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Last $772.76 USD
Change Today +2.99 / 0.39%
Volume 63.6K
As of 8:04 PM 05/29/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).
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4521 Highwoods Parkway

Glen Allen, VA 23060

United States

Phone: 804-747-0136

Fax: 804-965-1600

argeted groups include youth and recreation oriented organizations and camps, child care operators, social service organizations, museums and historic homes, performing arts organizations, senior living facilities and wineries. Other program business written in this segment includes general agent programs that use managing general agents to offer single source admitted and non-admitted programs for a specific class or line of business; first and third party coverages for small fishing ventures, charters, utility boats and boat rentals; and property and liability coverages for farms and animal boarding, breeding and training facilities. Workers' compensation products provide wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment and target main-street, service and artisan contractor businesses, retail stores and restaurants. Other product lines within the U.S. Insurance segment include transportation-related products, which provide auto physical damage coverage for high-value automobiles, as well as all types of specialty commercial vehicles, dealers' open lot and garagekeeper legal liability coverages, vehicular liability and physical damage coverages for local and intermediate haul commercial trucks and liability coverage to operators of non-emergency ambulances and multi-line specialty products designed for the characteristics of the garage industry; ocean marine products, which provide general liability, professional liability, property and cargo coverages for marine artisan contractors, boat dealers and marina owners, including hull physical damage, protection and indemnity and third party property coverages for ocean cargo; and coverages for equine-related risks, such as horse mortality, theft, infertility, transit and specified perils. International Insurance segment This segment writes risks that are characterized by either the nature of the exposure or the high limits of insurance coverage required by the insured. Business included in this segment is produced through the company’s Markel International and Global Insurance divisions. Markel International Division This division writes business worldwide from the company’s London-based platform, including Markel Syndicate 3000, through which its Lloyd's operations are conducted, and Markel International Insurance Company Limited (MIICL). Risks written in the Markel International division are written on either a direct basis or a subscription basis, the latter of which means that loss exposures brought into the market are typically insured by approximately one insurance company or Lloyd's syndicate, often due to the high limits of insurance coverage required. When the company writes business in the subscription market, it prefers to participate as lead underwriter to control underwriting terms, policy conditions and claims handling. Global Insurance Division This division’s business written by the company’s non-U.S. insurance subsidiaries, which primarily targets Fortune 1000 accounts, is included in the International segment. This division includes business previously written by Alterra and is written through Markel Bermuda Limited (Markel Bermuda) and MIICL, as well as Markel Europe plc through 2014. Product offerings within the International segment fall within various major product groupings, such as professional liability, marine and energy, general liability, property, and other product lines. Professional liability products are written on a worldwide basis and include professional indemnity, directors' and officers' liability, errors and omissions, employment practices liability and intellectual property. The company’s target industries include the U.S. and international public companies, as well as large professional firms, including lawyers, financial institutions, accountants, consultants, and architects and engineers. Marine and energy products include a portfolio of coverages for cargo, energy, hull, liability, war, terrorism and specie risks. The cargo account is an international transit-based book covering various types of cargo. Energy coverage includes all aspects of oil and gas activitie

 

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