February 11, 2013 at 10:53 AM EST
The Law Firm of Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Notifies Investors of Claims of Breaches of Fiduciary Duty by the Board of Alterra Capital Holdings Limited in Connection With the Sale of the Company to Markel Corp. -- ALTE

NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Levi & Korsinsky notifies investors of Alterra Capital Holdings Limited ("Alterra" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:ALTE) of claims of breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law against the board of directors of the Company in connection with the sale of the Company to Markel Corp. ("Markel"). A complaint was filed in New York Federal court.

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Under the terms of the transaction, Alterra shareholders will receive 0.043 Markel share and $10.00 for each share of Alterra stock they own. The transaction has a total approximate value of $3.13 billion. The claims concern whether the Alterra Board of Directors breached their fiduciary duties to stockholders by failing to adequately shop the Company before entering into this transaction and whether Markel is underpaying for Alterra shares, thus unlawfully harming Alterra stockholders.

If you own common stock in Alterra and wish to obtain additional information, please contact Joseph E. Levi, Esq. either via email at jlevi@zlk.com or by telephone at (212) 363-7500, toll-free: (877) 363-5972, or http://zlk.9nl.com/alterra-capital-holdings-limited-alte/.

Levi & Korsinsky is a national firm with offices in New York, New Jersey, and Washington D.C. The firm has extensive expertise in prosecuting securities litigation involving financial fraud, representing investors throughout the nation in securities and shareholder lawsuits. The attorneys at Levi & Korsinsky have been appointed by numerous courts throughout the country to serve as lead counsel on behalf of shareholders in major securities lawsuits and have successfully recovered multimillion-dollar damages awards on behalf of investors. For more information, please feel free to contact any of the attorneys listed below. Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee similar outcomes.

CONTACT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP
         Joseph Levi, Esq.
         Eduard Korsinsky, Esq.
         30 Broad Street - 24th Floor
         New York, NY 10004
         Tel: (212) 363-7500
         Toll Free: (877) 363-5972
         Fax: (866) 367-6510
         www.zlk.com
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