W. R. Berkley Insurance (Europe) Limited
W. R. Berkley Insurance (Europe) Limited is a UK capital based specialist insurer formed in July 2003, with branch offices in the UK, Spain, Ireland, Norway, Sweden and Germany. Our Products: Professional Indemnity, Directors’ and Officers’ Liability, General Liability, Medical Malpractice, Personal Accident & Travel, Engineering & Construction, Marine Hull and Cargo, Surety/Bond, Property Casualty Packages, Contingency, Employers Benefit. Excellent risk-based capitalization. Capital and surplus of £ 150,8 million ($234,4 million) at 31 December 2011 is substantially in excess of regulatory minimum requirements. A.M. Best Company and Standard & Poor’s Financial Strength Ratings of A+ (Excellent) and A (Strong). 200 employees across all branches in Europe.
W. R. Berkley Corporation
W. R. Berkley Corporation was founded in 1967 by its present Chairman William R. Berkley and is one of the premier commercial lines property and casualty insurance providers. Fortune 500 Corporation and ranked as the 16th largest property and casualty insurance company. The group has a presence in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Spain, UK, USA and Uruguay.
Each of the 47 operating units in the Company operates in a niche market requiring specialized knowledge about a territory or a product. Of the Company’s 47 operating units, 40 were developed internally and seven were acquired.
The Group’s competitive advantage lies in the long term strategy of decentralised operations, allowing each unit to identify and respond quickly and effectively to changing market conditions and local customer needs.
5,800 employees worldwide.