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Platinum Underwriters Holdings, Ltd. Declares a Quarterly Dividend on Its Common Shares and Announces Its 2014 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

HAMILTON, Bermuda, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Platinum Underwriters Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE: PTP) announced today that the Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.08 per common share. The dividend is payable on March 31, 2014 to shareholders of record on March 3, 2014.

The Company also announced that the Company's 2014 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (the "Annual Meeting") will be held at the Fairmont Hamilton Princess Hotel, 76 Pitts Bay Road, Pembroke HM 11, Bermuda on Tuesday April 22, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. local time. The Board has fixed the close of business on March 7, 2014 as the record date for the determination of shareholders entitled to notice of, and to vote at, the Annual Meeting and any postponement or adjournment thereof.

About Platinum
Platinum Underwriters Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE: PTP) is a leading provider of property, casualty and finite risk reinsurance coverages, through reinsurance intermediaries, to a diverse clientele on a worldwide basis.  Platinum operates through its principal subsidiaries in Bermuda and the United States.  For further information, please visit Platinum's website at www.platinumre.com.

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