About Markel International
Markel International is a division of Markel Corporation, a US-based holding company for insurance and investment operations around the world, that trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MKL), has $33.3 billion of combined assets and $9.1 billion of shareholders’ equity. In 2018 Markel Corporation wrote gross premium of $7.9 billion.
Markel International is an international insurance company which looks after the commercial insurance needs of major businesses, SMEs, professionals and sole traders. It operates through six divisions and with offices in 17 countries, across the UK, Europe, Canada, Latin America and Asia Pacific.
Depending on risk location, Markel can write on its Lloyd’s syndicate, its London insurance company, Markel International Insurance Company Limited, or its German insurance company, Markel Insurance SE, established in 2018 to handle EEA risks after Brexit. Other insuring entities include Markel Resseguradora do Brasil S.A. and Markel Seguradora do Brasil S.A.
Licences and regulation
MIICL is licensed for insurance in all EU and numerous other overseas territories while Syndicate 3000 benefits from Lloyd’s global licences and can write insurance and reinsurance worldwide.
Markel International also manages the business of Abbey Protection Group which provides legal and professional fees insurance cover as well as legal and tax consultancy services.