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Markel broker platform benefits

  • Specialist products at your fingertips

    Offering niche market expertise and exceptional service to the Canadian broker community since 1966.

  • Quote and bind online in just minutes

    Comprehensive online broker service, designed to help you secure new business easier and faster.

  • Better rates and higher commission

    Access to exclusive rates and a higher, 25% commission when you bind online.

Markel insurance products

Professional liability

We cover professionals for claims arising as a result of their errors, omissions and negligent acts.

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Management liability

We cover a wide range of industries, protecting directors and officers of private companies and non-profits, charities and unions.

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Commercial office

We cover offices for Commercial General Liability, Office Contents and Business Interruption.

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More Markel broker platform benefits

  • Secure cover in minutes

    You can arrange cover quickly and efficiently and your client is covered as soon as the policy is bound online.

  • Specifically designed cover

    Policies designed and rated around the specific needs of your clients and the sectors in which they operate.

  • Instant policy documents

    Documents are issued immediately for your clients' peace of mind.

  • Work where you like

    Our service is available 24/7 and works just as well on your mobile or tablet as it does on a desktop.

  • Dedicated claims service

    Claims are managed in-house by our dedicated team of experienced claims managers, loss adjusters and technical staff.

  • Building a better service

    As we continue to evolve our online service we look to you for your feedback and suggestions.

Need more details? Check our frequently asked questions or call us on +1 416 601 3138.

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About Markel

We are an international insurance group which looks after the commercial insurance needs of major businesses, SMEs, professionals and sole traders. Previously known as Elliot Special Risks, our Canadian operation has been in existence since 1966 and is highly respected for exceptional expertise and service.

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Markel International Insurance Co. Ltd.

  • A.M. Best A (Excellent)
  • Fitch A+ (High)
  • S&P A (Strong)
  • Moody's -

Markel Syndicate 3000*

  • A.M. Best A s (Excellent)
  • Fitch -
  • S&P -
  • Moody's A- (Good)

* Also benefits from ratings from Lloyd's