Maiden Holdings Announces Dividends on Common Shares and Preference Shares

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HAMILTON, Bermuda, Aug. 7, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Maiden Holdings, Ltd. (Nasdaq:MHLD) today announced that its Board of Directors approved a quarterly cash dividend of $0.09 per share of common stock. The dividend will be payable on October 15, 2013 to shareholders of record as of October 1, 2013.

Maiden's Board of Directors also approved a cash dividend on its 8.25% Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preference Shares of $0.515625 per Preference Share. The dividend will be payable on September 16, 2013 to shareholders of record as of September 1, 2013.

About Maiden Holdings, Ltd.

Maiden Holdings, Ltd. is a Bermuda-based holding company formed in 2007. Through its subsidiaries, which are each A- rated (excellent) by A.M. Best, the Company is focused on providing non-catastrophic, customized reinsurance products and services to small and mid-size insurance companies in the United States and Europe. As of March 31, 2013, Maiden had $4.4 billion in assets and shareholders' equity of $1.0 billion.

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CONTACT: Noah Fields, Vice President, Investor Relations Maiden Holdings, Ltd. Phone: 441.298.4927 E-mail: nfields@maiden.bm

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