Markel Corp.

4521 Highwoods Parkway ,
Glen Allen, Virginia 23060
United States,
(804) 747-0136
www.markelcorp.com

Markel Corp. is a diverse financial holding company serving a variety of niche markets though underwrites specialty insurance products.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (1.0/yr) # 3 - 2 - - 3 8
vol $3.3B $1.2B $4.4B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
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Largest Alterra Capital Holdings Ltd.
$3.1B (2012-12-19)
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According to our data here at Mergr, Markel has acquired 8 companies, including 6 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Markel’s largest acquisition to date was in 2012, when it acquired Alterra Capital Holdings for $3.1B. Markel has acquired in 3 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include insurance (100%).

When analyzing the insurance sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 337 insurance companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 39 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 17 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic insurance acquirer over the past 3 years is HUB International, with 110 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the insurance sector over the past 3 years is The Carlyle Group with 4 platform acquisitions.

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