Alleghany Corporation provides property and casualty reinsurance and insurance products. The Reinsurance segment offers property reinsurance products, and casualty and other reinsurance products. The Insurance segment underwrites specialty insurance coverages and surety products. 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 precision machine tools, as well as supplies replacement parts, and owns and manages improved and unimproved commercial land, as well as residential lots.

New York, US
Size (employees)
3,420 (est)
Alleghany Corporation was founded in 1929 and is headquartered in New York, US
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Key People/Management at Alleghany Corporation

Weston Hicks

Weston Hicks

President and Chief Executive Officer
Joseph Brandon

Joseph Brandon

Executive Vice President
Christopher Dalrymple

Christopher Dalrymple

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Roger Gorham

Roger Gorham

Senior Vice President, Head of Fixed Income and Treasurer

Alleghany Corporation Office Locations

Alleghany Corporation has an office in New York
New York, US (HQ)
1411 Broadway, 34th Floor
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Alleghany Corporation Financials and Metrics

Alleghany Corporation Financials

Alleghany Corporation's revenue was reported to be $6.42 b in FY, 2017 which is a 4.8% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2017)

6.4 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2016 - FY, 2017), %


Gross profit (FY, 2017)

1.2 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %


Net income (FY, 2017)

100.5 m

Market capitalization (3-Mar-2018)

9.4 b

Cash (4-Mar-2018)

838.4 m


10.1 b
Alleghany Corporation's current market capitalization is $9.4 b.
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


5.2 b5 b6.1 b6.4 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

3.9 b3.8 b4.6 b5.3 b

Gross profit

1.3 b1.2 b1.6 b1.2 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, 2016FY, 2017


605.3 m475.3 m594.1 m838.4 m


88.9 m101.3 m112.9 m125.3 m


111.9 m141 m285 m334.9 m

Total Assets

23.5 b22.8 b23.8 b25.4 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, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

680.1 m562.2 m460.7 m100.5 m

Depreciation and Amortization

178.9 m163.1 m160.5 m135 m

Cash From Operating Activities

372.8 m326 m792.9 m445.7 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


22.6 x


1.9 m


0.2 x


0.1 x

Financial Leverage

3 x
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Alleghany Corporation Operating Metrics

Alleghany Corporation's Reported Claims, units was reported to be 15.2 k in FY, 2017.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


20 20 20 20

Reported Claims, units

19 k17.39 k17.34 k15.23 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 Company May 01, 2017
Jazwares April 18, 2016
Bourn & Koch May 02, 2012
TransRe March 01, 2012
PacificComp July 01, 2007
RSUI Group July 01, 2003
CapSpecialty January 01, 2002
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