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Nov 17, 2017, 10:53 ET Markel completes acquisition of State National

Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of State National Companies, Inc., a leading specialty...


Nov 16, 2017, 16:35 ET Markel Announces Crowley Retirement

Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) today announced that F. Michael Crowley, the Company's Vice Chairman, informed the Company of his plan to...


Nov 16, 2017, 16:30 ET Markel Announces CFO Succession Plan

Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) today announced that Anne G. Waleski, the Company's Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, plans to...


Oct 25, 2017, 16:46 ET Markel Reports Third Quarter And Nine-Months Results

Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) reported book value per common share outstanding of $641.20 at September 30, 2017, up 6% from $606.30 at December...


Oct 19, 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, October 26, 2017 beginning at 9:30 am (Eastern Time) to...


Oct 11, 2017, 16:45 ET Markel Estimates Third Quarter Catastrophe Losses

Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) today announced that it expects to report third quarter pre-tax underwriting losses of $503 million, net of...


Oct 06, 2017, 10:00 ET Markel announces primary life sciences coverage

Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced today the availability of new coverage to meet the emerging needs of biomedical and life sciences...


Sep 15, 2017, 09:30 ET Markel expands professional liability coverage for law firms

Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced that it has enhanced the policy form and protections for hard-to-insure law firms which can no longer...


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...