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W. R. Berkley Corp (WRB.N)

WRB.N on New York Stock Exchange

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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

W. R. BERKLEY CORPORATION DECLARES SPECIAL DIVIDEND
Monday, 13 Nov 2017 

Nov 13 (Reuters) - W. R. Berkley Corp ::W. R. BERKLEY CORPORATION DECLARES SPECIAL DIVIDEND AND REGULAR QUARTERLY DIVIDEND.‍BOARD OF DIRECTORS HAS DECLARED A SPECIAL CASH DIVIDEND ON ITS COMMON STOCK OF 50 CENTS PER SHARE​.  Full Article

W. R. Berkley Corp reports Q3 earnings per share $1.26
Wednesday, 25 Oct 2017 

Oct 25 (Reuters) - W. R. Berkley Corp :W. R. Berkley Corp reports third quarter results.Q3 earnings per share $1.26.Q3 earnings per share view $0.29 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.W. R. Berkley Corp - qtrly ‍net premiums written $1.57 billion versus $1.61 billion.  Full Article

W. R. Berkley - Estimated catastrophe losses expected to be less than $110 mln
Thursday, 5 Oct 2017 

Oct 4 (Reuters) - W. R. Berkley Corp :W. R. Berkley Corporation announces preliminary estimate of catastrophe losses.W. R. Berkley-‍preliminary estimated catastrophe losses attributable to storms Harvey, Irma, Maria, earthquakes in Mexico expected to be less than $110 million, before tax​.  Full Article

W. R. Berkley declares dividend, increases share repurchase authorization
Wednesday, 9 Aug 2017 

Aug 9 (Reuters) - W. R. Berkley Corp -:W. R. Berkley Corporation declares dividend and increases share repurchase authorization.W. R. Berkley Corp - ‍has increased company's share repurchase authorization back to its previous level of 10 million shares of common stock​.  Full Article

W. R. Berkley forms Berkley International Fianzas México and Berkley International Seguros México
Tuesday, 13 Jun 2017 

June 12 (Reuters) - W. R. Berkley Corp ::W. R. Berkley corporation forms Berkley International Fianzas México S.A. and Berkley International Seguros México S.A..Guillermo Espinosa Barragan has been named general director of Berkley International Fianzas México.Javier Garcia Ortiz De Zarate has been named general director of Berkley International Seguros México.Berkley International Fianzas México to focus on surety business; Berkley International Seguros México to offer specialty commercial insurance products.  Full Article

W. R. Berkley Corporation declares special dividend of 50 cents
Friday, 4 Nov 2016 

W. R. Berkley Corp : W. R. Berkley Corporation declares special dividend and regular quarterly dividend .Declared a special cash dividend on its common stock of 50 cents per share.  Full Article

W. R. Berkley Corporation Forms Berkley Transactional
Tuesday, 6 Sep 2016 

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
Tuesday, 26 Jul 2016 

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 

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
Thursday, 26 May 2016 

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

BRIEF-W. R. Berkley Corp CEO's 2017 Compensation Was $10.3 Mln

* W. R. BERKLEY CORP SAYS CEO W. ROBERT BERKLEY JR'S FY 2017 TOTAL COMPENSATION WAS $10.3 MILLION VERSUS $10.4 MILLION IN FY 2016 - SEC FILING Source text (https://bit.ly/2vtyFzd) Further company coverage: