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Mar 15, 2017, 15:32 ET Markel and Wright Specialty announce new relationship aimed at educational community

Markel Specialty, a division of Markel Corporation, has signed an agreement with Wright Specialty Insurance, a managing general underwriter and...


Mar 08, 2017, 16:32 ET Markel Estimates Ogden Rate Change Impact

Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) today announced that, during the first quarter of 2017, it expects to increase prior years' loss reserves for its...


Feb 20, 2017, 11:36 ET Markel promotes Ashley Dillon to Underwriting Assurance Director, Product Line Leadership

Markel Corporation announced today that Ashley Dillon has been named Underwriting Assurance Director on the Product Line Leadership team. In her...


Feb 08, 2017, 16:35 ET Markel Reports 2016 Financial Results

Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) reported book value per common share outstanding of $606.30 at December 31, 2016, up 8% from $561.23 at December 31,...


Feb 03, 2017, 09:50 ET Markel names Jane Peterson Executive Underwriting Officer, Product Line Leadership

Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced today that Jane Peterson has been named Executive Underwriting Officer on the Product Line Leadership...


Feb 02, 2017, 16:30 ET Markel Announces Conference Call Date And Time

Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced today it will hold a conference call on Thursday, February 9, 2017 beginning at 9:30 am (Eastern Time) to...


Feb 01, 2017, 16:45 ET Markel to acquire SureTec Financial Corp

Markel Corporation ("Markel") (NYSE: MKL) and SureTec Financial Corp. ("SureTec") announced today that they have entered into a definitive...


Nov 03, 2016, 10:53 ET Markel introduces new coverage enhancements to medical professional liability policy

Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) is pleased to announce the launch of new coverage enhancements to its medical professional liability policy. Markel...


Nov 01, 2016, 17:01 ET Markel Reports Third Quarter And Nine Month Results

Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) reported book value per common share outstanding of $609.48 at September 30, 2016, up 9% from $561.23 at December...


Oct 27, 2016, 14:34 ET Markel promotes Brian Gray to Regional President, West Region, in Markel's Wholesale division

Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced today that Brian Gray has been promoted to Regional President, West Region, in Markel's Wholesale...


Oct 27, 2016, 14:33 ET Markel names Scott Culler to new Senior Managing Director role

Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced today that Scott Culler has been named Senior Managing Director on the Product Line Leadership team. In...


Oct 26, 2016, 16:30 ET Markel Announces Conference Call Date And Time

Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) announced today it will hold a conference call on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 beginning at 9:30 am (Eastern Time) to...


Sep 26, 2016, 08:00 ET Markel Appoints Trade Credit Development Director in New York

 Markel Corporation has appointed Arjan van de Wall as director of development, Americas, in its trade credit and political risk operation in...


Aug 31, 2016, 09:00 ET Thomas Gayner And Richard Whitt Join Markel's Board Of Directors; Michael Crowley Appointed Vice Chairman

Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) announced today that Thomas S. Gayner and Richard R. Whitt, III, Co-Chief Executive Officers of the corporation, were...


Aug 02, 2016, 16:50 ET Markel Reports Second Quarter And Six-Months Results

Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) reported book value per common share outstanding of $603.13 at June 30, 2016, up 7% from $561.23 at December 31,...


Jul 27, 2016, 16:30 ET Markel Announces Conference Call Date And Time

 Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced today it will hold a conference call on Wednesday, August 3, 2016 beginning at 9:30 am (Eastern Time)...


Jul 11, 2016, 11:12 ET Markel adds middle market casualty underwriting talent in New York and San Francisco

 Markel Global Insurance, a division of Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL), announced today the hiring of two new underwriting Vice Presidents,...


Jun 27, 2016, 14:47 ET Markel lowers motorcycle insurance rates in California

 Markel Specialty, a division of Markel Corporation, recently launched several new enhancements to its motorcycle insurance program in...


Jun 08, 2016, 12:31 ET Omaha skyline gets a new brand

 The Omaha skyline will soon be decorated with a new logo. Markel Corporation will install its corporate emblem on the north tower of Central...


Jun 07, 2016, 15:29 ET Stephen Leeret joins Markel Specialty as head of its programs business

 Markel Specialty, a division of Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL), announced today that Stephen Leeret has joined the company and will be leading...


May 31, 2016, 10:30 ET Markel Appoints Senior Trade Credit Underwriter in New York

 Markel Corporation has appointed Howard Lee as senior underwriter in its trade credit and political risk business in the US. Howard will be...


May 03, 2016, 17:12 ET Markel Reports First Quarter 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,...


Apr 27, 2016, 16:30 ET Markel Announces Conference Call Date And Time

Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) announced today it will hold a conference call on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 beginning at 9:30...


Apr 26, 2016, 16:30 ET Markel Announces The Expiration And Final Results Of Its Notes Tender Offer

Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) announced today the final results of its previously announced cash tender offer (the "Tender Offer") for up to $250...


Mar 22, 2016, 14:27 ET Markel introduces enhancements to private company management liability policy

Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) is pleased to announce the launch of its revamped management liability policy for private companies. Markel has...