Financial information

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 $37.5 billion of combined assets and $11.1 billion of shareholders’ equity. In 2019 Markel Corporation wrote gross premium of $8.8 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.

Markel also offers tax and legal services through its specialist companies Markel Tax and Markel Law.

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View our latest annual reports for Markel International Insurance Company Limited and Markel Syndicate 3000

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Our ratings


A. M. Best

Standard & Poor's 

Markel International Insurance Company Limited

 A (Excellent)

 A (Strong)

Markel Insurance SE

A (Excellent)

A (Strong)

Syndicate 3000* / Lloyd's

A (Excellent)

A+ (Strong)

 *Benefits from ratings for Lloyd’s

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