Markel Promotes Two Underwriters in its Specialty Division

Markel International, London, April 22, 2015 --- Markel International, the specialist insurer, has promoted Clare Dowling and Amelia Fenton as underwriter respectively for its contingency account and accident and health business.

22/04/2015

‘LHS Solicitors LLP’ launched following merger between Abbey Legal and Lewis Hymanson Small

LHS Solicitors LLP (LHS) is the new name for the £12m law firm created by the full merger of Abbey Legal Services with Lewis Hymanson Small.

16/04/2015

Markel seminar tackles insolvency issues in Singapore

Markel International, Singapore, April 8, 2015 - Markel International, the specialist insurer with a worldwide product portfolio, hosted a seminar on insolvency issues in Singapore earlier today.

08/04/2015

Finalists announced for Britain’s Best Volunteer award

Markel UK and Small Charities Coalition, Leeds, March 2, 2015: Five finalists have been announced for the Britain’s Best Volunteer award and from today the public will be able to vote for the finalist they think most deserves to win the award, through http://www.markeluk.com/britains-best-volunteer/nominate-vote.aspx which will remain open until March 20.

02/04/2015

Orphanage Charity Founder Wins ‘Britain’s Best Volunteer’ Award

Markel UK and Small Charities Coalition, Leeds, March 30, 2015: Alice Pulford, founder and volunteer for the LoveSupportUnite Foundation from Rothley in Leicestershire, has been announced as the winner of Britain’s Best Volunteer award.

02/04/2015

Markel Spain wins broker votes for service

Markel International’s Spanish business has been voted one of the top three specialist insurers by members of ADECOSE, the country’s largest and most influential broker association. In a survey of 115 brokers, the Spanish operation, based in Madrid and Barcelona, was also ranked in the top ten for overall customer service, beating established insurance brands including Zurich, Aviva and AIG.

20/02/2015

Markel full year 2014 results

Markel International, London, February 12, 2015 --- Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) reported book value per common share outstanding of $543.96 at December 31, 2014, up 14% from $477.16 at December 31, 2013. Over the five-year period ended December 31, 2014, compound annual growth in book value per common share outstanding was 14%. Comprehensive income to shareholders was $935.9 million for the year ended December 31, 2014 compared to $459.5 million in 2013. The combined ratio was 95% in 2014 compared to 97% in 2013. Diluted net income per share was $22.27 for the year ended December 31, 2014 compared to $22.48 in 2013.

12/02/2015

Markel to write reinsurance on Lloyd’s China platform

Markel International, London, February 4, 2015 --- Markel International, the specialist insurer, plans to offer a local solution for Chinese insurers seeking to purchase treaty and facultative reinsurance. Capacity will be provided by Markel’s Syndicate 3000 at Lloyd’s and written through the Lloyd’s China platform.

04/02/2015

Best Volunteer Award Returns for 2015 with £1,250 Cash Prize for Charity

Markel UK and Small Charities Coalition, Leeds, February 2, 2015: Markel UK, the specialist charity insurer and Small Charities Coalition, the support organisation for small charities, have announced the return of Britain’s Best Volunteer award for 2015, to reward those who volunteer their time to help small, local charities, community groups and not-for-profit organisations.

03/02/2015

Abbey Care provides legal fee protection and legal advice for the UK care sector

Abbey Legal, the legal expenses and legal advice specialist, has launched Abbey Care, to look after the legal fee protection and legal advice needs of providers in the UK’s care sector.

13/01/2015