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Last $822.03 USD
Change Today +1.90 / 0.23%
Volume 318.0
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4521 Highwoods Parkway

Glen Allen, VA 23060

United States

Phone: 804-747-0136

Fax: 804-965-1600

s. The hull account covers physical damage to ocean-going tonnage, yachts and mortgagees' interests. Liability coverage provides for a range of energy liabilities, as well as traditional marine exposures, including charterers, terminal operators, and ship repairers. The war account covers the hulls of ships and aircraft, and other related interests, against war and associated perils. Terrorism coverage provides for property damage and business interruption related to political violence, including war and civil war. The specie account includes coverage for fine art on exhibition and in private collections, securities, bullion, precious metals, cash in transit and jewelry. General liability products are written on a worldwide basis and include general and products liability coverages targeting consultants, construction professionals, financial service professionals, professional practices, social welfare organizations and medical products. The company also writes excess liability coverage, which includes excess product liability, excess medical malpractice and excess product recall insurance in various industries, such as healthcare, pharmaceutical, medical products, life sciences, transportation, heavy industrial and energy. Property products target a range of insureds, providing coverage ranging from fire to catastrophe perils, such as earthquake and windstorm. Business is written primarily on an open market basis for direct and facultative risks targeting Fortune 1000 and large, multi-national companies on a worldwide basis. The company also provides property coverage for small to medium-sized commercial risks on both a stand-alone and package basis. Other product lines within the International Insurance segment include crime coverage primarily targeting financial institutions and providing protection for bankers' blanket bond, computer crime and commercial fidelity; contingency coverage, including event cancellation, non-appearance and prize indemnity; accident and health coverage targeting affinity groups and schemes, high value and high risks accounts and sports groups; coverage for equine-related risks, such as horse mortality, theft, infertility, transit and specified perils; specialty coverages include mortality risks for farms, zoos, animal theme parks and safari parks; and short-term trade credit coverage for commercial risks, including insolvency and protracted default, as well as political risks coverage in conjunction with commercial risks for currency inconvertibility, government action, import and export license cancellation, public buyer default and war. Reinsurance segment This segment includes property and casualty treaty reinsurance products offered to other insurance and reinsurance companies worldwide through the broker market. The company’s treaty reinsurance offerings include both quota share and excess of loss reinsurance and are typically written on a participation basis, which means each reinsurer shares proportionally in the business ceded under the reinsurance treaty written. The company’s reinsurance products might include features, such as contractual provisions that require its cedent to share in a portion of losses resulting from ceded risks; might require payment of additional premium amounts if the company incurs greater losses than those projected at the time of the execution of the contract; might require reinstatement premium to restore the coverage after there has been a loss occurrence; or might provide for experience refunds if the losses that the company incurs are less than those projected at the time the contract is executed. The company’s reinsurance product offerings are underwritten by its Global Reinsurance division and Markel International division. The Global Reinsurance division operates from platforms in the United States, Bermuda and Europe and primarily includes business previously written by Alterra. Business written in the Global Reinsurance division is produced through Alterra Reinsurance USA Inc. (Alterra Re USA) and Markel Bermuda. Alterra Re USA is licensed or accredited to provide reinsurance in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The Mar

 

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