Markel targets fine art market with MGA acquisition


The Dorset-based managing agent provides cover for fine art and collectables, as well as bespoke products for niche business and unusual risks.

QU employs three people in Bridport and Markel has underwritten its entire book since the company was formed in 2009.

Steve Carroll, head of Markel’s worldwide retail operations, said: “We have a detailed understanding of QU’s products and have built a good rapport with the Bridport team over the last three years.

“Our aim is to launch fine art and

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