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Assurant to Announce 2008 Fourth Quarter Results Feb. 4, 2009 and Hold Webcast Conference Call Feb. 5


NEW YORK.- Assurant, Inc. (ďAssurantĒ) (NYSE: AIZ), a premier provider of specialty insurance and insurance-related products and services, will release its 2008 fourth quarter financial results on Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2009 after the market closes. The news release will be available on Assurantís Web site at

The company will broadcast its 2008 fourth quarter conference call at 9:00 am (ET) on Thursday, Feb. 5, 2009 with access available via internet and telephone. The teleconference is expected to last about one hour. Robert B. Pollock, president and chief executive officer; Michael J. Peninger, executive vice president and interim chief financial officer; Craig Lemasters, president and chief executive officer, Assurant Solutions; Christopher J. Pagano, executive vice president, treasurer and chief investment officer; and Melissa Kivett, senior vice president, investor relations; will review the 2008 fourth quarter results. Following the review, there will be a question and answer session.

Investors and analysts may participate in the live conference call by dialing (888) 603-6873 (toll-free domestic) or (973) 582-2706 (international); passcode: 76642516. Please call to register at least 10 minutes before the conference call begins. A replay of the call will be available for one week via the telephone starting at approximately 11:00 am (ET) on February 5, 2009 and can be accessed at (800) 642-1687 (toll-free domestic) or (706) 645-9291 (international); passcode: 76642516. The webcast will be archived on Assurantís Web site.

Assurant is a premier provider of specialized insurance products and related services in North America and selected international markets. Its four key businesses -- Assurant Solutions; Assurant Specialty Property; Assurant Health; and Assurant Employee Benefits -- have partnered with clients who are leaders in their industries and have built leadership positions in a number of specialty insurance market segments worldwide.


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