Intelligent underwriting of Accident, Aviation,
Crisis Management, Marine & Property insurance

Who are we?

W. R. Berkley Syndicate 1967 is a Lloyd’s syndicate specialising in underwriting a worldwide portfolio of insurance and reinsurance risks . more »

Our Mission

To establish W. R. Berkley Syndicate 1967 as one of the leading underwriters of choice in the Lloyd’s Market.

We aim to combine the excellent reputation and trading environment that is the hallmark of Lloyd’s with the expertise and resources available to member companies of W. R. Berkley Corporation.

Lloyd's Underwriters
A Berkley Company

Our Products

Aviation
Underwriting a broad range of Aviation products  more »
Berkley & Consortia
Covering a wide range of niche products more »

Crisis Management
Insurance solutions for a wide range of Political and Contingency risks more »
Marine
A complete range of Marine insurance  products more »

Personal Accident
Underwriting a diverse Personal Accident book more »
Property
A worldwide portfolio of direct & facultative insurance  more »

W. R. Berkley Network

Due to the varied needs of our clients, insurance solutions are required on a global basis. The Berkley group is comprised of more than 40 operating units participating in specialised areas of the insurance market worldwide. more »

News Feeds

  • RSA boosted by stock upgrade

    P&C (re)insurance stocks continued to recover last week following a modest 0.91 percent increase in performance of The Insider 30 index. RSA's share price gained 4.83 percent last week after Bank of America Merrill Lynch analysts upgraded the UK composite insurer's st...more »

  • Fifa sued by US 'soccer moms' over concussion injuries

    Football's international governing body, the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (Fifa), is being sued by a group of young US football players and their parents over concussion risks. In a suit filed last week (27 August) in the district court for the ...more »

  • Maryland allows non-US reinsurers to post reduced collateral

    Maryland has adopted new regulations enabling non-US reinsurers to post a reduced amount of collateral when writing business in the state. The state has set up a sliding scale, with the highest-rated non-US reinsurers - labelled as Secure-1 and corresponding to a rating of A++ fr...more »

  • US fails in bid to dismiss Greenberg lawsuit

    The US government has lost an appeal to dismiss a lawsuit filed against it by former American International Group (AIG) CEO Maurice "Hank" Greenberg, the US Court of Federal Claims announced last week (25 August). Greenberg is currently suing the government for damages ...more »

  • California quake fund to renew cat bond

    The recent impasse in new catastrophe bond issuance has ended with workers' compensation insurer the California State Compensation Insurance Fund seeking to renew its Golden State Re earthquake bond at $150mn. The Golden State Re II bond carries the same modelled loss trigger...more »

  • Apra cool on comparison sites

    The Australian regulator has warned that the introduction of mandatory use of comparison sites by insurers could have unintended and negative consequences.... more »

  • Argo hires international head

    Insurer Argo has announced that it has hired Jose Ribeiro as its new international head of business to be based in its London office.... more »

  • Helvetia earnings rise

    Swiss insurer Helvetia, which is in the process of merging with Nationale Suisse, has recorded a strong set of first-half numbers... more »

  • Nigeria's regulator calls for corruption probe

    The Commissioner for Insurance, Fola Daniel, called for an investigation when representatives of the NAICOM paid a visit to the anti-corruption agency in Abuja recently.... more »

  • OIL ups limits

    Bermuda-based Oil Insurance Ltd (OIL) is to increase the limits on offer to members in response to a recent survey and in light of its burgeoning capital levels, which now stand in excess of $4bn.... more »

  • Cyber criminals post nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, others

    LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- American authorities were investigating Monday after cyber criminals released scores of nude photographs of several celebrities, including Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence, 'Sports Illustrated' model Kate Upton, and 'Glee' actress B... more »

  • Small plane crash near Denver kills 5

    ERIE, COLORADO (BNO NEWS) -- A small plane carrying five people crashed north of Denver in the U.S. state of Colorado on Sunday, killing everyone on board, local authorities said Monday. A dog was also killed in the crash. The accident happened just before noon local t... more »

  • 146 migrants die in latest boat tragedies on the Mediterranean Sea

    TRIPOLI, LIBYA (BNO NEWS) -- At least 146 migrants who were attempting to travel by boat from North Africa to Europe are feared to have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea in two separate boat tragedies off the coasts of Libya and Tunisia, officials said on Sunday after scores of... more »

  • Cargo plane crashes in southern Algeria, killing 7

    TAMANRASSET, ALGERIA (BNO NEWS) -- A Ukrainian cargo plane flying from Scotland to Equatorial Guinea crashed Saturday in a mountainous area of southern Algeria, killing all seven crew members on board, Algerian and Ukrainian officials said. The cause of the crash was not immed... more »

  • Parents who planned to join Islamic State arrested in the Netherlands

    HUIZEN, NETHERLANDS (BNO NEWS) -- Two couples in the Netherlands were arrested Friday after they made preparations to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State with their children, officials announced on Saturday. The arrests came just hours after the Dutch government unveiled... more »

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