Markel International boosts marine underwriting team in Asia with the appointment of Luke Tidey

Markel International, Singapore, April 22, 2014 - Markel International, the specialist insurer, has appointed Luke Tidey as an assistant marine underwriter in its Singapore office.

22/04/2014

Markel Launches Online Collectors Policy

Markel UK, Leeds, March 10, 2014: Markel UK, the specialist insurer, has launched a new art and collectables product to provide a broad range of cover for private individuals, companies and commercial, municipal and not for profit organisations with collections and investments in art and artefacts.

10/03/2014

Down’s Syndrome Charity Founder Wins ‘Britain’s Best Volunteer’ Award

Markel UK and Small Charities Coalition, Leeds, March 27, 2014: Emma Hall, founder and volunteer at Stepping Stones DS support group, which operates across Hampshire, Berkshire and Surrey, has been announced as the winner of Britain’s Best Volunteer award.

10/03/2014

Finalists announced for Britain’s Best Volunteer award

Markel UK and Small Charities Coalition, Leeds, March 3, 2014: Five finalists have been announced for the Britain’s Best Volunteer award and from today the public will be able to vote for the finalist they think most deserves to win the award, through http://www.markeluk.com/britains-best-volunteer/nominate-vote.aspx which will remain open until March 21.

03/03/2014

Markel Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Results

Markel International, London, February 11, 2014 --- Markel Corporation (NYSE – MKL) reported diluted net income per share of $22.48 for the year ended December 31, 2013 compared to $25.89 in 2012. The combined ratio was 97% in both 2013 and 2012. Book value per common share outstanding increased 18% to $477.16 at December 31, 2013 from $403.85 at December 31, 2012. Over the five-year period ended December 31, 2013, compound annual growth in book value per common share outstanding was 17%.

11/02/2014

Small and Local Charities up for £1,250 Cash Prize in Britain’s Best Volunteer Award

Markel UK and Small Charities Coalition, Leeds, February 3, 2014: Markel UK, the specialist charity insurer and Small Charities Coalition, the support organisation for small charities, have come together to launch the Britain’s Best Volunteer award, to reward those who volunteer their time to help small, local charities, community groups and not-for-profit organisations.

03/02/2014

Two Senior Underwriter Appointments in Markel’s Specialty Division

Markel International, London, January 30, 2014 --- Markel International, the specialist insurer with a worldwide product portfolio, has promoted Nick Hillman and Nick James to senior underwriters on the property treaty account in its Specialty division.

30/01/2014

Markel completes acquisition of Abbey Protection

London, January 17, 2014 --- Markel Capital Holdings, a wholly owned subsidiary of Markel Corporation, has completed the acquisition of Abbey Protection Group plc, following approval from the Court today for the scheme of arrangement (the “Scheme”) to implement the deal.

17/01/2014

Markel appoints Charles Bragg as senior underwriter for ports and terminals

January 16, 2013 – Markel International, the specialist insurer with a worldwide product portfolio, announces the arrival of Charles Bragg as senior underwriter for ports and terminals.

16/01/2014

Markel appoints senior risk analyst to trade credit division

Markel International, London, January 7, 2014 – Markel International, the specialist insurer with a worldwide product portfolio, has appointed Maren Modena as senior risk analyst in its trade credit division.

07/01/2014