AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. to Announce Third Quarter and Nine Months 2012 Results on November 6, 2012

AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. to Announce Third Quarter and Nine Months
2012 Results on November 6, 2012

NEW YORK, Oct. 26, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AmTrust Financial Services, Inc.
(Nasdaq:AFSI) announced today that it plans to release third quarter and nine
months 2012 results prior to the market open on Tuesday, November 6, 2012. At
9:00 a.m. ET, CEO Barry Zyskind and CFO Ron Pipoly will review these results
via a conference call and webcast that may be accessed as follows:

Toll-free Dial-in: 877.755.7421                       
Toll Dial-in (Outside the U.S.): 973.200.3087           
Webcast Registration: http://ir.amtrustgroup.com/events.cfm

A replay of the conference call will be available starting at 12:00 p.m. ET on
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 through Tuesday, November 13, 2012 by dialing
toll-free 800.585.8367, for outside the U.S. 404.537.3406 and entering
passcode 59445478. You may also access a replay of the webcast at
http://ir.amtrustgroup.com/events.cfm.

About AmTrust Financial Services, Inc.

AmTrust Financial Services, Inc., a multinational insurance holding company
headquartered in New York, NY, offers specialty property and casualty
insurance products, including workers' compensation, commercial automobile and
general liability; extended service and warranty coverage through its primary
insurance subsidiaries rated "A" (Excellent) by A.M. Best. For more
information visit www.amtrustgroup.com, or call AmTrust toll-free at
855-327-2223.

The AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. logo is available at
http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=3280

CONTACT: AmTrust Financial Services, Inc.
         Elizabeth Malone CFA (beth.malone@amtrustgroup.com)
         646.458.7924
         Hilly Gross (hgross@amtrustgroup.com)
         212.220.7120 ext. 7023

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