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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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04/27/2016
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Appoints Three Senior Executives to High Net Worth Personal Lines Business

W. R. Berkley Corporation today announced senior appointments within the Company’ s newly created high net worth personal lines business. Kevin G. Hogan has been named senior vice president and chief operating officer, Susan M. Vella has been named senior vice president- customer experience, and Christoph Ritterson has been named senior vice president-...

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04/26/2016
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Reports First Quarter Results

W. R. Berkley Corporation today reported net income for the first quarter of 2016 of $120 million, or $0.93 cents per share. Operating income is a non-GAAP financial measure defined by the Company as net income excluding after-tax net investment gains. Return on equity represents net income expressed on an annualized basis as a percentage of beginning of year...

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04/21/2016
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Announces First Quarter 2016 Catastrophe Losses

W. R. Berkley Corporation today announced that losses from catastrophes in the first quarter of 2016 were $15.6 million, which is consistent with the Company’ s historical first quarter catastrophe losses. In the first quarter of 2015, the Company reported $14.5 million of catastrophe losses. Founded in 1967, W. R. Berkley Corporation is an insurance holding...

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04/12/2016
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Appoints Kathleen M. Tierney Senior Vice President

W. R. Berkley Corporation today announced that Kathleen M. Tierney has been appointed senior vice president. Tierney will oversee the Company’ s newly created high net worth personal lines business. 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 in...

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03/23/2016
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation to Announce First Quarter 2016 Earnings on April 26, 2016

W. R. Berkley Corporation will release its first quarter 2016 earnings after the market closes on Tuesday, April 26, 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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02/17/2016
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 12 cents per share to be paid on April 5, 2016 to stockholders of record at the close of business on March 15, 2016.. Founded in 1967, W. R. Berkley Corporation is an insurance holding company that is among the largest commercial...

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02/02/2016
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter Results

W. R. Berkley Corporation today reported operating income for the fourth quarter of 2015 of $115 million, or $0.89 per share. Operating income is a non-GAAP financial measure defined by the Company as net income excluding after-tax net investment gains. Return on equity represents net income and operating income expressed on an annualized basis as a...

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