Welcome to Markel Corporation’s (NYSE – MKL) investor relations section. Here you will find links to reference materials, tools, SEC filings, and news of interest to investors and potential investors. For more details about our performance, Markel by the numbers is a handy resource and reference. Our annual report is another good source for current and prospective investors– in particular, the letter to shareholders is an interesting read.
Markel’s first public listing was on the NASDAQ exchange in December 1986 ($8.33/share IPO price). In 1997, Markel Corporation graduated to the NYSE.
We are a diverse financial holding company serving a variety of niche markets. Our principal business markets and underwrites specialty insurance products throughout the world.
We think of the insurance business differently. We do not sell standard auto, life, health, or homeowner’s insurance. We are a specialty insurer. Broadly, we insure property and casualty risks for markets ignored or overlooked by traditional insurers--unique and unusual markets that have real and pressing needs for coverage.
Markel's financial goals remain unchanged: earn consistent underwriting and operating profits from our core insurance holdings, earn superior investment returns, and build long-term shareholder value.
We invite you to listen to our quarterly earnings conference call. Markel's leadership team will provide second quarter results on financials, investments, and operations.
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
9:30 a.m. (ET)
“We wrote the Markel Style over 30 years ago to describe our values and culture. We believe this statement of our values ties our varied businesses together. Today, it does so for more people and in more places than ever before. As to tomorrow and beyond, while we’ve grown tremendously over decades, we feel like we’re just getting started.”
– Annual letter to shareholders
Markel is committed to principled and effective corporate governance and open and honest communications. Ethics, compliance, and enterprise risk management are high priorities at all levels of the organization. In this section, you will find information about our corporate governance practices.
Markel’s Board of Directors approved an amended and restated Code of Conduct effective January 1, 2019. The amendments improve clarity and readability of the Code consistent with Markel’s branding, provide additional examples of the Code principles, add language on ethical decision-making, and make other technical, administrative and non-substantive changes.Code of Conduct
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