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12/08/2014
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Declares Special Dividend

W. R. Berkley Corporation announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a special cash dividend on its common stock of $1.00 per share. The special dividend will be paid on December 30, 2014 to stockholders of record at the close of business on December 18, 2014. The special dividend is in addition to the previously announced regular quarterly cash...

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11/06/2014
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 11 cents per share to be paid on December 18, 2014 to stockholders of record at the close of business on December 2, 2014.. Founded in 1967, W. R. Berkley Corporation is an insurance holding company that is among the largest...

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11/06/2014
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Appoints Robert L. McPherson Vice President

W. R. Berkley Corporation today announced the appointment of Robert L. McPherson as vice president. He earned a B.S. in Business Administration, Marketing from the University of Akron, an M.B.A. from the University of Phoenix and a M.S. in Information Technology/ Information Management from the Harvard Extension School. Founded in 1967, W. R. Berkley Corporation is...

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10/23/2014
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Reports Third Quarter Results

W. R. Berkley Corporation today reported net income for the third quarter of 2014 of $189 million, or $1.42 per share. 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 costs. Net premiums written grew 7.1%. Return on equity was 17.4%. GAAP combined...

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10/21/2014
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Announces Senior Executive Appointments

W. R. Berkley Corporation today announced the appointment of John K. Goldwater as senior vice president. Goldwater will have oversight responsibility for certain of the Company’ s operating units. Goldwater received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Property-Liability Insurance from The College of Insurance in New York.

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09/17/2014
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation to Announce Third Quarter 2014 Earnings on October 23, 2014

W. R. Berkley Corporation will release its third quarter 2014 earnings after the market closes on Thursday, October 23, 2014. 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...

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08/27/2014
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 3, 2014 at 2:55 p.m. eastern time.

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08/05/2014
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 11 cents per share to be paid on October 1, 2014 to stockholders of record at the close of business on September 10, 2014.. Founded in 1967, W. R. Berkley Corporation is an insurance holding company that is among the largest...

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07/30/2014
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Announces Pricing of $350 Million of 4.75% Senior Notes Due 2044

W. R. Berkley Corporation announced today that it priced an offering of $350 million of 4.75% Senior Notes due 2044. The Company intends to use the net proceeds for the repayment at maturity on May 15, 2015 of its $200 million aggregate principal amount of 5.60% Senior Notes, and the remainder for general corporate purposes. Morgan Securities LLC, 383 Madison...

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07/28/2014
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Reports Second Quarter Results

W. R. Berkley Corporation today reported net income for the second quarter of 2014 of $180 million, or $1.35 per share. Net premiums written grew 11%. Return on equity was 16.6%. GAAP combined ratio improved to 94.4%. Net investment gains were $109 million. Book value per share increased 5.5% to $36.20.. Commenting on the Company's performance, William R. Berkley,...

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