NEW YORK, October 2, 2006—Assurant, Inc. ("Assurant") (NYSE: AIZ), a premier provider of specialty insurance and insurance-related products and services, will release its 2006 third quarter financial results on Wednesday, November 1, 2006 after the market closes. The news release will be available on Assurant's website at

The company will broadcast its 2006 third quarter conference call on Thursday, November 2, 2006 at 9:00 am (ET) with access available via internet and telephone. The teleconference is expected to last about one hour. Robert B. Pollock, president and chief executive officer; P. Bruce Camacho, executive vice president and chief financial officer; John B. Owen, president and chief executive officer, Assurant Specialty Property; and Melissa Kivett, senior vice president, investor relations; will review the 2006 third quarter results. Following the review, there will be a question and answer session.

Listen to webcast

Investors and analysts may participate in the live conference call by dialing 800-473-6123 (toll-free domestic) or 973-582-2706 (international); passcode: 7216431. 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 November 2, 2006 and can be accessed at 877-519-4471 (toll-free domestic) or 973-341-3080 (international); passcode: 7216431. The webcast will be archived for one month on Assurant's website.

Assurant is a premier provider of specialized insurance products and related services in North America and selected international markets. Its four key businesses -- Assurant Employee Benefits, Assurant Health, 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 worldwide.

Assurant, a Fortune 500 company, is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AIZ. Assurant 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
[email protected]

Investor Relations:
Melissa Kivett
Senior Vice President
Investor Relations
Phone: 212-859-7029
Fax: 212-859-5893
[email protected]