Press Release

American Financial Group Management to Present at the InvesTristate Investment Conference

CINCINNATI, June 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: AFG; Nasdaq) announced today that Carl H. Lindner III and S. Craig Lindner, Co-Chief Executive Officers, will make a company presentation at the InvesTristate Investment Conference on June 20, 2006 at 10:10 a.m. (EDT). The regional conference is being held at the Hyatt Regency in Cincinnati, Ohio and is by invitation only to qualifying investment professionals. For more information about the conference, visit http://www.investristate.com.

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The presentation will be broadcast live over the Internet via the Webcast link below within the Investor Relations section of AFG's website, http://www.afginc.com. (http://www.corporate-ir.net/ireye/confLobby.zhtml?ticker=AFG&item_id=1335042)

A replay of the broadcast will be available for 30 days at the same website approximately 1 hour after the presentation.

Through the operations of the Great American Insurance Group, AFG is engaged primarily in property and casualty insurance, focusing on specialized commercial products for businesses, and in the sale of retirement annuities and supplemental insurance products.

SOURCE American Financial Group, Inc.

CONTACT: Anne N. Watson, Vice President-Investor Relations of American
Financial Group, Inc., 1-513-579-6652
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