AMERISAFE, Inc. (AMERISAFE) is an insurance holding company. The Company is a specialty provider of workers� compensation insurance focused on small to mid-sized employers engaged in hazardous industries, principally construction, trucking and agriculture. It provides coverage to employers under state and federal workers� compensation laws. In addition to its voluntary workers� compensation business, it underwrites workers� compensation policies for employers assigned to it and assumes reinsurance premiums from mandatory pooling arrangements. The Company sells its workers� compensation insurance through agencies. As of December 31, 2012, its insurance was sold through more than 3,200 independent agencies and its wholly owned insurance agency subsidiary, Amerisafe General Agency. AMERISAFE�s subsidiaries include American Interstate Insurance Company (AIIC) and its insurance subsidiaries, Silver Oak Casualty, Inc. (SOCI) and American Interstate Insurance Company of Texas (AIIC-TX).