Markel is a holding company for insurance, reinsurance, and investment operations around the world. Get information on our structure, operations, leadership, history, financials, and more.
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4521 Highwoods Parkway
Glen Allen, VA 23060
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Markel Global Insurance is focused on large accounts and complex risks. We provide casualty, professional liability, marine, property, and practice group solutions for privately-held companies and publicly-traded companies.
Markel Specialty underwrites specialty commercial programs and personal lines for a variety of niche markets, including human services, personal lines, child care centers, and horses and farms.
Markel Wholesale provides excess and surplus lines solutions when coverage is not available from the standard or admitted markets.
Markel International writes insurance and facultative reinsurance business across the UK, Europe, Canada, Latin America, and Asia Pacific.
Markel Global Reinsurance writes reinsurance treaties on a quota share and excess of loss basis.
Markel CATCo is a specialist asset manager who create and manage a series of innovative insurance-linked investment funds which combine cash flows from their retrocession and reinsurance products as investment returns to their fund’s investors.
Markel Ventures owns and operates a family of companies outside the insurance industry.
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