GWP less treaty: £97.2m


The Markel Building, 49 Leadenhall Street, London EC3A 2EA

t: 020 7953 6000

f: 020 7953 6001

Year established: 2000

Number of UK offices: 4

Number of UK employees (2002): 480

Main lines of business: Aviation, non-marine property, professional liability, marine and energy, specialty.

Subsidiaries: Markel (UK), Markel (London), Markel Syndicate 3000, Markel International Insurance Company

Company history:

Markel International Ltd is the London-based subsidiary for the international operations of Markel Corporation and is one of the UK's leading specialist insurance companies.

The company has developed its expertise through understanding and catering for niche markets. In each of these markets Markel aims to provide quality products and excellent customer service.

The company operates in the UK through two commercial entities, Markel International Insurance Company Ltd, its London-based insurance company, and Markel Syndicate 3000, its 100% owned Lloyd's syndicate. In both of these business environments Markel International offers a wide range of products.

Chief officer: Gerry Albanese.