The Law Firm of Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Notifies Investors of Claims of Breaches of Fiduciary Duty by the Board of Alterra Capital

The Law Firm of Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Notifies Investors of Claims of Breaches
of Fiduciary Duty by the Board of Alterra Capital Holdings Limited in
Connection With the Sale of the Company to Markel Corp. -- ALTE

NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Levi & Korsinsky notifies
investors of Alterra Capital Holdings Limited ("Alterra" or the "Company")
(Nasdaq:ALTE) of claims of breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of
state law against the board of directors of the Company in connection with the
sale of the Company to Markel Corp. ("Markel"). A complaint was filed in New
York Federal court.

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Under the terms of the transaction, Alterra shareholders will receive 0.043
Markel share and $10.00 for each share of Alterra stock they own. The
transaction has a total approximate value of $3.13 billion. The claims concern
whether the Alterra Board of Directors breached their fiduciary duties to
stockholders by failing to adequately shop the Company before entering into
this transaction and whether Markel is underpaying for Alterra shares, thus
unlawfully harming Alterra stockholders.

If you own common stock in Alterra and wish to obtain additional information,
please contact Joseph E. Levi, Esq. either via email at jlevi@zlk.com or by
telephone at (212) 363-7500, toll-free: (877) 363-5972, or
http://zlk.9nl.com/alterra-capital-holdings-limited-alte/.

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Washington D.C. The firm has extensive expertise in prosecuting securities
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CONTACT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP
         Joseph Levi, Esq.
         Eduard Korsinsky, Esq.
         30 Broad Street - 24th Floor
         New York, NY 10004
         Tel: (212) 363-7500
         Toll Free: (877) 363-5972
         Fax: (866) 367-6510
         www.zlk.com
 
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