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Market Matters

October 2017 

In the October 2017 issue, we cover Jeremy Brazil’s handover plans, Markel’s involvement with this year’s Dive In Festival and the planned acquisition of EC Insurance Co. Ltd. This issue also features news on Markel’s share price, and its shortlisting for nine industry awards. Click here to read this issue. Click here  to read more. 

June 2017 

July’s Market Matters announces two new board appointments; Hannah Purves, director of claims, and Simon Wilson, head of Markel’s national markets business. It also covers our office move in Germany, the expansion of our trade credit team in Canada and a successful BIBA exhibition for Markel UK, Abbey Legal and Abbey Tax. Click here  to read this issue. 

April 2017 

In this issue you’ll read about Markel’s acquisition of Galleon, the former marine professional indemnity and cargo liability MGA. We also talk about the launch of our surety offering, which is an important move for our trade credit team, as well as the expansion of Markel’s Lloyd’s livestock consortium. Click here to read the issue. Click here to read this issue. 

October 2016

Autumn has been busy at Markel. In the last quarter, we have appointed a personal accident, contingency and entertainment team, expanded our business in Scandinavia as well as the Americas and led the creation of a new Lloyd’s livestock consortium. Read more on this link.

June 2016

This edition we introduce our new divisions, spread our claims philosophy and join Fortune 500. Click here to read more. 

February 2016

Earlier this month, Markel Corporation, our parent company, announced its results for calendar 2015. Once again it reported an increase in book value, the key measure of our success. Click here to read more. 

October 2015

Our early autumn edition is a pretty diverse read, covering some important developments in China for Markel and a piece, appropriately following the Lloyd’s Dive In Diversity festival, looking at whether or not the London market is hiring the right sort of people to secure its future.  Click here to read more.

July 2015

In our second edition of Market Matters this year, we have got some more to tell you about the progress made by Hannah Purves, claims director and her team, in delivering our Claims Vision, which is so important to us and to our brokers.  Click here to read more.

April 2015

There’s plenty to talk about in this, our first edition of Market Matters for 2015 and the first published from our new home in 20 Fenchurch Street.  Click here to read more.