Atlantic American Corporation Declares Annual Cash Dividend

Atlantic American Corporation Declares Annual Cash Dividend

ATLANTA, Feb. 26, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Atlantic American Corporation
(Nasdaq:AAME) today announced that its board of directors has declared an
annual cash dividend of $0.02 per share. The dividend will be payable on April
25, 2014 to shareholders of record as of March 27, 2014.

Hilton H. Howell, Jr., chairman, president and chief executive officer of
Atlantic American stated, "The declaration of the annual dividend reflects the
continued confidence we have in the Company, and our continued desire to
create value for our shareholders."

The Company expects that it will release its 2013 results in March 2014.

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 are American
Southern Insurance Company, American Safety Insurance Company, and Bankers
Fidelity Life Insurance Company.

Note regarding Private Securities Litigation Reform Act:Except for historical
information contained herein, this press release contains forward-looking
statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties.Actual results
could differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking
statements due to a number of factors and risks detailed from time to time in
statement and reports that Atlantic American Corporation files with the
Securities and Exchange Commission.

CONTACT: For further information contact:
         John G. Sample, Jr.
         Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
         Atlantic American Corporation
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