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Toggle Summary RenaissanceRe Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2003 Financial Results Conference Call
PEMBROKE, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 21, 2004--RenaissanceRe Holdings (NYSE: RNR) will conduct an investment community conference call on Wednesday, February 4, 2004 at 8:00 a.m. ET to discuss its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2003, as well as the company's outlook.
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Toggle Summary RenaissanceRe Expects Fourth Quarter 2003 Operating Earnings at $1.55 to $1.95; Full Year 2003 Operating Earnings Anticipated to be in the Range of $6.80 to $7.20 Per Share
RenaissanceRe Projects $6.10 to $6.50 Operating EPS for 2004--Expects 2004 Operating Return on Equity in the range of 20% PEMBROKE, Bermuda, Dec 2, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: RNR) today announced that it expects to report operating earnings for the three months ended
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Toggle Summary RenaissanceRe Declares Quarterly Dividend on 8.10% Series A Preference Shares and Quarterly Dividend on 7.30% Series B Preference Shares
PEMBROKE, Bermuda, Nov 25, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Board of Directors of RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:RNR) has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.50625 per each 8.10% Series A Preference Share. The dividend is payable on December 1, 2003 to shareholders of record on November 28, 2003.
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Toggle Summary RenaissanceRe Announces Quarterly Dividend
PEMBROKE, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 13, 2003--The Board of Directors of RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:RNR) has approved a quarterly dividend of $0.15 per common share. The dividend is payable on December 15, 2003 to shareholders of record on December 5, 2003. RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd.
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Toggle Summary RenaissanceRe Holdings Announces Executive Appointments in Specialty Reinsurance Business Unit
Robert J. Lamendola to Lead Surety Reinsurance James R. Lewis to Lead Medical Malpractice Reinsurance PEMBROKE, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 22, 2003-- RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:RNR) announced today two new appointments in its specialty reinsurance business. Robert J.
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Toggle Summary RenaissanceRe Reports Net Income of $1.59 Per Common Share for 2003 Third Quarter Compared to $1.26 Per Common Share for 2002 Third Quarter
Click here to view this release in printable (PDF) format Operating EPS of $1.57 per Common Share for 2003 Third Quarter Compared to $1.11 for 2002 Third Quarter Continued Growth in Individual Risk Premiums - Ahead of Previous Expectations Achieves Annualized Operating Return on Equity of 24% for
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Toggle Summary RenaissanceRe Third Quarter 2003 Financial Results Conference Call
PEMBROKE, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 10, 2003--RenaissanceRe Holdings (NYSE: RNR) will conduct an investment community conference call on Wednesday, October 22, at 10:00 a.m. ET to discuss its financial results for the third quarter 2003, as well as the company's outlook.
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Toggle Summary New Financial Guaranty Reinsurer to Be Formed
ARMONK, N.Y., Oct. 3, 2003 -- MBIA Inc. (“MBIA”), RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (“Renaissance”), Koch Financial Corporation (“Koch Financial”) and PartnerRe Ltd. (“PartnerRe”) today announced that they are in discussions regarding the formation of a new Bermuda-based financial guaranty reinsurance
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Toggle Summary RenaissanceRe Files Second Quarter 10-Q, Clarifies Presentation of Certain Investment Activity
PEMBROKE, Bermuda, Aug 15, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- In connection with the filing of its Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2003, RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:RNR) noted that the Company has reflected its equity appreciation related to its investments in hedge funds and private equity
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Toggle Summary RenaissanceRe Announces Quarterly Dividend
PEMBROKE, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 7, 2003--The Board of Directors of RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:RNR) has approved a quarterly dividend of $0.15 per common share. The dividend is payable on September 15, 2003 to shareholders of record on September 10, 2003. RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd.
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Toggle Summary RenaissanceRe Reports Operating EPS of $1.75 Per Common Share for 2003 Second Quarter Compared to $1.33 for 2002 Second Quarter
Click here to view this release in printable (PDF) format PEMBROKE, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 22, 2003--RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: RNR) Net Income of $2.54 Per Common Share for 2003 Second Quarter Compared to $1.37 Per Common Share for 2002 Second Quarter Increases 2003 Operating
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Toggle Summary RenaissanceRe Second Quarter 2003 Financial Results Conference Call
Click here to view this release in printable (PDF) format PEMBROKE, Bermuda, Jul 10, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- RenaissanceRe Holdings (NYSE:RNR) will conduct an investment community conference call on Wednesday, July 23rd at 10:00 a.m. EDT to discuss its financial results for second quarter 2003, as
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Toggle Summary RenaissanceRe Announces Quarterly Dividend
PEMBROKE, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 20, 2003--The Board of Directors of RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:RNR) has approved a quarterly dividend of $0.15 per common share. The dividend is payable on June 16, 2003 to shareholders of record on June 2, 2003. RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd.
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Toggle Summary RenaissanceRe's Glencoe Group of Companies Rated `A' -Excellent- by A.M. Best
PEMBROKE, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 14, 2003--RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: RNR) is pleased to announce that the Glencoe Group of insurance companies has been rated "A (Excellent) FSC IX" by A.M. Best. The current A (Excellent) FSC IX A.M. Best rating for Glencoe Insurance Ltd.
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Toggle Summary RenaissanceRe Reports $126.9 Million Operating Profit for 2003 First Quarter
Click here to view this release in printable (PDF) format PEMBROKE, Bermuda, Apr 22, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: RNR) Operating EPS of $1.80 per Common Share for 2003 First Quarter vs. $1.24 for First Quarter of 2002 25% Growth in Managed Catastrophe Premium for the
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Toggle Summary RenaissanceRe First Quarter 2003 Financial Results Conference Call
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 10, 2003--RenaissanceRe Holdings (NYSE: RNR) will conduct an investment community conference call on Wednesday, April 23rd at 10:00 a.m. ET to discuss its financial results for first quarter 2003, as well as the company's outlook.
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Toggle Summary RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. Announces Its Eighth Consecutive Annual Increase in Quarterly Dividend
PEMBROKE, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 13, 2003--The Board of Directors of RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:RNR) today voted to increase the Company's quarterly dividend to $0.15 per share on its common stock, from $0.142 per common share. The Company has increased its dividend during each of
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Toggle Summary RenaissanceRe Reports $365 Million Operating Profit for 2002; Operating EPS of $1.49 for 2002 Fourth Quarter and $5.20 for the Full Year
PEMBROKE, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 4, 2003--RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: RNR): Managed Catastrophe Premium Increases by 67% for the Full Year 2002 Individual Risk Premium Grows to $260 million in 2002 Compared to $50 million in 2001 Specialty Reinsurance Premium Grows to $247 million in
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Toggle Summary A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of RenaissanceRe Subsidiaries; Assigns Debt Ratings
OLDWICK, N.J., Feb 3, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- A.M. Best Co. has affirmed the financial strength ratings of RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd.'s (RenaissanceRe) (NYSE:RNR) operating subsidiaries, of which Renaissance Reinsurance Ltd. (both of Bermuda) is the lead company with a financial strength rating of
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Toggle Summary RenaissanceRe Announces Closing of $100 Million 5.875% Senior Note Offering
PEMBROKE, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 31, 2003--RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: RNR) announced today that its previously announced public offering of $100 million of 10-year senior notes has closed. RenaissanceRe received total net proceeds of the offering of approximately $99,144,000, which
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Toggle Summary RenaissanceRe Announces $100 Million Perpetual Preference Share Offering
PEMBROKE, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 30, 2003--RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:RNR) announced today an offering to sell $100 million of 7.30% Series B Preference Shares. RenaissanceRe expects to use the net proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes. Salomon Smith Barney Inc.
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Toggle Summary RenaissanceRe Announces $100 Million Note Offering
PEMBROKE, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 28, 2003--RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: RNR) announced today an offering to sell $100 million in 10-year senior notes. RenaissanceRe expects to use the net proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes.
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Toggle Summary Bill Riker, President & Chief Operating Officer of RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd., To Present at Two Industry Conferences
PEMBROKE, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 27, 2003--Bill Riker, President & Chief Operating Officer of RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: RNR), is scheduled to present at the New York Society of Security Analysts Annual Insurance Conference Today at 4:20 p.m. EST.
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Toggle Summary RenaissanceRe Provides Outlook for 2003, Update on Fourth Quarter 2002
PEMBROKE, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 27, 2003--Prior to its appearance at conferences sponsored by the New York Society of Securities Analysts and Salomon Smith Barney this week, RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: RNR) announced that it expects over 15% growth in its consolidated written
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Toggle Summary RenaissanceRe Fourth Quarter and Year End 2002 Financial Results Conference Call
PEMBROKE, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 22, 2003--RenaissanceRe Holdings (NYSE: RNR) will conduct an investment community conference call on Wednesday, February 5th at 9:00 a.m. ET to discuss its financial results for the fourth quarter and year end 2002, as well as the company's outlook.
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Toggle Summary RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. Announces Quarterly Dividend
PEMBROKE, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 7, 2002--The Board of Directors of RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:RNR) today declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.142 per share of common stock. The dividend is payable on December 16, 2002 to shareholders of record on December 2, 2002.
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Toggle Summary RenaissanceRe Reports Operating EPS of $1.14 Per Common Share for 2002 Third Quarter
PEMBROKE, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 21, 2002--RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: RNR) Managed Catastrophe Premium Increases by 54% in the Third Quarter 2002 Individual Risk Premium Grows to $81 million in 2002 Third Quarter Compared to $11 million in 2001 Specialty Reinsurance Premium Grows to
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Toggle Summary RenaissanceRe Projects Over 18% Operating EPS Growth Comparing Projected 2003 to Normalized 2002 Results
PEMBROKE, Bermuda, Oct 14, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: RNR): Expects Third Quarter 2002 Operating Earnings at $1.10 to $1.15; Full Year 2002 Operating Earnings Anticipated to be in the Range of $4.65 to $4.80 Per Share Company Announces Plans to Expense Options
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Toggle Summary RenaissanceRe Third Quarter 2002 Financial Results Conference Call
PEMBROKE, Bermuda, Oct 7, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- RenaissanceRe Holdings (NYSE: RNR) will conduct an investment community conference call on Tuesday, October 22, 2002 at 9:30 a.m. ET to discuss its financial results for the third quarter 2002, as well as the company's outlook.
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PEMBROKE, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 23, 2002--RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: RNR), announced today it has reached an agreement with Platinum Underwriters Holdings, Ltd. to purchase 3,960,000 of the common shares of Platinum in a private placement concurrent with the closing of Platinum's
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Toggle Summary RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. to Purchase Stake in Platinum Underwriters Holdings, Ltd.
PEMBROKE, Bermuda, Sep 23, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: RNR), announced today it has reached an agreement with Platinum Underwriters Holdings, Ltd. to purchase 3,960,000 of the common shares of Platinum in a private placement concurrent with the closing of Platinum's
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Toggle Summary RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. Announces Quarterly Dividend
PEMBROKE, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 8, 2002-–The Board of Directors of RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:RNR) today declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.142 per share of common stock. The dividend is payable on September 16, 2002 to shareholders of record on September 2, 2002.
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Toggle Summary RenaissanceRe Operating EPS More Than Doubles to $1.33 Per Common Share for 2002 Second Quarter, Vs. $0.62 for Second Quarter of 2001
PEMBROKE, Bermuda, Jul 22, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- -- Achieves Annualized ROE of 31% for the Second Quarter -- 56% Growth in Managed Cat Premium for the Quarter -- Specialty Reinsurance & Glencoe Insurance Premium Increases to $143.0 Million in the Quarter, Compared to $17.5 Million in the Second
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Toggle Summary RenaissanceRe Second Quarter 2002 Financial Results Conference Call
PEMBROKE, Bermuda, Jul 16, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- RenaissanceRe Holdings (NYSE: RNR) will conduct an investment community conference call on Tuesday, July 23, 2002 at 9:30 a.m. ET to discuss its financial results for the second quarter 2002, as well as the company's outlook.
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Toggle Summary RenaissanceRe Holdings Announces Promotions
PEMBROKE, Bermuda, May 28, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: RNR) and its subsidiary companies, Renaissance Reinsurance and Glencoe Insurance have announced the following promotions: - Michael W. Cash has been promoted to Senior Vice President - Specialty Reinsurance.
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Toggle Summary RenaissanceRe Approves Three-for-One Stock Split, Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend
PEMBROKE, Bermuda, May 2, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: RNR) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a three-for-one split of the Company's common stock in the form of a stock dividend. The stock dividend will be paid on May 30, 2002 to shareholders of
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Toggle Summary RenaissanceRe Achieves Record Operating EPS of $3.72 per Common Share for 2002 First Quarter, vs. $1.84 for Comparable Quarter of 2001
PEMBROKE, Bermuda, Apr 22, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- RenaissanceRe (NYSE: RNR) -- Achieves ROE of 31% for the First Quarter -- 73% Growth in Managed Cat Premium for the First Quarter -- Reports Growth in Premiums from Specialty Reinsurance and Cat Exposed Primary Insurance of $100 million --
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Toggle Summary RenaissanceRe First Quarter 2002 Financial Results Conference Call
PEMBROKE, Bermuda, Apr 15, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- RenaissanceRe Holdings (NYSE: RNR) will conduct an investment community conference call on Tuesday, April 23, 2002 at 9:30 a.m. ET to discuss its financial results for the first quarter 2002, as well as the company's outlook.
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Toggle Summary Correcting A.M. Best Release Issued February 27
Feb 28, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- In BW2528-2/27, (NJ-A.M.-BEST-2) A.M. Best Rates RenaissanceRe's $500 Million Shelf Registration of Mixed Securities, throughout release company name should read xxx Capital Trust (sted Capital Trust II). URL: http://www.businesswire.com Today's News On The Net -
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Toggle Summary A.M. Best Rates RenaissanceRe's $500 Million Shelf Registration of Mixed Securities
OLDWICK, N.J., Feb 27, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- A.M. Best Co. has extended indicative ratings of "a" to senior unsecured debt, "a-" to subordinated debt and "bbb" to preferred stock for RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd.'s (NYSE: RNR), Bermuda, recently filed $500 million shelf registration.
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Toggle Summary RenaissanceRe Files Shelf Registration Statement
PEMBROKE, Bermuda, Feb 25, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:RNR) today announced that the Company has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) a shelf registration statement for the proposed offering of up to $500 million of securities.
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Toggle Summary RenaissanceRe Holdings Announces Promotions
PEMBROKE, Bermuda, Feb 21, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: RNR) today announced the following management appointments: -- William I. Riker has been appointed President and Chief Operating Officer of RenaissanceRe Holdings, and will retain his position as Chief Operating
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Toggle Summary RenaissanceRe To Assume Premium From OPCat
PEMBROKE, Bermuda, Feb 13, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: RNR) today announced that RenaissanceRe expects to assume the catastrophe reinsurance premium which it had previously written on behalf of the OPCat subsidiary of Overseas Partners Ltd. (OPL).
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Toggle Summary RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. Announces Its Seventh Consecutive Annual Increase in Quarterly Dividend
PEMBROKE, Bermuda, Feb 5, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Board of Directors of RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:RNR) today voted to increase the Company's quarterly dividend to $0.425 per share on its common shares, from $0.40 per common share. The Company has increased its dividend during each of
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Toggle Summary RenaissanceRe Reports 16% Growth In Fourth Quarter Operating Earnings Per Common Share
PEMBROKE, Bermuda, Jan 24, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Reports Record Operating Earnings of $2.07 Per Common Share for the Fourth Quarter and $7.03 Per Common Share for the Full Year 2001 Achieves ROE of 18% for 2001 Records 33% Growth in Book Value Per Common Share for 2001 Comfortable with Increased
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Toggle Summary RenaissanceRe Fourth Quarter and Year End 2001 Financial Results Conference Call
PEMBROKE, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 17, 2002--RenaissanceRe Holdings (NYSE:RNR) will conduct an investment community conference call on Friday, January 25, 2002 at 9:00 a.m. ET to discuss its financial results for the fourth quarter and year end 2001, as well as the company's outlook.
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