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Aug 21, 2017, 16:04 ET Markel announces enhancements to tenant discrimination protection

Markel Corporation's (NYSE: MKL) Wholesale division announced that significant improvements have been made to its tenant discrimination...


Aug 14, 2017, 08:30 ET Markel Trade Credit team comes to Chicago

Markel Corporation has announced the launch of its new trade credit and political risk operation in Chicago. Christen Mizell will transfer...


Jul 26, 2017, 16:59 ET Markel Reports Second Quarter And Six-Months Results

Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) reported book value per common share outstanding of $643.37 at June 30, 2017, up 6% from $606.30 at December 31,...


Jul 26, 2017, 16:35 ET Markel Announces Investment In Costa Farms

Markel Corporation ("Markel") (NYSE: MKL) and Costa Farms announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Markel to...


Jul 26, 2017, 08:09 ET Markel to acquire State National

Markel Corporation ("Markel") (NYSE: MKL) and State National Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNC) today announced that they have entered into a definitive...


Jul 20, 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, July 27, 2017 beginning at 9:30 am (Eastern Time) to...


Jul 20, 2017, 14:00 ET Markel adds construction talent to Excess Casualty team

Markel Global Insurance, a division of Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL), today announced that John Ferguson has been hired as a director of the New...


Jun 21, 2017, 10:00 ET Markel adds management liability endorsement for professional employer organizations

Markel Global Insurance, a division of Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL), announced today the availability of a new management liability endorsement...


Jun 07, 2017, 14:00 ET Markel to create new insurance division

Markel Corporation (NYSE – MKL) today announced the creation of a new insurance division which combines Markel's Wholesale (excess and surplus...


Jun 02, 2017, 14:30 ET Markel adds job site pollution enhancement to general liability product for contractors

Markel Wholesale, a division of Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL), announced today a job site pollution enhancement to its general liability binding...


May 18, 2017, 02:00 ET Markel plans to establish German insurance company in Munich to support EU-27 growth strategy

Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) today announced that following discussions with BaFin, the German federal financial supervisory authority, it plans...


May 01, 2017, 09:00 ET Markel completes acquisition of SureTec Financial Corp.

Markel Corporation ("Markel") (NYSE: MKL) announced today that is has completed the acquisition of SureTec Financial Corp. ("SureTec"), one of the...


Apr 26, 2017, 16:40 ET Markel Reports First Quarter 2017 Results

Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) reported book value per common share outstanding of $620.30 at March 31, 2017, up 2% from $606.30 at December 31,...


Apr 20, 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, April 27, 2017 beginning at 9:30 am (Eastern Time) to...


Apr 12, 2017, 15:08 ET Markel names Glenn Mozingo Managing Director, Global Insurance Business Development and Corporate Account Executive

Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced today that Glenn Mozingo has been named Managing Director, Global Insurance Business Development and...


Apr 06, 2017, 10:33 ET Markel Acquires Allsport

Markel Canada has acquired the 50% of Allsport Insurance Marketing Ltd that it did not already own. Allsport is an incorporated managing...


Mar 29, 2017, 09:30 ET Markel Trade Credit Team Comes to Canada

Markel International, the specialist insurer, is seeking to develop its trade credit and political risk business in Canada. Business will be...


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...