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Global Reinsurance


What makes Markel unique in this space? Our people.

Markel Global Reinsurance is a leading specialist reinsurer with a broad appetite for casualty and specialty lines that differentiates through the power of its people. We help clients solve their key business challenges using flexible risk management solutions that combine our underwriting and claims knowledge and experience. Clients benefit from agile leadership with deep industry knowledge, supported by the strength of the Markel Group balance sheet and platform.

Our mission is to be a trusted and collaborative partner to clients and brokers as a thought leader that consistently provides insight and meaningful capacity.


Our people are the most important capital we can provide. We win together.

Focused knowledge

Provide leadership based on experience, knowledge and meaningful line size.


Honorable approach to claims settlement is part of our culture where clients come first.

Develop ingenuity

Open and transparent in sharing innovative business insights and evaluations.

Financial strength

The history, diverse capabilities and financial strength of Markel Group.

  • Casualty treaty

    Covering professional liability, transaction liability, general liability, environmental liability, healthcare liability and automobile liability.

  • Specialty treaty

    Covering workers compensation, accident and health, mortgage, marine and energy, trade credit, political risk, surety, agriculture, aviation, terrorism and whole account.

  • Public entity pool

    Offering creative risk transfer solutions to meet the unique coverage requirements of the government sector.

  • Casualty facultative

    Focusing on general liability, products liability, excess/umbrella liability, automobile liability and certain classes of miscellaneous professional liability.

Property reinsurance with Nephila

Nephila, the first dedicated investment manager specializing in reinsurance and weather-related risk, offers a broad range of investment products and insurance-linked securities (ILS), including private transactions, industry loss warranties, collateralized reinsurance and catastrophe bonds.

Our locations

Our offices in Virginia, Bermuda, London, New Jersey and Dublin are ready to help.