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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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08/29/14Markel 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... 
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08/06/14Markel 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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07/31/14Markel Announces Conference Call Date And Time
RICHMOND, Va., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced today it will hold a conference call on Thursday, August 7, 2014 beginning at 10:30 am (Eastern 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 18, 2014, should contact Markel's Investor Relations Department at 804-747-0136... 
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07/23/14Markel Ventures Announces Acquisition Of Cottrell
RICHMOND, Va., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Ventures, Inc. ("Markel") announced today the acquisition of a majority interest in Cottrell, Inc. and affiliated entities ("Cottrell").  Headquartered in Gainesville, Georgia, Cottrell is a global leader in the design, manufacture and delivery of over-the-road automobile transport equipment. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Danny Zink, Cottrell's President and CEO, stated, "We wanted to find a partner that understood the way we ... 
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