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W. R. Berkley Corp (WRB.N)

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W. R. Berkley Corp continues succession plan
Tuesday, 4 Aug 2015 12:26pm EDT 

W. R. Berkley Corp:Continues succession plan.Says william r. berkley appointed chairman of the board.Says on October 31, 2015, W. Robert Berkley, Jr. will assume the role of chief executive officer.Founder and current chairman and CEO, William R. Berkley, will become executive chairman on October 31, 2015.  Full Article

W. R. Berkley Corp increases dividend 9% and increases share repurchase authorization
Tuesday, 2 Jun 2015 03:14pm EDT 

W. R. Berkley Corp:Board has voted to increase cash dividend to an annual rate of 48 cents per share, representing a 9% increase.Says first quarterly dividend at the new rate of 12 cents per share will be paid on July 1 to stockholders of record date as on June 15.  Full Article

W. R. Berkley Corp combines U.S. broker market reinsurance units
Monday, 30 Mar 2015 02:20pm EDT 

W. R. Berkley Corp:Says combination of its U.S. broker market reinsurance units, Berkley Re America and Facultative ReSources, into a single operating unit that will trade under Berkley Re America name.  Full Article

W. R. Berkley Corp declares dividend
Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 02:50pm EST 

W. R. Berkley Corp:Declares a regular quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of 11 cents per share to be paid on April 1 to stockholders of record at the close of business on March 19.  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