO. "Atlantic American's commitment to individual investors will educate these investors about the company's operations, financial results and growth opportunities. As a result, individual shareowners will be empowered to make more-informed investment decisions and secure their financial future."

Atlantic American is an insurance holding company involved through its subsidiary companies in specialty markets of the life, health, and property and casualty insurance industries. Its principal subsidiaries consist of American South Insurance Company, American Safety Insurance Company, and Bankers Fidelity Life Insurance Company.

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CONTACT: Hilton H. Howell, Jr. Chairman, President & CEO Atlantic American Corporation 404-266-5505Source:Atlantic American Corporation