Markel Announces Conference Call Date and Time

Apr 30, 2001, 01:00 ET from Markel Corporation

    RICHMOND, Va., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE:   MKL)
 announced today it will hold a conference call on Wednesday, May 2, beginning
 at 11:00 am (Eastern Daylight Savings Time) to discuss first quarter results.
 A press release announcing first quarter results is expected to be issued on
 the morning of May 2nd.
     Any person interested in listening to the call, or a replay of the call
 which will be available approximately two hours after the conclusion of the
 call until Friday, May 11, 2001, 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 at
 http://www.companyboardroom.com .  A replay of the call will also be available
 on this web site until Friday, May 11, 2001.
 
     Markel Corporation markets and underwrites specialty insurance products
 and programs to a variety of niche markets.  In each of these markets, the
 Company 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 profits and superior investment returns to build
 shareholder value.
 
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SOURCE Markel Corporation
    RICHMOND, Va., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE:   MKL)
 announced today it will hold a conference call on Wednesday, May 2, beginning
 at 11:00 am (Eastern Daylight Savings Time) to discuss first quarter results.
 A press release announcing first quarter results is expected to be issued on
 the morning of May 2nd.
     Any person interested in listening to the call, or a replay of the call
 which will be available approximately two hours after the conclusion of the
 call until Friday, May 11, 2001, 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 at
 http://www.companyboardroom.com .  A replay of the call will also be available
 on this web site until Friday, May 11, 2001.
 
     Markel Corporation markets and underwrites specialty insurance products
 and programs to a variety of niche markets.  In each of these markets, the
 Company 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 profits and superior investment returns to build
 shareholder value.
 
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                http://tbutton.prnewswire.com/prn/11690X22710158
 
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