SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 4, 2013
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
4521 Highwoods Parkway
Glen Allen, Virginia
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (804) 747-0136
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On February 4, 2013, Markel Corporation issued a press release announcing 2012 annual financial results. A copy of this press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Press release issued February 4, 2013.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
February 4, 2013
/s/ Anne G. Waleski
Anne G. Waleski
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Press release issued February 4, 2013