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W. R. Berkley Corporation Announces Management Appointments

W. R. Berkley Corporation announced the appointment of John K. Goldwater as Senior Vice President. Mr. Goldwater will have oversight responsibility for certain of the Company's operating units. James B. Gilbert will succeed Mr. Goldwater as President of BerkleyNet Underwriters (BerkleyNet). The appointments are effective immediately. Mr. Goldwater has more than 40 years of experience in the commercial property and casualty insurance industry. He has served as president of BerkleyNet since its inception in 2006. Mr. Gilbert has nearly 25 years of experience in property casualty insurance. He served alongside Mr. Goldwater as BerkleyNet's senior vice president of actuarial and operations since its 2006 founding, having held senior actuarial positions at other workers' compensation insurance organizations prior to joining BerkleyNet.

W.R. Berkley Corporation Presents at Keefe, Bruyette, & Woods, Inc.'s Annual Insurance Conference, Sep-03-2014 02:55 PM

W.R. Berkley Corporation Presents at Keefe, Bruyette, & Woods, Inc.'s Annual Insurance Conference, Sep-03-2014 02:55 PM. Venue: The Crowne Plaza Times Square, 1605 Broadway, New York, New York, United States. Speakers: William Robert Berkley, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Member of Executive Committee, William Robert Berkley, President, Chief Operating Officer, Director and Member of Executive Committee.

W. R. Berkley Corporation Issues $350 Million Aggregate Principal Amount of its 4.75% Senior Notes Due 2044

On August 6, 2014, W. R. Berkley Corporation issued $350 million aggregate principal amount of its 4.75% Senior Notes due 2044. The terms of the Securities are present in the Indenture, relating to Senior Debt Securities, dated as of February 14, 2003, between the company and The Bank of New York Mellon (formerly The Bank of New York), as trustee, and the Ninth Supplemental Indenture, relating to the Securities, entered into between the company and the Trustee on August 6, 2014.

W. R. Berkley Corporation Declares Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable on October 1, 2014

W. R. Berkley Corporation announced that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of 11 cents per share to be paid on October 1, 2014 to stockholders of record at the close of business on September 10, 2014.

W. R. Berkley Corporation Announces Pricing of $350 Million of 4.75% Senior Notes Due 2044

W. R. Berkley Corporation announced that it priced an offering of $350 million of 4.75% Senior Notes due 2044. The company intends to use the net proceeds for the repayment at maturity on May 15, 2015 of its $200 million aggregate principal amount of 5.60% Senior Notes, and the remainder for general corporate purposes. Closing of the offering is expected on August 6, 2014.

 

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