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10/04/2017
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Announces Preliminary Estimate of Catastrophe Losses
W. R. Berkley Corporation today announced that its preliminary estimated catastrophe losses attributable to Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria and the earthquakes in Mexico are expected to be less than $110 million, before tax, or $72 million, after tax. Celebrating 50 years, W. R. Berkley Corporation is an insurance holding company that is among the largest...Read more..
09/26/2017
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation to Announce Third Quarter 2017 Earnings on October 24, 2017
W. R. Berkley Corporation will release its third quarter 2017 earnings after the market closes on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. A copy of the earnings release will be available on the Company’ s website at www.wrberkley.com. Celebrating 50 years, W. R. Berkley Corporation is an insurance holding company that is among the largest commercial lines writers in the United...Read more..
08/31/2017
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 6, 2017 at 8:45 a.m. eastern time. Celebrating 50 years, W. R....Read more..
08/08/2017
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Declares Dividend and Increases Share Repurchase Authorization
W. R. Berkley Corporation announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of 14 cents per share to be paid on October 4, 2017 to stockholders of record at the close of business on September 20, 2017.. In addition, the Board of Directors has increased the Company's share repurchase authorization back...Read more..
07/25/2017
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Reports Second Quarter Results
W. R. Berkley Corporation today reported net income for the second quarter of 2017 of $109 million, or $0.85 per share. Pre-tax return on equity was 12.7%. Total capital returned to shareholders was $78 million, including $61 million of special dividends. Before ordinary and special dividends, book value per share grew 3.5%. The combined ratio was 95.1%, inclusive...Read more..
07/06/2017
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Announces Sale of Real Estate Investment
W. R. Berkley Corporation today announced the sale of its real estate investment at 1101 New York Avenue NW in Washington, D.C. The Company expects to report a realized pre-tax gain of approximately $120 million on the sale in the third quarter of 2017, which is in addition to approximately $22 million in pre-tax earnings related to the property in prior years.Read more..
06/20/2017
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation to Announce Second Quarter 2017 Earnings on July 25, 2017
W. R. Berkley Corporation will release its second quarter 2017 earnings after the market closes on Tuesday, July 25, 2017. A copy of the earnings release will be available on the Company’ s website at www.wrberkley.com. Celebrating 50 years, W. R. Berkley Corporation is an insurance holding company that is among the largest commercial lines writers in the United...Read more..
06/12/2017
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Forms Berkley International Fianzas México S.A. and Berkley International Seguros México S.A.
Both have been granted authorization to commence operations by Comisión Nacional de Seguros y Fianzas and will begin offering coverages to clients throughout Mexico in the next few weeks. Garcia has over 15 years of experience in the property casualty insurance industry, predominately focused on underwriting in Mexico and Argentina.Read more..
06/07/2017
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Establishes Berkley Entertainment & Sports and Berkley Environmental as Independent Operating Units
W. R. Berkley Corporation today announced the formation of two independent operating units, Berkley Entertainment& Sports and Berkley Environmental. These units, which previously comprised Berkley Specialty Underwriting Managers, have grown and evolved into independently successful businesses. Berkley Entertainment& Sports provides a full portfolio...Read more..
05/16/2017
Show Teaser W. R. Berkley Corporation Increases Regular Quarterly Dividend and Declares Special Cash Dividend
W. R. Berkley Corporation announced today that its Board of Directors has voted to increase the regular cash dividend on its common stock to an annual rate of 56 cents per share, representing a 7.7% increase from the present rate. The first quarterly dividend at the new rate of 14 cents per share will be paid on July 5, 2017 to stockholders of record at the close of...Read more..
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