Markel H1 2015 Results

Markel International, London, August 6, 2015 --- Markel Corporation (NYSE – MKL) reported book value per common share outstanding of $554.97 at June 30, 2015, up 2% from $543.96 at December 31, 2014. Comprehensive loss to shareholders was $132.9 million for the second quarter of 2015 compared to comprehensive income to shareholders of $250.6 million for the second quarter of 2014.

06/08/2015

Markel UK Enhance Products with Unique Cyber Risks Cover

Markel UK, Leeds, 27 July 2015 --- Markel UK, the specialist insurer, has enhanced its products with the addition of cyber risks cover which will be offered as part of existing business lines.

27/07/2015

Markel Appoints New Senior Underwriter & Head of Professional Indemnity

Markel International, London, July 6, 2015 --- Markel International, the specialist insurer, has appointed David Sawyer as senior underwriter and head of professional indemnity in its professional and financial risks division (PFR).

06/07/2015

Markel Appoints Claims Director in Singapore

Markel International, Singapore, June 22, 2015 --- Markel International, the specialist insurer, has appointed Chay Wilkinson as claims director for its Singapore office.

22/06/2015

ESR rebrands to Markel

Toronto, June 15, 2015 – On July 1 2015, Elliott Special Risks (ESR) will rebrand to Markel. Operating across the country with offices in Montreal, Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver, ESR’s business in Canada was established in 1966. ESR was acquired by Markel International, a subsidiary of the US-based holding company, Markel Corporation, in October 2009.

15/06/2015

Merger Approved by the High Court

Markel International, London, June 9, 2015 --- On Friday, June 5, 2015 the High Court in London approved the proposed merger between Markel International Insurance Company (MIICL) and Markel Europe plc. The merger will be effective from July 1, 2015.

09/06/2015

Markel Promotes Bhavik Desai to Senior Underwriter

Markel International, London, May 14, 2015 --- Markel International, the specialist insurer with a worldwide product portfolio, has promoted Bhavik Desai to senior underwriter in its professional and financial risks division (PFR).

14/05/2015

Markel Appoints London National Markets Underwriter

Markel International, London, May 13, 2015 --- Markel UK Limited, the specialist insurer, has appointed Chris Frame as underwriter for the newly created retail team in London.

13/05/2015

Markel Q1 2015 Results

Markel Corporation (NYSE – MKL) reported book value per common share outstanding of $564.29 at March 31, 2015, up 4% from $543.96 at December 31, 2014. Comprehensive income to shareholders was $281.8 million for the quarter ended March 31, 2015 compared to $230.3 million for the first quarter of 2014. The combined ratio was 83% for the first quarter of 2015 compared to 95% for the first quarter of 2014. The improvement in the combined ratio for the first quarter of 2015 was driven by more favourable development of prior years’ loss reserves, as well as a lower current accident year loss ratio and a lower expense ratio compared to the first quarter of 2014. Diluted net income per share was $13.49 for the quarter ended March 31, 2015 compared to $6.25 for the first quarter of 2014.

07/05/2015