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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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|09/15/17||Markel expands professional liability coverage for law firms|
|RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced that it has enhanced the policy form and protections for hard-to-insure law firms which can no longer secure coverage in the admitted markets. Markel has been insuring lawyers and law firms for 47 consecutive years, and this coverage is available on an excess and surplus (E&S) lines basis using a claims-made policy form. Highlights include: disciplinary proceedings coverage up to $50,000; policy limits of ... |
|08/21/17||Markel announces enhancements to tenant discrimination protection|
|RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation's (NYSE: MKL) Wholesale division announced that significant improvements have been made to its tenant discrimination insurance offering. Markel, a leading specialty insurer, has sold tenant discrimination protection to property managers and property owners since 1998. Increasingly, property managers and property owners are the targets of lawsuits and litigation focused on a range of issues including disparate impact discrimination.
|07/26/17||Markel to acquire State National|
|RICHMOND, Va. and BEDFORD, Texas, July 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation ("Markel") (NYSE: MKL) and State National Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNC) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Markel will acquire all of the outstanding shares of State National common stock for $21.00 per share in cash. The transaction has a total value of approximately $919 million.
The agreement, which has been unanimously approved b... |
|07/26/17||Markel Reports Second Quarter And Six-Months Results|
|RICHMOND, Va., July 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- 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, 2016. Comprehensive income to shareholders was $342.4 million for the second quarter of 2017 compared to $209.9 million for the same period of 2016. Comprehensive income to shareholders was $565.6 million for the six months ended June 30, 2017 compared to $606.9 million for the same period of 2016. The combined... |
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