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12/23/2008
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Terminates Negotiations to Acquire NEMI Forsikring ASA

W. R. Berkley Corporation today announced that it has terminated its negotiations to acquire NEMI Forsikring ASA.

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11/11/2008
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire NEMI Forsikring ASA

W. R. Berkley Corporation today announced that it has signed a letter of intent to acquire Oslo, Norway-based NEMI Forsikring ASA, which focuses on specialty lines of insurance.

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11/04/2008
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Declares Dividend

W. R. Berkley Corporation announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of 6 cents per share to be paid on January 2, 2009 to stockholders of record at the close of business on December 12, 2008.

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10/28/2008
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Reports Third Quarter Results

W. R. Berkley Corporation today reported a net loss for the third quarter of 2008 of 17 cents per share, or $28 million, compared with net income of 93 cents per share, or $180 million, for the third quarter of 2007.

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10/28/2008
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Forms Berkley Offshore Underwriting Managers, LLC and Announces Executive Appointment

W. R. Berkley Corporation today announced the formation of Berkley Offshore Underwriting Managers, LLC. Frank Costa has been named president of Berkley Offshore. Commenting on the new unit, William R. Berkley, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of W. R. Berkley Corporation, said: "We are extremely pleased to have someone of Frank's caliber join our organization.

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10/20/2008
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Estimates Third Quarter Financial Results

W. R. Berkley Corporation announced today that it estimates its third quarter operating income per share, including storm losses, to be in the range of $0.70 to $0.75 and its GAAP net loss per share to be in the range of $0.15 to $0.20. Operating income is a non-GAAP financial measure defined by the Company as net income or loss excluding realized investment gains and losses.

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10/14/2008
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Forms Berkley Professional Liability, LLC and Announces Executive Appointments

W. R. Berkley Corporation today announced the formation of Berkley Professional Liability, LLC. John R. Benedetto has been named president of BerkleyPro. Steven P. Walsh has been appointed executive vice president of BerkleyPro. Paul Brophy has been named BerkleyPro's senior vice president.

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10/14/2008
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Forms Berkley Underwriting Managers Canada, Ltd. and Announces Executive Appointment

W. R. Berkley Corporation today announced the formation of Berkley Underwriting Managers Canada, Ltd. Based in Toronto, Canada, Berkley Underwriting Managers Canada will offer a wide range of specialty casualty commercial insurance products, including general liability, products liability and other commercial lines on behalf of the Canadian branch of Berkley Insurance Company (rated A+, Financi...

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10/02/2008
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation to Announce Third Quarter Earnings on October 28, 2008

W. R. Berkley Corporation will release its third quarter 2008 earnings after the market closes on Tuesday, October 28, 2008. The company has scheduled its quarterly conference call with analysts and investors to discuss its earnings and other information on Wednesday, October 29, 2008 at 9:30 a.m. eastern time.

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08/27/2008
Show Teaser William R. Berkley to Present at the Keefe, Bruyette & Woods 2008 Insurance Conference

W. R. Berkley Corporation announced today that William R. Berkley, its chairman and chief executive officer, will present at the Keefe, Bruyette & Woods 2008 Insurance Conference in New York City on Thursday, September 4, 2008 at 10:20 a.m. eastern time.

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