AmTrust Financial Services
Aug 7, 2014

AmTrust Financial Announces Cash Dividends on Common and Preferred Stock

NEW YORK, Aug. 7, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (Nasdaq:AFSI) today announced that its Board of Directors approved a quarterly cash dividend of $0.20 per share of common stock. The dividend will be payable on October 15, 2014, to shareholders of record as of October 1, 2014.

AmTrust's Board of Directors also approved a cash dividend on its 6.75% Non-cumulative preferred stock series A of $0.421875 per preferred share and a cash dividend on its 7.25% Non-cumulative preferred stock series B of $0.37257 per preferred share. The dividends will be payable September 15, 2014 to shareholders of record on September 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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