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07/25/2016
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Reports Second Quarter Results

W. R. Berkley Corporation today reported net income for the second quarter of 2016 of $109 million, or 85 cents per share. Net premiums written increased 6.4%. The combined ratio was 92.3% before catastrophe losses and 94.9% after catastrophe losses. Book value per share grew 3.2% in the quarter and 7.1% for the first six months of 2016. Pre-tax return on equity was...

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07/18/2016
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Announces Sale Of Wholly-Owned Investment

GREENWICH, Conn., July 18, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- W. R. Berkley Corporation today announced an agreement to sell a wholly-owned investment, Aero Precision Industries, and certain related aviation services businesses. The Company expects to realize a pre-tax gain of approximately $130 million on the sale, which is expected to close in the third quarter of 2016.

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06/30/2016
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Names Scott R. Barraclough President of Admiral Insurance

W. R. Berkley Corporation today announced the appointment of Scott R. Barraclough as president of Admiral Insurance, succeeding Steven S. Zeitman, who has been named chairman. The appointments are effective immediately. Based in Mount Laurel, NJ, Admiral Insurance provides excess and surplus lines coverage for commercial risks that generally consist of...

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06/23/2016
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation to Announce Second Quarter 2016 Earnings on July 25, 2016

W. R. Berkley Corporation will release its second quarter 2016 earnings after the market closes on Monday, July 25, 2016. A copy of the earnings release will be available on the Company’ s website at www.wrberkley.com. Founded in 1967, W. R. Berkley Corporation is an insurance holding company that is among the largest commercial lines writers in the United States...

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06/16/2016
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Names Jared E. Abbey Senior Vice President

GREENWICH, Conn., June 16, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- W. R. Berkley Corporation today announced the appointment of Jared E. Abbey as senior vice president– corporate strategy and development. Founded in 1967, W. R. Berkley Corporation is an insurance holding company that is among the largest commercial lines writers in the United States and operates worldwide in two...

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06/14/2016
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Names David A. Dunn President and Chief Executive Officer of Carolina Casualty

Most recently, he served as president of the transportation division of a leading specialty insurer in the U.S.. Based in Jacksonville, Fla., Carolina Casualty has been a premier insurance brand in the commercial transportation industry specializing in liability, physical damage and motor truck cargo insurance for local, intermediate and long-haul truckers...

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05/25/2016
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Increases Dividend 8%

W. R. Berkley Corporation announced today that its Board of Directors has voted to increase the cash dividend to an annual rate of 52 cents per share, representing an 8% increase from the present rate. The first quarterly dividend at the new rate of 13 cents per share will be paid on July 5, 2016 to stockholders of record at the close of business on June 15, 2016..

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05/25/2016
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Appoints Senior Executives

W. R. Berkley Corporation today announced the appointments of two senior executives. Richard M. Baio has been named senior vice president and chief financial officer. Baio earned a B.S. in accounting from Clarkson University and an M.S. in taxation from University of Hartford.

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05/18/2016
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Announces Pricing of $290 Million of 5.75% Subordinated Debentures Due 2056

W. R. Berkley Corporation announced today that it priced an offering of $290 million aggregate principal amount of 5.75% Subordinated Debentures due 2056. The offering is expected to close on May 25, 2016, subject to customary closing conditions. Copies of the preliminary prospectus supplement, final prospectus and the accompanying prospectus may be...

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05/11/2016
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Forms Berkley Insurance Asia

This new operating unit will begin offering specialty commercial insurance coverages to clients in North Asia and Southeast Asia through offices in Hong Kong and Singapore, respectively, subject to relevant regulatory approvals. Gangadharan has over 25 years of experience in the property casualty insurance industry, predominately focused in financial...

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