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WR Berkley Corp. Forms Marine Division of Berkley Offshore Underwriting ...
W. R. Berkley Corp. has formed a new marine division of its Berkley Offshore Underwriting Managers operating unit. Through its New York office, Berkley Offshore will underwrite a full spectrum of marine hull and liability coverages to brownwater vessel ...
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WR Berkley Establishes New Lloyd's Syndicate
In a statement, William R. Berkley, chairman and chief executive officer of W. R. Berkley, says, �We are pleased to offer the capabilities of an integrated Lloyd's platform for Syndicate 1967.
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Elliott Takes 5+% in BMC Software (BMC); Adopts Shareholder Rights Plan
BMC Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: BMC) today announced that Elliott Associates, L.P. and Elliott International, L.P. notified the Company that it had acquired beneficial ownership of more than 5% of BMC's common stock and would soon be filing a Schedule 13D ...
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Business briefs
The board of directors of W.R. Berkley Corp., in Greenwich has voted to increase the cash dividend to an annual rate of 36 cents per share, a 12.5 percent increase from the present rate.
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Hires and Promotions at Alterra, Selective Insurance, Endurance, Beecher ...
Alterra Capital Holdings appointed Adam Mullan to be chief executive officer of global reinsurance and Thomas C. Wafer as chairman of global reinsurance.
Connor Named President of Continental Western Group
W. R. Berkley Corporation announced that Michael G. Connor has been named president of Iowa-based Continental Western Group, LLC effective immediately.
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Hard Market? Top Industry Leaders Comment on Pricing-- Slideshow
With 2012's first quarter in the books, executives and industry observers have noted that property and casualty pricing remains on the upswing.
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Insiders Are Buying This Dividend Stock
This yield is much lower than the industry's average yield of 5.0%; however, it is higher than dividend yields on the insurance provider's closest peers, W.R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE:WRB), CNA Financial Corporation (NYSE:CNA), and Old Republic ...
The Greek makes a comeback
The Greek at the Harbor has been around as far back as I remember. In the '80s, I would eat there with family and friends - it always had a great atmosphere, serene yet fun overlooking the harbor.
Local students track ocean buoy
The Pacific Ocean is a massive body of water that covers one-third of the Earth's surface. It's also the temporary classroom for a group of fourth graders in Ventura.
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