Assurant to Host Investor Day on Thursday March 23, 2006

News Release

NEW YORK, March 16, 2006—Assurant, Inc. ("Assurant") (NYSE: AIZ), a premier provider of specialty insurance and insurance-related products and services, announced today that it will host an Investor Day on Thursday, March 23, 2006 at 8:30 am (ET). The event will focus on Assurant's diversified specialty insurance strategy and provide insight into future profitable growth.

Assurant will host an invited audience of institutional investors and financial analysts and will also webcast the event. Speakers will include: Robert B. Pollock, Assurant's president and incoming chief executive officer; P. Bruce Camacho, executive vice president and chief financial officer, Assurant; Craig Lemasters, president and chief executive officer, Assurant Solutions; John B. Owen, president and chief executive officer, Assurant Specialty Property; Donald Hamm, president and chief executive officer, Assurant Health; Michael J. Peninger, president and chief executive officer, Assurant Employee Benefits; and Christopher J. Pagano, president and chief investment officer, Assurant Asset Management.

Access to this presentation will be available through Assurant's Web site at After connecting to the home page, click on Investor Relations, then Events, to access the Investor Day webcast. Slides of the presentation will be posted on the company's Web site for viewing shortly before the presentation begins.

Listen to webcast

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

Assurant, which is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AIZ, has over $20 billion in assets and $7 billion in annual revenue.

Press Contact:
Drew Guthrie
Manager, Communications
and Media Relations
Phone: 212-859-7002
Fax: 212-859-5893

Investor Relations:
Melissa Kivett
Vice President
Investor Relations
Phone: 212-859-7029
Fax: 212-859-5893

Larry Cains
Senior Vice President
Investor Relations
Phone: 212-859-7045
Fax: 212-859-5893