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 Assurance provides a wide range of casualty, professional liability, marine,and property solutions for commercial risks. Our products include both admitted (retail) and excess and surplus lines (wholesale).
Markel Specialty underwrites specialty commercial programs and personal lines for a variety of niche markets, including, personal lines, child care centers, and horses and farms.
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.
Nephila is a leading investment manager specializing in reinsurance, weather risk transfer, and ESG-driven business. Nephila offers a broad range of investment products focusing on instruments such as insurance-linked securities, catastrophe bonds, insurance swaps, and weather derivatives.
State National Companies is a leading provider of niche property and casualty insurance and services operating in two distinct business segments. The Program Services division bridges distribution and capacity in specialty insurance segments. The Lender Services division provides an array of portfolio protection solutions and industry leading technology to enable lenders to manage their risk.
Markel Ventures owns and operates a family of companies outside the insurance industry.
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