CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Atlas Financial Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFH) ("Atlas" or the "Company") today announced it will delay the release of its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2017, which had previously been scheduled for March 15, 2018, to enable the Company and its auditors to finalize year end work.
The Company plans to file a Form 12b-25 Notification of Late Filing for its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2017. The Form 12b-25 will allow the Company an additional 15 calendar days to file the Form 10-K, resulting in an extended filing deadline of April 2, 2018. The Company plans to file the Form 10-K within this extended deadline. The usual conference call to discuss fourth quarter and annual results will be scheduled when the Form 10-K is filed.
The primary business of Atlas is commercial automobile insurance in the United States, with a niche market orientation and focus on insurance for the "light" commercial automobile sector including taxi cabs, non-emergency paratransit, limousine/livery and business auto. The business of Atlas is carried on through its subsidiaries American Country Insurance Company, American Service Insurance Company, Inc., Gateway Insurance Company, Global Liberty Insurance Company of New York, Anchor Holdings Group, Inc., Anchor Group Management, Inc., and Plainview Premium Finance Company, Inc. Atlas' insurance subsidiaries have decades of experience with a commitment to always being an industry leader in these specialized areas of insurance.
For more information about Atlas, please visit www.atlas-fin.com.
This release includes forward-looking statements regarding Atlas and its insurance subsidiaries and businesses. Such statements are based on the current expectations of the management of each entity. The words "anticipate", "expect", "believe", "may", "should", "estimate", "project", "outlook", "forecast" or similar words are used to identify such forward looking information. The forward-looking events and circumstances discussed in this release may not occur and could differ materially as a result of known and unknown risk factors and uncertainties affecting the Companies, including risks regarding the insurance industry, economic factors and the equity markets generally and the risk factors discussed in the “Risk Factors” section of the Company's 2016 Annual Report on Form 10-K. No forward looking statement can be guaranteed. Except as required by applicable securities laws, forward-looking statements speak only as of the date on which they are made and Atlas and its subsidiaries undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.