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W. R. Berkley Corporation Celebrates 50 Years

Released : 04/17/2017 GREENWICH, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE:WRB) today celebrates the 50th anniversary of its founding in 1967. The Company was started with an initial investment of $2,500 and a fundamental understanding that providing customers with a service based on specialized knowledge and expertise, combined with appropriate...

W. R. Berkley Corporation Reports Third Quarter Results

Net Income of $221 Million, Return on Equity of 19.2% Third quarter highlights included: The combined ratio was 93.9%. Investment income increased 9.3%. Realized pre-tax gains of $176 million, including $135 million from the sale of Aero Precision Industries. Total capital returned to shareholders of $139 million, including $62 million...

Growth Strategy – W. R. Berkley Corporation

Growth Strategy W. R. Berkley Corporation By focusing on specialty insurance, where expertise is a must, insurer W. R. Berkley has seen its market share grow dramatically. As William R. Berkley hands the reins over to his son Robert, both expect a seamless transistion. Read the full article