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Markel Corporation markets and underwrites specialty insurance products and programs to a variety of niche markets. In each of these markets, we seek to provide quality products and excellent customer service so that we remain a market leader. Our financial goals are to earn consistent underwriting profits and superior investment returns to build shareholder value.
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|09/30/14||Markel Re announces leadership changes|
|RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced today that David Kalainoff, President and Chief Underwriting Officer -- Casualty of Markel's Global Reinsurance (Markel Re) division, is retiring effective June 1, 2015. Jed Rhoads, presently Markel Re's President and Chief Underwriting Officer -- Property, will assume responsibility for leading the division in June 2015. Both were previously employed by Alterra Capital Holdings, which was acquired by Markel i... |
|09/11/14||Markel Global Reinsurance adds Erik Manning, Jamie Welsby and John Duda to its team|
|RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced today that Dr. Erik Manning and Jamie Welsby have been appointed Managing Directors of Markel Global Reinsurance (Markel Re), Markel Corporation's reinsurance operating division. In addition, John Duda has been appointed Assistant Vice President, Reinsurance Underwriter for Markel Re.
Jed Rhoads, President and Chief Underwriting Officer, Property Reinsurance for Markel Re, commented, "We are very pleased t... |
|08/29/14||Markel Ventures Announces Acquisition Of Vanderpol & Den Boer|
|RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Ventures, Inc. announced today that its subsidiary, AMF/Tromp B.V., has completed the acquisition of Tromp-Pol Baking Equipment B.V. ("Vanderpol") and Den Boer Baking Systems B.V. ("Den Boer"). Vanderpol and Den Boer design and manufacture waffle equipment, handling equipment, and ovens for bakers worldwide. Both companies are headquartered in the Netherlands.
Following the acquisition, Vanderpol and Den Boer will be combined with the previo... |
|08/06/14||Markel Reports Second Quarter And Six-Months Results|
|RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) reported book value per common share outstanding of $511.28 at June 30, 2014, up 7% from $477.16 at December 31, 2013. Comprehensive income to shareholders was $250.6 million for the second quarter of 2014 compared to a comprehensive loss to shareholders of $149.1 million for the second quarter of 2013. Comprehensive income to shareholders was $480.9 million for the six months ended June 30, 2014 compared to $108.6 millio... |
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