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10/25/2016
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Reports Third Quarter Results

W. R. Berkley Corporation today reported net income for the third quarter of 2016 of $221 million, or $1.72 per share. The combined ratio was 93.9%. Investment income increased 9.3%. Realized pre-tax gains of $176 million, including $135 million from the sale of Aero Precision Industries. Total capital returned to shareholders of $139 million, including $62...

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09/26/2016
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation to Announce Third Quarter 2016 Earnings on October 25, 2016

W. R. Berkley Corporation will release its third quarter 2016 earnings after the market closes on Tuesday, October 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...

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09/06/2016
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Forms Berkley Transactional

W. R. Berkley Corporation today announced the formation of Berkley Transactional as a division of Berkley Professional Liability Underwriters, a W. R. Berkley Company ®. He holds a B.S. in business- finance from Miami University and an M.B.A. in finance from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University. Founded in 1967, W. R. Berkley...

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08/31/2016
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Expands Role of Gregory A. Douglas, President of Berkley Re Direct, to Include President of Berkley Program Specialists

W. R. Berkley Corporation today announced that Gregory A. Douglas, president of Berkley Re Direct, will undertake the additional responsibility of president of Berkley Program Specialists. The appointment is effective immediately. Douglas joined W. R. Berkley Corporation as executive vice president and chief operating officer of Berkley Re Direct in 2010.

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08/31/2016
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Names Richard M. Lowery Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer

W. R. Berkley Corporation today announced the appointment of Richard M. Lowery as senior vice president and chief information officer, reporting to Lucille T. Sgaglione, executive vice president. Lowery will be responsible for the development and implementation of strategic information technology solutions. Founded in 1967, W. R. Berkley Corporation is an...

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08/30/2016
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 executive chairman and W. Robert Berkley, Jr., its president and chief executive officer, will present at the Keefe, Bruyette& Woods Insurance Conference being held in New York City. The presentation will take place on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. eastern time. Founded in 1967, W. R. Berkley...

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08/11/2016
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Completes Sale of Wholly-Owned Investment

W. R. Berkley Corporation today announced the completion of the previously disclosed sale of a wholly-owned investment, Aero Precision Industries, and certain related aviation services businesses. As expected, the Company realized a pre-tax gain of approximately $130 million on the sale. Founded in 1967, W. R. Berkley Corporation is an insurance holding...

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08/02/2016
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend and Special Dividend

W. R. Berkley Corporation announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of 13 cents per share to be paid on October 5, 2016 to stockholders of record at the close of business on September 20, 2016.. In addition, the Board of Directors has declared a special cash dividend on its common stock of 50 cents...

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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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