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11/15/2007
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Announces Appointment of Steven W. Taylor

W. R. Berkley Corporation today announced the appointment of Steven W. Taylor. Mr. Taylor, 48, has over 30 years of experience in the global property and casualty insurance and reinsurance industry. William R. Berkley, the Company's chairman of the board and chief executive officer, said: "We are delighted to have Steve join our Company's growing international segment.

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11/08/2007
Show Teaser William R. Berkley to Present at the 2007 Credit Suisse Insurance and Asset Management Conference

W. R. Berkley Corporation announced today that William R. Berkley, its chairman and chief executive officer, will present at the Credit Suisse Insurance and Asset Management Conference being held in New York City.

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11/06/2007
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Increases Share Repurchase Authorization and Declares Dividend

W. R. Berkley Corporation announced that its Board of Directors has increased the Company's share repurchase authorization to 20 million shares of common stock. In addition, the Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of 5 cents per share to be paid on January 3, 2008 to stockholders of record at the close of business on December 14, 2007.

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11/06/2007
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Agrees to Purchase 20% Minority Interest in W. R. Berkley Insurance (Europe), Limited from Kiln Ltd

W. R. Berkley Corporation today announced that it has agreed in principle to purchase the 20% minority interest in W. R. Berkley Insurance, Limited held by Kiln Ltd for approximately $50.1 million, subject to the approval of Kiln's shareholders and regulatory approvals, if any. Berkley Europe is a London-based specialty casualty insurer with branch offices in Spain and Sydney, Australia.

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10/22/2007
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Reports Third Quarter Results Net Income Per Share up 7% to 93 Cents

W. R. Berkley Corporation today reported net income for the third quarter of 2007 of 93 cents per share, or $180 million, a 7% increase from 87 cents per share, or $174 million, for the third quarter of 2006.

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10/04/2007
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Acquires American Mining Insurance Company and Announces Executive Appointments

W. R. Berkley Corporation today announced the closing of the acquisition of CGH Insurance Group, the owner of American Mining Insurance Company, pursuant to a previously announced agreement.

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09/25/2007
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation to Announce Third Quarter Earnings on October 22, 2007

W. R. Berkley Corporation will release its third quarter 2007 earnings after 5:00 p.m. eastern time on Monday, October 22, 2007. The company has scheduled its quarterly conference call with analysts and investors to discuss its earnings and other information on Tuesday, October 23, 2007 at 9:00 a.m. eastern time.

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09/24/2007
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Names William J. Johnston President of Clermont Specialty Managers, Ltd.

W. R. Berkley Corporation today named William J. Johnston president of Clermont Specialty Managers, Ltd. Mr. Johnston succeeds, as president, Alfred Schonberger, who will now serve as Clermont's chairman and chief executive officer.

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09/04/2007
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Agrees to Acquire American Mining Insurance Company

W. R. Berkley Corporation today announced the execution of a definitive agreement to acquire CGH Insurance Group, the owner of American Mining Insurance Company.

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08/24/2007
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Names Robert W. Standen President of Key Risk Subsidiaries

W. R. Berkley Corporation today named Robert W. Standen president of Key Risk Insurance Company and its affiliate, Key Risk Management Services, Inc., both based in Greensboro, North Carolina. Mr. Standen has been with Key Risk since 2003, and most recently served as its executive vice president and chief claims officer.

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