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W. R. Berkley Corp (WRB.N)

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W. R. Berkley announces formantion of two independent operating units
Wednesday, 7 Jun 2017 09:19am EDT 

June 7 (Reuters) - W. R. Berkley Corp :Formation of two independent operating units, Berkley Entertainment & Sports and Berkley Environmental.W. R. Berkley Corp - berkley entertainment & sports will continue to be led by cindy broschart.W. R. Berkley Corp - berkley environmental will remain under direction of kenneth berger, president of berkley environmental.  Full Article

W. R. Berkley reports Q1 earnings per share $0.96
Monday, 24 Apr 2017 04:01pm EDT 

April 24 (Reuters) - W. R. Berkley Corp : :W. R. Berkley Corporation reports first quarter results.Q1 earnings per share $0.96.Q1 earnings per share view $0.88 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.W. R. Berkley Corp - qtrly gross premiums written $1.94 billion versus $1.96 billion.W. R. Berkley Corp - qtrly net premiums written $1.65 billion versus $1.66 billion.W. R. Berkley Corp - Q1 reflected competitive climate in insurance industry.W. R. Berkley Corp - market conditions remain challenging, particularly in reinsurance segment.W. R. Berkley Corp - underwriting results in quarter were favorable as catastrophe losses remained consistent with comparable period in prior years.W. R. Berkley Corp - qtrly net premiums earned $1.57 billion versus $1.53 billion.  Full Article

W. R. Berkley Q4 earnings per share $1.20
Tuesday, 31 Jan 2017 04:01pm EST 

W. R. Berkley Corp : W. R. Berkley corporation reports fourth quarter results . Q4 earnings per share $1.20 . Q4 earnings per share view $0.78 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . Qtrly net premiums written $1.51 billion versus $1.50 billion .Qtrly operating earnings per share $0.82.  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

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