Date: 09/06/2015

Merger Approved by the High Court

Markel International, London, June 9, 2015 --- On Friday, June 5, 2015 the High Court in London approved the proposed merger between Markel International Insurance Company (MIICL) and Markel Europe plc. The merger will be effective from July 1, 2015. 

The purpose of the merger is to increase operational, regulatory and capital efficiency of Markel’s European group.  



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Markel International 020 7953 6000

Michael Henman, Director of Communications 

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Markel International Limited is a subsidiary of Markel Corporation, a US-based holding company trading on the New York Stock Exchange (MKL). Markel International writes insurance and reinsurance business through eight divisions and through offices across the UK, Europe, Canada, Latin America and Asia Pacific. Markel International’s insuring entities include Syndicate 3000, Markel Resseguradora do Brasil S.A. and Markel International Insurance Company Limited. Markel International also manages the business of Abbey Protection Group which provides legal and professional fees insurance cover as well as legal, tax and human resources consultancy services. For more information please visit us at