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W. R. Berkley Corporation, an insurance holding company, operates as commercial lines writers primarily in the United States. The company operates in three segments: Insurance-Domestic, Insurance-International, and Reinsurance-Global. The Insurance-Domestic segment underwrites risks associated with specialty lines of business, including premises operations, commercial automobile, property, products liability, and professional liability lines. It also provides insurance products and services to small-to-mid-sized businesses, and state and local governmental entities primarily in 45 states and the District of Columbia; insurance products, analytical tools, and risk management services, such as loss control and claims management that enable clients to select their risk tolerance and manage it appropriately; and services comprising claims, administrative, and consulting services. This segment specializes in insuring, reinsuring, and administering self-insurance programs and other alternative risk transfer mechanisms for clients, such as commercial and governmental entity employers, employer groups, insurers, and other groups or entities seeking ways to manage their exposure to risks. The Reinsurance-Global segment offers other insurance companies and self-insureds with assistance in managing their net risk through reinsurance on a portfolio basis through treaty reinsurance or on an individual basis through facultative reinsurance. The Insurance-International segment underwrites specialty, casualty, property, automobile, group life and health and workers' compensation, professional indemnity, directors’ and officers’ liability, medical malpractice, general liability, personal accident and travel, engineering and construction, and surety lines of business in approximately 40 countries. W. R. Berkley Corporation was founded in 1967 and is based in Greenwich, Connecticut.

wr berkley corp (WRB) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Member ...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.0M
President, Chief Operating Officer, Director ...
Total Annual Compensation: $850.0K
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $989.0K
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Se...
Total Annual Compensation: $605.0K
Senior Vice President of Investments
Total Annual Compensation: $605.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

wr berkley corp (WRB) Key Developments

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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