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02/01/2017
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation to Present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2017 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 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2017 Insurance Conference being held in New York City. The presentation is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 9:10 a.m. eastern time.

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01/31/2017
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter Results

W. R. Berkley Corporation today reported net income for the fourth quarter of 2016 of $153 million, or $1.20 per share. The combined ratio was 94.9%, inclusive of 2.3 loss ratio points from catastrophes. We established two new businesses- Berkley Cyber Risk Solutions and Berkley Transactional. Investment income increased 24.8%. The sale of a portion of our...

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01/19/2017
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Announces Executive Appointments

W. R. Berkley Corporation today announced the appointments of Melissa M. Emmendorfer as senior vice president– insurance risk management, Mir Mazhar as senior vice president- chief project officer, and Jonathan A. Schriber as senior vice president– underwriting. She has more than 25 years of experience in the property and casualty reinsurance industry and is a...

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01/09/2017
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Names Jo-Marie St. Martin Vice President - Federal Government Relations

St. Martin has over 20 years of legislative and legal experience in the U.S. House of Representatives and served for 15 years as general counsel and director of legislative operations for Speaker of the House John Boehner. She holds a B.S. in mathematics and physics from Mary Washington College and a J.D. from the University of Tennessee College of Law.

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01/03/2017
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation to Announce Fourth Quarter 2016 Earnings on January 31, 2017

W. R. Berkley Corporation will release its fourth quarter 2016 earnings after the market closes on Tuesday, January 31, 2017. 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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12/08/2016
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Names Miklos F. Kallo President of Berkley Regional Specialty

W. R. Berkley Corporation today announced the appointment of Miklos F. Kallo as president of Berkley Regional Specialty. He succeeds Paul S. McAuliffe, who will retire at the end of the year after 15 years of service with W. R. Berkley Corporation. The appointment is effective immediately.

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12/02/2016
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Introduces “Berkley One” Brand for High Net Worth Personal Lines

W. R. Berkley Corporation today introduced its new high net worth personal lines brand, Berkley One. Set to launch its products in the latter half of 2017, Berkley One will offer specialty personal insurance coverages to sophisticated individuals and families, supported by world class risk and claim management, on behalf of W. R. Berkley Insurance Group member...

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11/17/2016
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Forms Berkley Cyber Risk Solutions

W. R. Berkley Corporation today announced the formation of Berkley Cyber Risk Solutions, a W. R. Berkley Company ®, to focus on insurance and risk management products that respond to the changing cyber security vulnerabilities of organizations around the world. Berkley Cyber Risk Solutions will offer specialty commercial insurance coverages on a worldwide...

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11/04/2016
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Declares Special Dividend and Regular Quarterly Dividend

W. R. Berkley Corporation announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a special cash dividend on its common stock of 50 cents per share to be paid on November 21, 2016 to stockholders of record at the close of business on November 14, 2016. Together with the 50 cents per share special dividend that was paid on October 5, 2016, this brings special...

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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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