Alleghany Corporation

Alleghany Corporation provides property and casualty reinsurance and insurance products in the United States and internationally. The Company operates through two segments, Reinsurance and Insurance. The Reinsurance segment offers property reinsurance products, including fire, allied lines, auto physical damage, and homeowners’ multiple peril; and casualty and other reinsurance products, such as liability, medical malpractice, ocean marine and aviation, auto liability, accident and health, surety, and credit. The Insurance segment underwrites specialty insurance coverages in the property, as well as umbrella/excess, general, directors’ and officers’, and professional liability lines; and surety products comprising commercial surety bonds and contract surety bonds, as well as workers’ compensation insurance. This segment distributes its products through independent wholesale insurance brokers, and retail and general insurance agents. The Company also explores for and produces oil and gas, manufactures custom trailers and truck bodies for moving and storage industry, and other markets, and provides technical engineering services for pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, as well as operates a toy and consumer electronics company. In addition, it manufactures and remanufactures/retrofits precision machine tools, as well as supplies replacement parts; and owns and manages improved and unimproved commercial land, as well as residential lots.

Company Growth (employees)
New York, US
Size (employees)
3,420 (est)
Alleghany Corporation was founded in 1929 and is headquartered in New York, US

Key People/Management at Alleghany Corporation

Weston Hicks

Weston Hicks

President and Chief Executive Officer
Joseph Brandon

Joseph Brandon

Executive Vice President

Alleghany Corporation Office Locations

Alleghany Corporation has an office in New York
New York, US (HQ)
1411 Broadway

Alleghany Corporation Financials and Metrics

Alleghany Corporation Financials

Alleghany Corporation's revenue was reported to be $6.1 b in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q3, 2017)

1.7 b

Gross profit (Q3, 2017)

(222.5 m)

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2017), %


Net income (Q3, 2017)

(309.9 m)

Market capitalization (13-Dec-2017)

8.8 b

Cash (30-Sep-2017)

701.8 m


9.6 b
Alleghany Corporation's current market capitalization is $8.8 b.
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


5.2 b5 b6.1 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

3.9 b3.8 b4.6 b

Gross profit

1.3 b1.2 b1.6 b
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


1.3 b1.3 b1.4 b1.2 b1.3 b1.2 b1.5 b1.6 b1.6 b1.5 b1.6 b1.7 b

Cost of goods sold

935.4 m988.8 m995.4 m890.5 m959.4 m954.9 m1.1 b1.2 b1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b1.9 b

Gross profit

351.2 m302.4 m356.5 m267.1 m341 m234.1 m407.6 m357.8 m473 m424.6 m405.3 m(222.5 m)

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


605.3 m475.3 m594.1 m


88.9 m101.3 m112.9 m


111.9 m141 m285 m

Total Assets

23.5 b22.8 b23.8 b
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


481.4 m419.5 m607.6 m537.5 m647.9 m563.2 m509.7 m510.8 m568.9 m624.4 m643.7 m701.8 m


67.8 m82.7 m86.6 m95.3 m96.9 m95.7 m100 m105 m109.8 m111.4 m130.4 m130.5 m


99.7 m99.7 m99.9 m111.9 m111.9 m111.9 m141 m271.8 m277.1 m285 m324.9 m333.7 m

Total Assets

23.5 b23.8 b23.9 b23.6 b23.9 b23.4 b23.1 b23.8 b24.1 b23.9 b24.5 b25.7 b
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

680.1 m562.2 m460.7 m

Depreciation and Amortization

178.9 m163.1 m160.5 m

Cash From Operating Activities

372.8 m326 m792.9 m

Purchases of PP&E

(43.7 m)(27.3 m)(24 m)
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Net Income

204.6 m353.9 m540.2 m125.4 m308.6 m405.7 m154.7 m231.9 m390.8 m149.4 m252 m(57.9 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

34.4 m83.5 m132.3 m42.1 m86.5 m124.5 m34.9 m74.8 m115 m35.7 m69.7 m106.2 m

Cash From Operating Activities

(115.7 m)(9.8 m)205.8 m217.3 m329 m561.7 m39.6 m321.6 m573.7 m(42.5 m)203.9 m426 m

Purchases of PP&E

(12 m)(30.1 m)(37.3 m)(10.6 m)(13.4 m)(45.3 m)(2.1 m)(9 m)(19 m)(4.5 m)
USDY, 2017


22.5 x


487.6 k


0.2 x


0.1 x

Financial Leverage

3.1 x
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Alleghany Corporation Operating Metrics

Alleghany Corporation's Reported Claims, units was reported to be 19 k in FY, 2016, which is a 6% decrease from the previous period
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Reported Claims, units

20.94 k20.17 k19.03 k


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Alleghany Corporation Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
TransRe Europe Services Ltd.
Professional Risk Management Services, Inc.
Pacific Compensation Insurance Company
RSUI Group, Inc.
Resurgens Specialty Underwriting, Inc.
RSUI Indemnity Company
Covington Specialty Insurance Company
Landmark American Insurance Company
RSA Surplus Lines Insurance Services, Inc.
Roundwood Asset Management LLC
Transatlantic Holdings, Inc.
Transatlantic Reinsurance Company
Fair American Insurance and Reinsurance Company
TransRe London Services Limited
TRC Escritório de Representacão no Brasil Ltda.
Transatlantic Polska Sp. z o.o.
TransRe S.A.
Transatlantic Re (Argentina) S.A.
TRC International Services S.A.
Calpe Insurance Company Limited
TReIMCo Limited
Capitol Indemnity Corporation
Capitol Specialty Insurance Corporation
Platte River Insurance Company
CATA Services Company
Fair American Select Insurance Company
TransRe London Holdings Limited
TransRe Underwriting Managers Agency Ltd.
Alleghany Insurance Holdings LLC
Capitol Facilities Corporation
Pacific Compensation Corporation
TransRe London Limited
TransRe Zurich Ltd.
W&W Steel CompanyMay 01, 2017
JazwaresApril 18, 2016
Bourn & KochMay 02, 2012
TransReMarch 01, 2012
PacificCompJuly 01, 2007
RSUI GroupJuly 01, 2003
CapSpecialtyJanuary 01, 2002

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