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

  • Pine River Re disbanded after AM Best rebuff

    Proposed start-up Pine River Re has been disbanded after the hedge fund reinsurer failed to secure the A- rating it was seeking from AM Best, The Insurance Insider has learned. According to sources, after months of negotiations through committee stages and appeals with the rating...more »

  • AmTrust battle with short sellers intensifies

    US carrier AmTrust has filed a defamation suit against short sellers and an equity research firm alleging attempts to manipulate its stock price through "false and misleading" statements. AmTrust has asked the New York Supreme Court to put an injunction in place to pr...more »

  • Capita wins Flood Re MGA tender

    Insurance outsourcing firm Capita has been appointed as the managing general agent (MGA) and service provider for UK state-backed flood reinsurer Flood Re, The Insurance Insider can reveal. Sources said that Capita had fought off competition from a number of other bidders to secu...more »

  • PPL verdict expected in New Year

    The Placing Platform Limited (PPL) board expects to recommend a winning service provider to its constituent boards in the New Year, according to an update from the London Market Group (LMG). Insurance IT firm Ebix and outsourcing specialist Xchanging are currently in the tender p...more »

  • Large claims generate Skuld underwriting loss

    Mutual Norwegian marine insurer Skuld today (19 December) reported an underwriting loss of $6.5mn in the nine months to 20 November 2014, due to a series of large claims. Although Skuld announced a consolidated bottom line of $5mn in the period, it said it had seen a number of cl...more »

  • U S Navy helicopter crashes in Kuwait, injuring 3 crew

    KUWAIT CITY (BNO NEWS) -- A U.S. Navy helicopter crashed Sunday while carrying out a training flight at an American army post in northwestern Kuwait, not far from the border with Iraq, American officials said. The cause was not immediately known though the Navy ruled out hosti... more »

  • Boko Haram slaughters dozens of 'unbelievers' in new video

    ABUJA, NIGERIA (BNO NEWS) -- Boko Haram militants have slaughtered dozens of men in a dormitory in northeastern Nigeria, according to a new video released by the Islamist group this weekend, warning that they will no longer take prisoners and will "kill until the land is red w... more »

  • UPDATE1 -- Florida police officer shot dead, suspect arrested

    TARPON SPRINGS, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- A Florida police officer was killed early Sunday morning in a shooting near the city of Tampa, local authorities said, but details were not immediately available. It comes less than a day after two police officers were ambushed and murdere... more »

  • Jordan hangs 11 inmates in first executions since 2006

    AMMAN, JORDAN (BNO NEWS) -- Eleven inmates previously convicted of murder have been hanged in southern Jordan, marking the kingdom's first executions in nearly eight years, state-run media reported on Sunday. Human rights groups have previously expressed concern over unfair tr... more »

  • Strong earthquake strikes eastern Indonesia, no tsunami threat

    JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- A strong and shallow earthquake struck the Molucca Sea off the island of Sulawesi in eastern Indonesia on Sunday evening, seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. No tsunami warnings were issued. ... more »

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