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Believe in forever.

Whether insuring complex risks, managing diverse investments, or providing a home for great businesses, Markel is committed to doing what’s right to win over the long term.

We protect you against the world’s most complex risks.

As a diversified financial holding company, we're committed to your success.

What we do

Our three engines of Insurance, Investments, and Markel Ventures power us forward.


From insurance to reinsurance to fronting, we help you manage and leverage life's most complex risks.


By consistently generating good long-term returns on capital, we accelerate the growth of Markel.

Markel Ventures

Our family of businesses is bound by shared values and a commitment to long-term success.
Graphic of Markel's three engines: Insurance, Investments, and Markel Ventures

who we are

214 words define who we are.

We call it the Markel Style, and it captures our founder’s principles and values. This creed not only unites generations of people who are part of Markel, but consistently reinforces our extraordinary culture.