AmTrust Financial Announces Rescheduling of the Quarterly Dividend

AmTrust Financial Announces Rescheduling of the Quarterly Dividend

NEW YORK, Nov. 27, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Amtrust Financial Services, Inc.
(Nasdaq:AFSI) today announced that its Board of Directors approved a
rescheduling of the quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per share of common
stock. The dividend will now be payable on December 28, 2012, to shareholders
of record as of December 14, 2012.

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
         Hilly Gross
         646.458.7923
         hilly.gross@amtrustgroup.com

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