Markel Announces Conference Call Date and Time

Aug 02, 2011, 16:41 ET from Markel Corporation

RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced today it will hold a conference call on Tuesday, August 9, 2011 beginning at 10:30 am (Eastern Daylight Savings Time) to discuss quarterly results and business developments.

Any person interested in listening to the call or a replay of the call, which will be available from approximately two hours after the conclusion of the call until August 19, 2011, should contact Markel's Investor Relations Department at 804-747-0136.  Investors, analysts and the general public may also listen to the call free over the Internet through Markel Corporation's corporate web site, www.markelcorp.com.  A replay of the call will also be available on the web site until August 19, 2011.

The webcast, the conference call and the content and permitted replays or rebroadcasts thereof are the exclusive copyrighted property of Markel Corporation and may not be copied, taped, rebroadcast, or published in whole or in part without the express written consent of Markel Corporation.

Markel Corporation is a diverse financial holding company serving a variety of niche markets.  The Company's principal business markets and underwrites specialty insurance products.  In each of the Company's businesses, it seeks to provide quality products and excellent customer service so that it can be a market leader.  The financial goals of the Company are to earn consistent underwriting and operating profits and superior investment returns to build shareholder value.

CONTACT: BRUCE A. KAY TELEPHONE: 804-747-0136

SOURCE Markel Corporation



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