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

  • Premium cost concerns over capital standards changes

    Applying global capital requirements to large US insurers would be "unnecessary" and lead to higher rates for buyers across the industry, according to the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (Namic) and the Property Casualty Insurers Association of Americ...more »

  • Mishandling life fund probe 'biggest regret': Wheatley

    Chief executive of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Martin Wheatley has described the mishandled announcement of a probe into closed life funds as his biggest regret in recent months. Back in March, an FCA official announced the inquiry into an estimated 30 million zombie fu...more »

  • UK regulators step up use of 'shadow' 166s

    The use of "shadow" or "quasi" section 166 investigations by UK regulators is on the rise, industry sources have told The Insurance Insider. Section 166s require a company to appoint a "skilled person" to scrutinise its systems and controls at its ow...more »

  • INS drops appeal in HRG and Howden dispute

    Costa Rican insurer Instituto Nacional de Seguros (INS) has dropped its motion to appeal in a long-running legal battle with UK broker Howden and Miami-based broker Hemispheric Reinsurance Group (HRG) over allegations of excessive brokerage charges. INS was ordered to pay damages...more »

  • Lloyd's insurers defend $77mn shipping loss

    Ten Lloyd's insurers are in the UK Commercial Court resisting a $77mn hijacking claim that has been linked to the murder of a British loss adjuster. The legal dispute relates to the loss of the Liberia-registered MV Brillante Virtuoso in 2011, following an apparent boarding a...more »

  • URGENT -- Ferguson grand jury reaches decision, press conference today

    ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI (BNO NEWS) -- A grand jury deliberating whether to indict a Ferguson police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager earlier this year has reached a decision, the prosecutor's office confirmed on Monday, adding that a press conference was ... more »

  • UPDATE1 -- Former D C Mayor Marion Barry dead at 78

    (Eds: Adds statement from President Barack Obama) WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Marion Barry, who served as mayor of the District of Columbia in the 1980s and went on to become one of the capital's most influential politicians during the final quarter of the 20th cent... more »

  • UPDATE1 -- Suicide bomber kills at least 45 at Afghan volleyball tournament

    KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least 45 people were killed Sunday and dozens more were wounded when a suicide bomber blew himself up at a volleyball tournament in southeastern Afghanistan, local officials said, making it one of the country's deadliest attacks so far this ... more »

  • London railway station evacuated after train fire, no injuries

    LONDON, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- A railway station in central London was evacuated Sunday after a fire broke out on board a passenger train, emergency officials said, adding that there were no reports of injuries. The cause of the fire was not immediately known. The incid... more »

  • Germany reports second case of H5N8 bird flu

    BERLIN, GERMANY (BNO NEWS) -- A wild bird in northern Germany has tested positive for the highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu strain, making it the country's second and Europe's seventh case, authorities said on Saturday, calling on all poultry farms across Germany to keep their a... more »

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