Company Locator

Press Releases

Date
Title
PDF
12/18/2013
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Increases Share Repurchase Authorization

W. R. Berkley Corporation announced that its Board of Directors has increased the Company’ s share repurchase authorization back to its previous level of 10 million shares of common stock. The 10 million share repurchase authorization represents approximately 7 percent of the Company’ s shares outstanding at September 30, 2013. Repurchases may be made by the...

Read more..
12/17/2013
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Appoints John M. Littzi Vice President and Senior Counsel

W. R. Berkley Corporation today announced the appointment of John M. Littzi as vice president and senior counsel, where he will continue to be responsible for the legal aspects of business development transactions, alternative investments and general corporate matters. He joined W. R. Berkley Corporation in 2011 as assistant vice president and senior counsel...

Read more..
12/06/2013
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Names Gerald B. Bushey President of Carolina Casualty Insurance Group

W. R. Berkley Corporation today announced the appointment of Gerald B. Bushey as president of Carolina Casualty Insurance Group, a W. R. Berkley Company. Based in Jacksonville, Florida, Carolina Casualty is a leader in the commercial transportation insurance industry, focused on writing intermediate and long-haul trucking, and business and public auto.

Read more..
11/18/2013
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend

W. R. Berkley Corporation announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of 10 cents per share to be paid on December 19, 2013 to stockholders of record at the close of business on December 3, 2013.. Founded in 1967, W. R. Berkley Corporation is an insurance holding company that is among the largest...

Read more..
10/21/2013
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Reports Third Quarter Results

W. R. Berkley Corporation today reported net income for the third quarter of 2013 of $137 million, or 97 cents per share, compared with $101 million, or 71 cents per share, for the third quarter of 2012.. Operating income is a non-GAAP financial measure defined by the Company as net income excluding after-tax net investment gains and after-tax debt extinguishment...

Read more..
10/02/2013
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Names Alastair Blades Chief Executive of W. R. Berkley Syndicate Management Limited

W. R. Berkley Corporation today announced that Alastair Blades has been named chief executive of W. R. Berkley Syndicate Management Limited, which acts as the Lloyd’ s managing agent for W. R. Berkley Syndicate 1967. The appointment is effective immediately, subject to required regulatory approvals. Blades succeeds Michael A. Sibthorpe, who has resigned from the...

Read more..
10/01/2013
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation to Announce Third Quarter 2013 Earnings on October 21, 2013

W. R. Berkley Corporation will release its third quarter 2013 earnings after the market closes on Monday, October 21, 2013. A copy of the earnings release will be available on the Company’ s website at www.wrberkley.com. The Company has scheduled its quarterly conference call with analysts and investors to discuss its earnings and other information on Tuesday,...

Read more..
09/16/2013
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation to Present at the Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Insurance Conference

W. R. Berkley Corporation announced today that William R. Berkley, its chairman and chief executive officer, and W. Robert Berkley, Jr., its president and chief operating officer, will present at the Keefe, Bruyette& Woods Insurance Conference being held in New York City. The presentation will take place on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 3:40 p.m. eastern time.

Read more..
08/06/2013
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 10 cents per share to be paid on October 1, 2013 to stockholders of record at the close of business on September 10, 2013.. Founded in 1967, W. R. Berkley Corporation is an insurance holding company that is among the largest...

Read more..
07/22/2013
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Reports Second Quarter Results

W. R. Berkley Corporation today reported net income for the second quarter of 2013 of $116 million, or 82 cents per share, compared with $109 million, or 76 cents per share, for the second quarter of 2012.. Summary Financial Data Second Quarter Six Months---------------------------------------------------------- 2013 2012 2013 2012---------------------------------------------------- Gross premiums written$ 1,617,936$ 1,430,920$ 3,249,557$ 2,832,446 Net premiums written...

Read more..