Markel Q1 2016 Results

Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) reported book value per common share outstanding of $589.86 at March 31, 2016, up 5% from $561.23 at December 31, 2015.

04/05/2016

Markel Appoints Lida Heaven as Political Risk and Contract Frustration Underwriter

Markel International, the specialist insurer, has appointed Lida Heaven as an underwriter in its trade credit and political risk division.

20/04/2016

Markel’s biomedical and life sciences product now to cover food supplements and cosmetics

Markel UK, the specialist insurer, has extended the range of its biomedical and life sciences product to the fast growing food supplement and cosmetic markets.

18/04/2016

Markel International Simplifies Wholesale Business Structure

Markel International, the specialist insurer, has simplified the structure of its wholesale business, reducing the number of operating divisions from seven to three.

13/04/2016

Markel appoints Sarah Everall as assistant livestock underwriter

Markel International, the specialist insurer, has appointed Sarah Everall as assistant livestock underwriter in its equine and livestock division, to grow Markel’s livestock book in terms of both scale and reach.

11/04/2016

Markel appoints Torgny Johansson as Managing Director in Sweden

Markel International, the specialist insurer, has appointed Torgny Johansson as managing director of its Swedish business.

11/04/2016

D&O Binder Enables Lloyd’s Dubai to Offer USD $30 Million Capacity per Risk in MEA Region

Talbot Underwriting Ltd. (“Talbot”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Validus Holdings, Ltd. (“Validus”), has joined forces with Markel International (“Markel”), the specialist insurer, to provide expertise and knowledge of the Middle East and Africa (MEA) marketplace via an increased level of D&O capacity in the region

06/04/2016

Hormone Disorder Charity Founder Wins Britain’s Best Volunteer Award 2016

Liz Glenister, volunteer and founder of Hypopara UK from East Grinstead in West Sussex, has been announced as the winner of Britain’s Best Volunteer award 2016.

30/03/2016

Markel appoints Hazel Ward as UK marine underwriter

Markel International, the specialist insurer, has appointed Hazel Ward as UK marine underwriter to continue the development of its marine and energy business.

29/03/2016

Markel Launches Fintech Business Protection Policy

Markel International, the specialist insurer, has launched a policy offering comprehensive protection for businesses in the rapidly growing financial technology sector.

17/03/2016