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W. R. Berkley Corp (WRB.N)

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6 Dec 2016
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W.R. Berkley Q3 earnings per share $1.72
Tuesday, 25 Oct 2016 04:01pm EDT 

W. R. Berkley Corp : Q3 earnings per share $1.72 . Q3 earnings per share view $0.85 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . Q3 gross premiums written $1.87 billion versus $1.82 billion .Says Q3 operating earnings per share $0.88.  Full Article

W. R. Berkley Corporation Forms Berkley Transactional
Tuesday, 6 Sep 2016 10:19am EDT 

W. R. Berkley Corp :Formation of Berkley Transactional As A Division Of Berkley Professional Liability Underwriters.  Full Article

W. R. Berkley Q2 earnings per share $0.85
Monday, 25 Jul 2016 04:01pm EDT 

W. R. Berkley Corp : Qtrly net premiums earned $1.56 billion versus $1.49 billion . W. R. Berkley Corporation reports second quarter results . Q2 earnings per share $0.85 . Q2 earnings per share view $0.77 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . "Remain optimistic about second half of 2016" .Qtrly combined ratio was 92.3% before catastrophe losses and 94.9% after catastrophe losses.  Full Article

W. R. Berkley announces sale of Aero Precision, other related businesses
Monday, 18 Jul 2016 09:00am EDT 

W. R. Berkley Corp : W. R. Berkley Corp announces sale of wholly-owned investment . Expects to realize a pre-tax gain of approximately $130 million on sale . Sale is expected to close in Q3 of 2016 .To sell a wholly-owned investment, Aero Precision Industries, and certain related aviation services businesses.  Full Article

W. R. Berkley increases cash dividend to an annual rate of 52 cents/share
Wednesday, 25 May 2016 03:06pm EDT 

W. R. Berkley Corp : To increase cash dividend to an annual rate of 52 cents per share, representing an 8% increase .W. R. Berkley Corp increases dividend 8%.  Full Article

W. R. Berkley - Richard M. Baio named CFO
Wednesday, 25 May 2016 12:55pm EDT 

W. R. Berkley Corp : W. R. Berkley corporation appoints senior executives . Says Richard M. Baio has been named senior vice president and Chief Financial Officer . Says Baio succeeds Eugene G. Ballard .Says Eugene G. Ballard, will continue to have oversight responsibility of finance, actuarial, data management departments.  Full Article

W. R. Berkley corporation prices of $290 mln of 5.75% subordinated debentures due 2056
Wednesday, 18 May 2016 04:01pm EDT 

W. R. Berkley Corp :W. R. Berkley corporation announces pricing of $290 million of 5.75% subordinated debentures due 2056.  Full Article

W. R. Berkley announces formation of Berkley Insurance Asia
Wednesday, 11 May 2016 03:05pm EDT 

W. R. Berkley Corp :Announced formation of Berkley Insurance Asia; Shasi Gangadharan named CEO, Aaron Yip named COO of Berkley Insurance Asia.  Full Article

W. R. Berkley Corp declares dividend
Thursday, 5 Nov 2015 02:58pm EST 

W. R. Berkley Corp:Declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of 12 cents per share to be paid on December 17, 2015 to stockholders of record at the close of business on December 1, 2015.  Full Article

W. R. Berkley Corporation Declares Dividend
Wednesday, 5 Aug 2015 01:31am EDT 

W. R. Berkley Corporation:Has declares a regular quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of 12 cents per share to be paid on Oct. 1 to stockholders of record at the close of business on Sep. 8.  Full Article

Fitch Maintains Negative Watch on W.R. Berkley's Ratings; Affirms IFS Ratings; Outlook Stable

(The following statement was released by the rating agency) CHICAGO, November 15 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has maintained its Negative Watch on W.R. Berkley Corporation's (Berkley) ratings, including the 'A-' Issuer Default Rating (IDR), and senior and subordinated debt. The Negative Watch will be readdressed in the next six months. Berkley's property/casualty operating subsidiaries' Insurer Financial Strength (IFS) ratings have been affirmed with a Stable Outlook. A complete list of rating act