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Insurers jumping out of the trampoline business

July 8, 2018 by Jason Contant

Canadian insurers are jumping out of the trampoline business. Gina Bennett, vice president of Markel Canada’s western region, told Canadian Underwriter Thursday that there are few markets to approach for trampoline risks, as most sports insurance carriers have exited writing

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Markel taps David Crozier to succeed Barkley as president

March 27, 2018 Canadian Underwriter

David A. Crozier will become the president of specialist insurer Markel Canada in early 2019, succeeding current president Karen Barkley, who will retire at the end of this year. Completing a 40-year career in the insurance industry, Barkley has held

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Combined ratio 100% in Q1 for Markel

May 2, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Commercial insurance writer Markel Corp. reported a combined ratio of 100% in the three months ending March 31, a 12-point deterioration from its combined ratio of 88% during the first quarter of last year. Glen Allen, Virginia-based Markel released April

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Markel looking to develop trade credit and political risk business in Canada

March 29, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Specialist insurer Markel International announced on Wednesday that it is seeking to develop its trade credit and political risk business in Canada. Business will be underwritten by Markel Canada on Lloyd’s syndicate 3000 paper, Markel International said in a statement.