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Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (T:FFH)

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Aug 08, 2019 07:57 am ET
Fairfax Financial Holdings Corporation: Executive Announcement
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) (TSX: FFH and FFH.U) is pleased to announce that Jennifer Allen has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of Fairfax.  John Varnell, who was previously serving as interim Chief Financial Officer of...
Aug 07, 2019 05:02 pm ET
Fairfax Sells Its Position in Reitmans
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) (TSX: FFH and FFH.U) announces that, as a result of the substantial issuer bid (the “Issuer Bid”) by Reitmans (Canada) Limited (“Reitmans”), 7,392,900 Class A non-voting shares (the “Class A Shares”)...
Aug 01, 2019 05:02 pm ET
Fairfax Financial Holdings: Second Quarter Financial Results
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX: FFH and FFH.U) announces net earnings of $494.3 million ($17.18 net earnings per diluted share after payment of preferred share dividends) in the second quarter of 2019 compared to net earnings of $63.1...
Aug 01, 2019 08:29 am ET
Fairfax Announces Acquisition of Shares of Quess
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) (TSX: FFH and FFH.U) announces that it has acquired an additional 256,200 equity shares of Quess Corp Limited (“Quess”). Upon completion of the acquisition of these additional Quess shares and the...
Jul 19, 2019 05:02 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Conference Call
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX: FFH and FFH.U) will hold a conference call at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, August 2, 2019 to discuss its 2019 second quarter results, which will be announced after the close of markets on Thursday,...
Jul 17, 2019 07:59 am ET
Personnel Announcements
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX:FFH and FFH.U) is pleased to announce that Scott Carmilani has joined Fairfax Insurance Group, in a new role established to promote organic growth and collaboration initiatives across Fairfax’s insurance and...
Jun 14, 2019 08:49 am ET
Fairfax Completes C$500 Million Senior Notes Offering and Announces Early Redemption of Notes Due May 25, 2021
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) (TSX: FFH and FFH.U) has completed its previously announced offering of C$500 million in aggregate principal amount of 4.23% Senior Notes due 2029 (the “Offering”). The Senior Notes were offered...
Jun 11, 2019 04:01 pm ET
Fairfax Launches C$500 Million Senior Notes Offering
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) (TSX: FFH and FFH.U) announces that it intends to offer C$500 million in aggregate principal amount of Senior Notes due 2029 (the “Offering”) to be priced at C$99.952 per C$100 principal amount. The...
May 31, 2019 05:02 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Quarterly Dividend on Series C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K and M Preferred Shares and Quarterly Dividend Rate for Series D, F, H and J Shares
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) (TSX: FFH and FFH.U) announces that it has declared the following quarterly dividends per share on its preferred shares: Series of Preferred SharesDividend (C$)Payment DateRecord DateSeries...
May 21, 2019 09:33 am ET
Executive Announcements
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) (TSX: FFH and FFH.U) is greatly saddened to announce that, David Bonham, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Fairfax, died suddenly this past weekend. “The entire Fairfax family mourns the...
May 02, 2019 05:02 pm ET
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited: First Quarter Financial Results
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX: FFH and FFH.U) announces net earnings of $769.2 million ($26.98 net earnings per diluted share after payment of preferred share dividends) in the first quarter of 2019 compared to net earnings of $684.3...
Apr 18, 2019 05:02 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Conference Call
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX:FFH and FFH.U) will hold a conference call at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, May 3, 2019 to discuss its 2019 first quarter results which will be announced after the close of markets on Thursday, May 2 and...
Apr 12, 2019 05:20 pm ET
Result of Voting For Directors at Annual Shareholders’ Meeting
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) (TSX: FFH and FFH.U) is pleased to announce the results of the vote on Directors at its April 11, 2019 Annual Shareholders’ Meeting. Each of the nominee directors listed in Fairfax’s management proxy...
Mar 01, 2019 05:02 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Quarterly Dividend on Series C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K and M Preferred Shares and Quarterly Dividend Rate for Series D, F, H and J Shares
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) (TSX: FFH and FFH.U) announces that it has declared the following quarterly dividends per share on its preferred shares: Series of Preferred SharesDividend (C$)Payment DateRecord DateSeries...
Feb 14, 2019 05:06 pm ET
Financial Results for the Year Ended December 31, 2018
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX: FFH and FFH.U) announces fiscal year 2018 net earnings of $376.0 million ($11.65 net earnings per diluted share after payment of preferred share dividends) compared to fiscal year 2017 net earnings of...
Feb 08, 2019 07:30 am ET
Executive Announcement
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX: FFH and FFH.U) is pleased to announce that Peter Clarke has been appointed Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Fairfax. Peter has been with Fairfax for over 20 years, most recently as Vice...
Feb 07, 2019 05:02 pm ET
Fairfax Completes US$85 Million Senior Notes Offering
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) (TSX: FFH and FFH.U) has completed its previously announced offering of US$85 million in aggregate principal amount of 4.142% Senior Notes due 2024 (the “Offering”). The Senior Notes were offered...
Feb 01, 2019 06:52 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Conference Call
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) (TSX:FFH and FFH.U) will hold a conference call at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, February 15, 2019 to discuss its 2018 year-end results which will be announced after the close of markets on...
Jan 31, 2019 02:15 pm ET
Fairfax Launches US$85 Million Senior Notes Offering
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) (TSX: FFH and FFH.U) announces that it intends to offer US$85 million in aggregate principal amount of Senior Notes due 2024 (the “Offering”) to be priced at $100 per $100 principal amount. The Senior...
Jan 14, 2019 07:59 am ET
Fairfax Announces Extension of Exchange Offer for Its 4.850% Senior Notes Due 2028
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) (TSX: FFH and FFH.U) announces that it has extended its offer (the “Exchange Offer”) to exchange up to US$600,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of its 4.850% Senior Notes due 2028 (the “Old Notes”)...
Jan 03, 2019 05:10 pm ET
Fairfax Revises Record Date of Annual Dividend
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX: FFH and FFH.U) has revised the record date for its annual dividend announced earlier today to January 18, 2019 (the originally announced record date of January 21, 2019 is a holiday in the United States)....
Jan 03, 2019 07:30 am ET
Fairfax Declares Annual Dividend
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX: FFH and FFH.U) announces that it has declared a dividend of US$10.00 per share on its outstanding multiple voting and subordinate voting shares, payable on January 28, 2019 to shareholders of record on...
Dec 05, 2018 05:40 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Conclusion of AMF Investigation
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) (TSX: FFH and FFH.U) announces that the investigation by the Autorité des marchés financiers, the securities regulatory authority in the Province of Quebec, of Fairfax, its Chairman and CEO, Prem...
Dec 04, 2018 03:40 pm ET
A.M. Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Colonnade Insurance S.A.
A.M. Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent) and a Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “a-” of Colonnade Insurance S.A. (Colonnade) (Luxembourg), a member of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (Fairfax) (Toronto, Canada) [TSX: FFH] group of companies. The outlook of these Credit Ratings (ratings) is stable. The existing ratings of Fairfax and its other subsidiaries are unchanged.
Dec 03, 2018 05:02 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Quarterly Dividend on Series C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K and M Preferred Shares and Quarterly Dividend Rate for Series D, F, H and J Shares
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) (TSX: FFH and FFH.U) announces that it has declared the following quarterly dividends per share on its preferred shares: Series of Preferred SharesDividend (C$)Payment DateRecord DateSeries...
Nov 19, 2018 07:30 am ET
Fairfax Announces Acquisition of Shares of Stelco
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) (TSX: FFH and FFH.U) announces that it has acquired, through its subsidiaries and by way of a private share purchase agreement, a total of 12,200,000 common shares (“Common Shares”) of Stelco Holdings...
Nov 01, 2018 05:02 pm ET
Third Quarter Financial Results
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX: FFH and FFH.U) announces net earnings of $106.2 million ($3.34 net earnings per diluted share after payment of preferred share dividends) in the third quarter of 2018 compared to net earnings of $476.9...
Oct 24, 2018 07:30 am ET
Sporting Life and Golf Town Merge and Become Sporting Life Group
Sporting Life Inc. (“Sporting Life”) and Golf Town Limited (“Golf Town”) announce today their merger to become Sporting Life Group Limited (“SLG”). Sporting Life is a premium sports and lifestyle retailer that provides a unique shopping...
Oct 18, 2018 03:00 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Conference Call
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) (TSX:FFH and FFH.U) will hold a conference call at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, November 2, 2018 to discuss its 2018 third quarter results which will be announced after the close of markets on...
Oct 16, 2018 07:30 am ET
Damages Awarded in Lawsuit Against Exis, Adam Sender and Andrew Heller
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) (TSX:FFH and FFH.U) announces that a jury verdict in its lawsuit filed in 2006 seeking damages for alleged stock market manipulation involving Fairfax shares has awarded Fairfax and its Crum Forster...
Sep 25, 2018 07:30 am ET
Intention to Make a Normal Course Issuer Bid for Subordinate Voting Shares and Preferred Shares
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) (TSX: FFH)(TSX: FFH.U) announces that the Toronto Stock Exchange (the “TSX”) has accepted a notice filed by Fairfax of its intention to commence a Normal Course Issuer Bid (“NCIB”) through the...
Sep 04, 2018 12:39 pm ET
Fairfax Settles Lawsuit With Morgan Keegan
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) (TSX:FFH and FFH.U) announces that it has agreed, in exchange for the receipt of a payment of US$20 million, to resolve its claims against Morgan Keegan Company, Incorporated made in its lawsuit...
Aug 31, 2018 05:02 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Quarterly Dividend on Series C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K and M Preferred Shares and Quarterly Dividend Rate for Series D, F, H and J Shares
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) (TSX: FFH and FFH.U) announces that it has declared the following quarterly dividends per share on its preferred shares: Series of Preferred SharesDividend (C$)Payment DateRecord DateSeries...
Aug 28, 2018 12:07 pm ET
Fairfax Donating US$1 Million for Kerala Flood Relief
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) (TSX:FFH and FFH.U), recognizing the shattering scope of the recent floods in Kerala, India, is donating US$1 million towards relief and recovery from those floods, working primarily through the Red...
Aug 02, 2018 05:01 pm ET
Second Quarter Financial Results
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX: FFH and FFH.U) announces net earnings of $63.1 million ($1.82 net earnings per diluted share after payment of preferred share dividends) in the second quarter of 2018 compared to net earnings of $311.6...
Jul 19, 2018 03:11 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Conference Call
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX:FFH) (TSX:FFH.U) will hold a conference call at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, August 3, 2018 to discuss its 2018 second quarter results which will be announced after the close of markets on Thursday,...
Jun 19, 2018 07:59 am ET
Fairfax Announces Acquisition of Subordinate Voting Shares of Fairfax Africa Holdings Corporation
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) (TSX:FFH) (TSX:FFH.U) has acquired, through certain of its subsidiaries, 4,100,000 subordinate voting shares (“Subordinate Voting Shares”) of Fairfax Africa Holdings Corporation (“Fairfax Africa”)...
Jun 01, 2018 05:02 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Quarterly Dividend on Series C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K and M Preferred Shares and Quarterly Dividend Rate for Series D, F, H and J Shares
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) (TSX:FFH) (TSX:FFH.U) announces that it has declared the following quarterly dividends per share on its preferred shares: Series of Preferred SharesDividend (C$)Payment DateRecord DateSeries...
May 18, 2018 05:02 pm ET
Fairfax Completes €150 Million Re-opening of 2.75% Senior Notes Due 2028
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) (TSX:FFH) (TSX:FFH.U) has completed its previously announced offering of an additional €150 million of its 2.75% Senior Notes due 2028 (the “Notes”). Together with the previously issued €600 million...
May 14, 2018 05:02 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Pricing of Re-Opening of 2.75% Senior Notes Due 2028
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) (TSX:FFH (TSX:FFH.U) announces that it has priced a private offering of an additional €150 million of its 2.75% Senior Notes due March 29, 2028 (the “Notes”) at an issue price of 98.893%, plus accrued...
May 11, 2018 07:59 am ET
Fairfax Announces Early Redemption of Notes Due May 15, 2021
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) (TSX:FFH) (TSX:FFH.U) announces that, on June 15, 2018, it is redeeming all of its outstanding 5.80% Senior Notes due May 15, 2021 (the “Notes”) at a redemption price to be calculated on June 12, 2018...
May 03, 2018 05:00 pm ET
First Quarter Financial Results
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX:FFH) (TSX:FFH.U) announces net earnings of $684.3 million ($23.60 net earnings per diluted share after payment of preferred share dividends) in the first quarter of 2018 compared to net earnings of $82.6...
Apr 27, 2018 05:55 pm ET
Result of Voting for Directors at Annual and Special Shareholders’ Meeting
TORONTO, April 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) (TSX:FFH) (TSX:FFH.U) is pleased to announce the results of the vote on Directors at its April 26, 2018 Annual and Special Shareholders’ Meeting.
Apr 24, 2018 05:05 pm ET
First Quarter Accounting Gain
TORONTO, April 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) (TSX:FFH) (TSX:FFH.U) announces that its 67.6% - owned subsidiary, Thomas Cook (India) Limited (“TCIL”), has changed the accounting for its ownership interest in Quess Corp. Limited...
Apr 19, 2018 03:00 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Conference Call
TORONTO, April 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX:FFH) (TSX:FFH.U) will hold a conference call at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, May 4, 2018 to discuss its 2018 first quarter results which will be...
Apr 17, 2018 05:45 pm ET
Fairfax Completes US$600 Million Senior Notes Offering
TORONTO, April 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) (TSX:FFH) (TSX:FFH.U) has completed its previously announced offering of US$600 million in aggregate principal amount of 4.850% Senior Notes due 2028 (the “Notes”).  In anticipation of...
Apr 12, 2018 08:13 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Pricing of Senior Notes Offering
TORONTO, April 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) (TSX:FFH) (TSX:FFH.U) announces that it has priced its previously announced private offering of US$600,000,000 of Fairfax’s Senior Notes due 2028 (the “Notes”) at an issue price of 99.765%....
Apr 12, 2018 07:57 am ET
Fairfax Announces Offering of Senior Notes
TORONTO, April 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) (TSX:FFH) and (TSX:FFH.U) announces that it intends to offer, subject to market and other customary conditions, senior notes (the “Notes”) pursuant to exemptions from registration in...
Apr 05, 2018 04:23 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Early Redemption of Allied World Notes Due November 15, 2020
(All dollar amounts in this announcement are expressed in U.S. dollars)
Mar 29, 2018 05:02 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Early Redemption of Notes due June 22, 2020
TORONTO, March 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) (TSX:FFH) (TSX:FFH.U) announces that, on April 30, 2018, it is redeeming all of its outstanding 7.25% Senior Notes due June 22, 2020 (the “Notes”) at a...
Mar 29, 2018 07:59 am ET
Fairfax Completes €600 Million Senior Notes Offering
TORONTO, March 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) (TSX:FFH) and (TSX:FFH.U) has completed its previously announced offering of €600 million in aggregate principal amount of 2.750% Senior Notes due 2028 (the “Notes”).
Mar 22, 2018 04:08 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Pricing of Offering of Senior Notes
TORONTO, March 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) (TSX:FFH) (TSX:FFH.U) announces that it has priced a private offering of €600 million of Fairfax’s Senior Notes due 2028 (the “Notes”) at an issue price of 98.791%....
Mar 12, 2018 07:30 am ET
Fairfax Receives Subordinate Voting Shares of Fairfax India Holdings Corporation as Payment of Performance Fee
TORONTO, March 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) (TSX:FFH) and (TSX:FFH.U) announces that it has received from Fairfax India Holdings Corporation (“Fairfax India”) the previously-announced US$114.4 million (approximately C$146.9 million) performance fee payable to...
Mar 01, 2018 05:02 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Quarterly Dividend on Series C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K and M Preferred Shares and Quarterly Dividend Rate for Series D, F, H and J Shares
TORONTO, March 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) (TSX:FFH) and (TSX:FFH.U) announces that it has declared the following quarterly dividends per share on its preferred shares:
Feb 28, 2018 04:30 pm ET
A.M. Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited and Majority of Its Subsidiaries
A.M. Best has affirmed the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating (Long-Term ICR) of “bbb” and the Long-Term Issue Credit Rating (Long-Term IR) on the unsecured debt and preferred equity of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (Fairfax) [TSX: FFH and FFH.U] (Toronto, Canada). A.M. Best also has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of A (Excellent) and the Long-Term ICRs of “a+” of the subsidiaries of Odyssey Re Holdings Corp. (Odyssey Re). Concurrently, A.M. Best has affirmed the FSR of A (Excellent) and the Long-Term ICRs of
Feb 15, 2018 05:24 pm ET
Financial Results for the Year Ended December 31, 2017
(Note: All dollar amounts in this news release are expressed in U.S. dollars except as otherwise noted. The financial results are prepared using the recognition and measurement requirements of International Financial Reporting Standards except as otherwise noted, and are unaudited.)
Feb 05, 2018 07:00 am ET
Fairfax to Acquire Certain Canadian Assets of Carillion
TORONTO, Feb. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) (TSX:FFH) (TSX:FFH.U) and Carillion Canada Holdings Incorporated (“Carillion”) announce that they have entered into an agreement pursuant to which Fairfax will acquire certain assets and assume certain...
Feb 01, 2018 04:30 pm ET
CORRECTING and REPLACING -- Fairfax Announces Conference Call
TORONTO, Feb. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In a release issued under the same headline earlier today by Fairfax Financial Holdings (TSX:FFH) (TSX:FFH.U), please note that in the first paragraph of the release, the reference to Thursday, February 16 has now...
Jan 03, 2018 07:45 am ET
Fairfax Declares Annual Dividend
TORONTO, Jan. 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited  (TSX:FFH) (TSX:FFH.U) announces that it has declared a dividend of US$10.00 per share on its outstanding multiple voting and subordinate voting shares, payable on January 25,...
Dec 28, 2017 02:44 am ET
Fairfax Announces Successful Completion of Sale of First Capital
TORONTO, Dec. 28, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX:FFH) (TSX:FFH.U) announces the successful completion of the previously announced sale of its 97.7% interest in First Capital Insurance Limited to Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Company, Limited for...
Dec 13, 2017 11:18 am ET
Fairfax and Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Receive All Regulatory Approvals to Complete Sale of First Capital
TORONTO, Dec. 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) (TSX:FFH) (TSX:FFH.U) announces that all regulatory approvals that are required under the purchase agreement to complete the previously announced transaction in which Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Company,...
Dec 04, 2017 07:45 am ET
Fairfax Completes C$650 Million Senior Notes Offering
Not for distribution to U.S. news wire services or dissemination in the United States.
Dec 01, 2017 05:02 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Quarterly Dividend on Series C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K and M Preferred Shares and Quarterly Dividend Rate for Series D, F, H and J Shares
TORONTO, Dec. 01, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) (TSX:FFH) (TSX:FFH.U) announces that it has declared the following quarterly dividends per share on its preferred shares:
Dec 01, 2017 03:41 pm ET
A.M. Best Assigns Issue Credit Rating to Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited
A.M. Best has assigned a Long-Term Issue Credit Rating (Long-Term IR) of “bbb” to Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited’s (Fairfax) (Toronto, Canada) [TSX: FFH and FFH.U] recently announced CAD 650 million 4.25% aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes due 2027. The outlook assigned to the Credit Rating (rating) is stable.
Nov 29, 2017 05:02 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Early Redemption of Notes Due August 19, 2019
TORONTO, Nov. 29, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) (TSX:FFH) (TSX:FFH.U) announces that, on December 29, 2017, it is redeeming all of its outstanding 7.5% Senior Notes due August 19, 2019 (the “Notes”) at a...
Nov 28, 2017 06:29 pm ET
Fairfax Launches C$650 Million Senior Notes Offering
Not for distribution to U.S. news wire services or dissemination in the United States.
Nov 14, 2017 01:55 pm ET
A.M. Best Assigns Credit Ratings to Colonnade Insurance S.A.; Assigns Indicative Issue Credit Ratings to Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited
A.M. Best has assigned a Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of A- (Excellent) and a Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating (Long-Term ICR) of “a-” to Colonnade Insurance S.A. (Colonnade) (Luxembourg), a member of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (Fairfax) (Toronto, Canada) [TSX: FFH] group of companies. Additionally, A.M. Best has assigned indicative Long-Term Issue Credit Ratings (Long-Term IR) of “bbb” to senior unsecured debt, “bbb-” to subordinated debt and “bb+” to preferred stock of the recently filed short-form base shelf pros
Nov 09, 2017 09:00 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Acquisition of Shares of Torstar
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX: FFH) (TSX: FFH.U) announces that it has acquired a total of 9,437,287 Class B non-voting shares ("Class B Shares") of Torstar Corporation ("Torstar"), representing approximately 13.3% of the issued and outstanding Class B Shares, at a price of $1.25 per Class B Share. Today's purchase brings Fairfax's total holdings in Torstar to 28,876,337 Class B Shares or approximately 40.6% of the total Class B Shares outstanding.
Nov 09, 2017 08:58 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Acquisition of Shares of Torstar
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX:FFH) (TSX:FFH.U) announces that it has acquired a total of 9,437,287 Class B non-voting shares ("Class B Shares") of Torstar Corporation ("Torstar"), representing approximately 13.3% of the...
Nov 02, 2017 05:02 pm ET
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited: Third Quarter Financial Results
(Note: All dollar amounts in this news release are expressed in U.S. dollars except as otherwise noted. The financial results are prepared using the recognition and measurement requirements of International Financial Reporting Standards except as otherwise noted, and are unaudited.)
Nov 02, 2017 05:00 pm ET
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited: Third Quarter Financial Results
(Note: All dollar amounts in this news release are expressed in U.S. dollars except as otherwise noted. The financial results are prepared using the recognition and measurement requirements of International Financial Reporting Standards except as...
Oct 20, 2017 05:00 pm ET
Fairfax Files Final Universal Shelf Prospectus
NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWS WIRE SERVICES OR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES. Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) has filed a final short form base shelf prospectus with the Canadian securities...
Oct 19, 2017 03:00 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Conference Call
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX: FFH)(TSX: FFH.U) will hold a conference call at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, November 3, 2017 to discuss its 2017 third quarter results which will be announced after the close of markets on Thursday, November 2 and will be available at that time on its website www.fairfax.ca. The call, consisting of a presentation by the company followed by a question period, may be accessed at (800) 857-9641 (Canada and U.S.) or 1 (517) 308-9408 (International) with the passcode "Fairfax".
Oct 19, 2017 02:58 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Conference Call
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) will hold a conference call at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, November 3, 2017 to discuss its 2017 third quarter results which will be announced after the close of markets on Thursday,...
Oct 17, 2017 07:00 am ET
Fairfax Announces the Hiring of David Johnston as Global Advisor
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX: FFH)(TSX: FFH.U) announces the hiring of David Johnston as a global advisor. Mr. Johnston recently concluded his position as Governor General of Canada where he was the most traveled and third-longest servicing Governor in the history of the country. Mr. Johnston previously served on Fairfax's Board of Directors before resigning in July 2010 in order to begin his duties as Governor General.
Oct 17, 2017 06:58 am ET
Fairfax Announces the Hiring of David Johnston as Global Advisor
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) announces the hiring of David Johnston as a global advisor. Mr. Johnston recently concluded his position as Governor General of Canada where he was the most traveled and...
Sep 27, 2017 07:43 am ET
Fairfax Sells Shares of ICICI Lombard
NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWS WIRE SERVICES OR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES. Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) announces that its wholly owned subsidiary, FAL Corporation, has sold 12.0% of the...
Sep 25, 2017 05:02 pm ET
Intention to Make a Normal Course Issuer Bid for Subordinate Voting Shares and Preferred Shares
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX: FFH)(TSX: FFH.U) announces that the Toronto Stock Exchange (the "TSX") has accepted a notice filed by Fairfax of its intention to commence a Normal Course Issuer Bid through the facilities of the TSX (or other alternative Canadian trading systems) for its Subordinate Voting Shares and the following series of its Preferred Shares: Cumulative 5-Year Rate Reset Preferred Shares, Series C ("Series C Shares"), Cumulative Floating Rate Preferred Shares, Series D ("Series D Shares"), Cumulative 5-Year Rate
Sep 25, 2017 05:00 pm ET
Intention to Make a Normal Course Issuer Bid for Subordinate Voting Shares and Preferred Shares
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) announces that the Toronto Stock Exchange (the "TSX") has accepted a notice filed by Fairfax of its intention to commence a Normal Course Issuer Bid through the facilities of the...
Sep 07, 2017 11:24 am ET
Fairfax Donates US$1 Million for Texas Flood Relief
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX: FFH)(TSX: FFH.U), recognizing that the severity of the storm which resulted in flooding in Houston and elsewhere in Texas was unprecedented, is donating US$1 million to organizations, primarily the American Red Cross, providing relief from Hurricane Harvey.
Sep 07, 2017 11:24 am ET
Fairfax Donates US$1 Million for Texas Flood Relief
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U), recognizing that the severity of the storm which resulted in flooding in Houston and elsewhere in Texas was unprecedented, is donating US$1 million to organizations, primarily the American Red...
Sep 01, 2017 05:02 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Quarterly Dividend on Series C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K and M Preferred Shares and Quarterly Dividend Rate for Series D, F, H and J Shares
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX: FFH)(FFH.U) announces that it has declared the following quarterly dividends per share on its preferred shares:
Sep 01, 2017 05:00 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Quarterly Dividend on Series C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K and M Preferred Shares and Quarterly Dividend Rate for Series D, F, H and J Shares
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX:FFH)(FFH.U) announces that it has declared the following quarterly dividends per share on its preferred shares:  ...
Aug 23, 2017 06:59 pm ET
Fairfax and Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Enter into Strategic Alliance and Sale of First Capital
Highlights: Strategic Alliance of Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance and Fairfax (more details on Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance can be found at http://www.ms-ins.com/english/company/). Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance...
Aug 03, 2017 05:02 pm ET
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited: Second Quarter Financial Results
(Note: All dollar amounts in this news release are expressed in U.S. dollars except as otherwise noted. The financial results are prepared using the recognition and measurement requirements of International Financial Reporting Standards except as otherwise noted, and are unaudited.)
Aug 03, 2017 05:00 pm ET
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited: Second Quarter Financial Results
(Note: All dollar amounts in this news release are expressed in U.S. dollars except as otherwise noted. The financial results are prepared using the recognition and measurement requirements of International Financial Reporting Standards except as...
Jul 20, 2017 03:00 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Conference Call
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX: FFH)(TSX: FFH.U) will hold a conference call at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, August 4, 2017 to discuss its 2017 second quarter results which will be announced after the close of markets on Thursday, August 3 and will be available at that time on its website www.fairfax.ca. The call, consisting of a presentation by the company followed by a question period, may be accessed at (800) 857-9641 (Canada and U.S.) or 1 (517) 308-9408 (International) with the passcode "Fairfax".
Jul 20, 2017 02:58 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Conference Call
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) will hold a conference call at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, August 4, 2017 to discuss its 2017 second quarter results which will be announced after the close of markets on Thursday,...
Jul 06, 2017 07:55 am ET
Fairfax Financial Successfully Completes Acquisition of Allied World and Closes Exchange Offer
(Unless otherwise provided herein, all dollar amounts in this announcement are expressed in U.S. dollars)
Jul 06, 2017 07:53 am ET
Fairfax Financial Successfully Completes Acquisition of Allied World and Closes Exchange Offer
(Unless otherwise provided herein, all dollar amounts in this announcement are expressed in U.S. dollars) Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) and Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG ("Allied World")...
Jul 05, 2017 07:53 am ET
Fairfax Offer for Allied World Shares to Expire at 5:00 P.M. Today
(Unless otherwise provided herein, all dollar amounts in this announcement are expressed in U.S. dollars) Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) and Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG ("Allied World")...
Jun 30, 2017 06:15 pm ET
Jun 29, 2017 04:45 pm ET
Fairfax and Allied World Announce Final Exchange Ratio for Exchange Offer
(Unless otherwise provided herein, all dollar amounts in this announcement are expressed in U.S. dollars) Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) and Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG ("Allied World")...
Jun 29, 2017 04:45 pm ET
Fairfax and Allied World Announce Final Exchange Ratio for Exchange Offer
(Unless otherwise provided herein, all dollar amounts in this announcement are expressed in U.S. dollars)
Jun 29, 2017 12:15 pm ET
Fairfax Financial and Allied World Receive All Regulatory Approvals to Complete Exchange Offer
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX: FFH)(TSX: FFH.U) and Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG ("Allied World") (NYSE: AWH) announce that they have received all regulatory approvals that are necessary to complete Fairfax's previously announced offer for all of the outstanding registered ordinary shares of Allied World. All conditions to completion of the offer, other than the 90% minimum tender condition, have therefore been satisfied. You are urged to tender your shares as soon as possible.
Jun 29, 2017 12:14 pm ET
Fairfax Financial and Allied World Receive All Regulatory Approvals to Complete Exchange Offer
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) and Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG ("Allied World") (NYSE:AWH) announce that they have received all regulatory approvals that are necessary to complete Fairfax's...
Jun 26, 2017 07:30 am ET
Fairfax Financial's Exchange Offer for Allied World Shares to Expire on June 30, 2017
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX: FFH)(TSX: FFH.U) and Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG ("Allied World") (NYSE: AWH) would like to remind Allied World shareholders that Fairfax's offer to acquire all of the outstanding registered ordinary shares of Allied World is set to expire at 11:59 p.m., New York City time, on June 30, 2017, unless the offer is extended.
Jun 26, 2017 07:28 am ET
Fairfax Financial's Exchange Offer for Allied World Shares to Expire on June 30, 2017
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) and Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG ("Allied World") (NYSE:AWH) would like to remind Allied World shareholders that Fairfax's offer to acquire all of the outstanding...
Jun 19, 2017 09:03 pm ET
Fairfax Sells Its Remaining Position in Tembec
NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWS WIRE SERVICES OR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES.  (Note: All dollar amounts in this press release are expressed in Canadian dollars) Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax")...
Jun 15, 2017 05:42 pm ET
Fairfax to Sell a Portion of Tembec
Not for distribution to U.S. news wire services or dissemination in the United States. (Note: All dollar amounts in this press release are expressed in Canadian dollars) Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax")...
Jun 09, 2017 05:42 pm ET
Fairfax to Sell a Portion of Tembec
NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWS WIRE SERVICES OR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES. (Note: All dollar amounts in this press release are expressed in Canadian dollars) Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax")...
Jun 02, 2017 05:08 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Quarterly Dividend on Series C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K and M Preferred Shares and Quarterly Dividend Rate for Series D, F, H and J Shares
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) announces that it has declared the following quarterly dividends per share on its preferred shares: Series of Preferred...
Jun 02, 2017 05:08 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Quarterly Dividend on Series C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K and M Preferred Shares and Quarterly Dividend Rate for Series D, F, H and J Shares
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX: FFH)(TSX: FFH.U) announces that it has declared the following quarterly dividends per share on its preferred shares:
May 27, 2017 08:33 pm ET
Fairfax to Sell Portion of ICICI Lombard
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, FAL Corporation, has agreed to sell 12.18% of the fully diluted shares of ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Limited ("ICICI...
May 27, 2017 08:33 pm ET
Fairfax to Sell Portion of ICICI Lombard
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX: FFH)(TSX: FFH.U) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, FAL Corporation, has agreed to sell 12.18% of the fully diluted shares of ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Limited ("ICICI Lombard") to Red Bloom Investment Ltd (9.00%), a company wholly owned by private equity funds managed by Warburg Pincus LLC, Tamarind Capital Pte. Ltd (1.59%), a company wholly owned by the Clermont Group, and IIFL ?Special Opportunities Fund (1.59%). The proposed transaction values ICICI Lombard at Rs. 20,300 crore
May 05, 2017 04:11 pm ET
Act Now - Shareholder Alert: Monteverde & Associates Pc Announces An Investigation Of Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG-AWH
NEW YORK, May 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Juan Monteverde, founder and managing partner at Monteverde & Associates PC, a boutique securities class action firm headquartered at the Empire State Building in New York City, is investigating  Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG ("Allied" or the "Company") (NYSE: AWH)  and its Board of Directors for potential securities laws violations and/or breaches of fiduciary duties in connection with the sale of the Company to Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX: FFH). The Company's stockholders will receive a combination of cash and ...
Apr 27, 2017 05:02 pm ET
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited: First Quarter Financial Results
(Note: All dollar amounts in this news release are expressed in U.S. dollars except as otherwise noted. The financial results are prepared using the recognition and measurement requirements of International Financial Reporting Standards except as otherwise noted, and are unaudited.)
Apr 27, 2017 05:00 pm ET
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited: First Quarter Financial Results
(Note: All dollar amounts in this news release are expressed in U.S. dollars except as otherwise noted. The financial results are prepared using the recognition and measurement requirements of International Financial Reporting Standards except as...
Apr 21, 2017 05:20 pm ET
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited: Result of Voting for Directors at Annual Shareholders' Meeting
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) is pleased to announce the results of the vote on Directors at its April 20, 2017 Annual Shareholders' Meeting. Each of the nominee directors listed in Fairfax's management...
Apr 21, 2017 05:20 pm ET
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited: Result of Voting for Directors at Annual Shareholders' Meeting
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX: FFH)(TSX: FFH.U) is pleased to announce the results of the vote on Directors at its April 20, 2017 Annual Shareholders' Meeting.
Apr 13, 2017 06:15 pm ET
S&P Dow Jones Indices Announces Changes to the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices
Results of the Quarterly Review of the S&P/TSX Composite Buyback and Shareholder Yield Indices
Apr 13, 2017 03:00 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Conference Call
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX: FFH)(TSX: FFH.U) will hold a conference call at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, April 28, 2017 to discuss its 2017 first quarter results which will be announced after the close of markets on Thursday, April 27 and will be available at that time on its website www.fairfax.ca. The call, consisting of a presentation by the company followed by a question period, may be accessed at (800) 857-9641 (Canada and U.S.) or 1 (517) 308-9408 (International) with the passcode "Fairfax".
Apr 13, 2017 02:58 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Conference Call
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) will hold a conference call at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, April 28, 2017 to discuss its 2017 first quarter results which will be announced after the close of markets on Thursday, April...
Mar 13, 2017 06:04 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Final Results and Pricing of Cash Tender Offer for Senior Notes
NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWS WIRE SERVICES OR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) announces today the final results and pricing of its cash tender offers to purchase a targeted...
Mar 13, 2017 07:53 am ET
Fairfax Announces Expiration of Cash Tender Offer for Senior Notes
NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWS WIRE SERVICES OR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES. Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) announces today the expiration and final results of the cash tender offers to purchase a targeted...
Mar 10, 2017 04:30 pm ET
Fairfax Financial to Increase Cash Consideration Component of Its $4.9 Billion Cash and Stock Offer
(Unless otherwise provided herein, all dollar amounts in this announcement are expressed in U.S. dollars)
Mar 10, 2017 04:28 pm ET
Fairfax Financial to Increase Cash Consideration Component of Its $4.9 Billion Cash and Stock Offer
(Unless otherwise provided herein, all dollar amounts in this announcement are expressed in U.S. dollars) Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) and Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG ("Allied...
Mar 03, 2017 05:10 pm ET
Fairfax Financial and Allied World Provide Update on Merger Transaction
(Unless otherwise provided herein, all dollar amounts in this announcement are expressed in U.S. dollars) Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) and Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG ("Allied World")...
Mar 03, 2017 05:10 pm ET
Fairfax Financial and Allied World Provide Update on Merger Transaction
(Unless otherwise provided herein, all dollar amounts in this announcement are expressed in U.S. dollars)
Mar 03, 2017 05:05 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Quarterly Dividend on Series C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K and M Preferred Shares and Quarterly Dividend Rate for Series D, F, H and J Shares
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX: FFH)(TSX: FFH.U) announces that it has declared the following quarterly dividends per share on its preferred shares:
Mar 03, 2017 05:03 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Quarterly Dividend on Series C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K and M Preferred Shares and Quarterly Dividend Rate for Series D, F, H and J Shares
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) announces that it has declared the following quarterly dividends per share on its preferred shares: Series of Preferred...
Mar 02, 2017 05:05 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Reset Dividend Rate on Its Series K Preferred Shares
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX: FFH)(TSX: FFH.U) announces that it has determined the fixed dividend rate on its Cumulative 5-Year Rate Reset Preferred Shares, Series K ("Series K Shares") (TSX: FFH.PR.K) for the five years commencing April 1, 2017 and ending March 31, 2022. The fixed quarterly dividends on the Series K Shares during that period, if and when declared, will be paid at an annual rate of 4.671% (Cdn. $0.291938 per share per quarter).
Mar 02, 2017 05:03 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Reset Dividend Rate on Its Series K Preferred Shares
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) announces that it has determined the fixed dividend rate on its Cumulative 5-Year Rate Reset Preferred Shares, Series K ("Series K Shares") (TSX:FFH.PR.K) for the five years...
Feb 23, 2017 09:27 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Modification of Pricing Terms and Extension of Cash Tender Offer for Senior Notes
NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWS WIRE SERVICES OR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES. Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) announces today that it has amended the terms of its previously-announced modified "Dutch...
Feb 17, 2017 09:22 am ET
Fairfax Africa Completes Initial Public Offering, Concurrent Private Placements and AFGRI Transaction - US$500 Million Capital Raise
NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWS WIRE SERVICES OR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) ("Fairfax Financial") and Fairfax Africa Holdings Corporation (TSX:FAH.U) ("Fairfax Africa" or the...
Feb 16, 2017 05:06 pm ET
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited: Financial Results for the Year Ended December 31, 2016
(Note: All dollar amounts in this news release are expressed in U.S. dollars except as otherwise noted. The financial results are prepared using the recognition and measurement requirements of International Financial Reporting Standards except as otherwise noted, and are unaudited.)
Feb 16, 2017 05:06 pm ET
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited: Financial Results for the Year Ended December 31, 2016
(Note: All dollar amounts in this news release are expressed in U.S. dollars except as otherwise noted. The financial results are prepared using the recognition and measurement requirements of International Financial Reporting Standards except as...
Feb 08, 2017 07:15 pm ET
Fairfax Financial to Acquire Tower
8 February 2017 (Toronto Time)/9 February 2017 (New Zealand Time) Highlights: All cash offer of $1.17 per Tower share, for an aggregate acquisition cost of $197 million (approximately US$144 million at...
Feb 08, 2017 07:15 pm ET
Fairfax Financial to Acquire Tower
8 February 2017 (Toronto Time)/9 February 2017 (New Zealand Time)
Feb 08, 2017 06:58 am ET
Fairfax Africa Prices Initial Public Offering in Connection With US$500 Million Capital Raise
Not for distribution to U.S. News Wire Services or dissemination in the United States. Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) ("Fairfax Financial") and Fairfax Africa Holdings Corporation ("Fairfax Africa" or the "Company")...
Feb 03, 2017 05:45 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Conference Call
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX: FFH)(TSX: FFH.U) will hold a conference call at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, February 17, 2017 to discuss its 2016 year-end results which will be announced after the close of markets on Thursday, February 16 and will be available at that time on its website www.fairfax.ca. The call, consisting of a presentation by the company followed by a question period, may be accessed at (800) 857-9641 (Canada and U.S.) or 1 (517) 308-9408 (International) with the passcode "Fairfax".
Feb 03, 2017 05:45 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Conference Call
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) will hold a conference call at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, February 17, 2017 to discuss its 2016 year-end results which will be announced after the close of markets on Thursday, February...
Jan 30, 2017 08:15 am ET
Fairfax Announces Cash Tender Offer for Senior Notes by Way of Modified Dutch Auction
Not for distribution to U.S. news wire services or dissemination in the United States. Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) announces today the commencement of cash tender offers to purchase a targeted aggregate principal...
Jan 27, 2017 07:30 am ET
OMERS Commits to Invest US$1 Billion in Allied World Transaction With Fairfax
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX: FFH)(TSX: FFH.U) and OMERS, the pension plan for Ontario's municipal employees, are pleased to announce that they have entered into an agreement pursuant to which OMERS will invest US$1 billion in order to indirectly acquire approximately 21% of the issued and outstanding shares of Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG ("Allied World"), simultaneously with the previously announced acquisition of Allied World by Fairfax and subject to certain regulatory approvals.
Jan 27, 2017 07:28 am ET
OMERS Commits to Invest US$1 Billion in Allied World Transaction With Fairfax
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) and OMERS, the pension plan for Ontario's municipal employees, are pleased to announce that they have entered into an agreement pursuant to which OMERS will invest US$1 billion...
Jan 17, 2017 10:28 pm ET
Fairfax Africa - Initial Public Offering Update
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) ("Fairfax Financial") and Fairfax Africa Holdings Corporation ("Fairfax Africa" or the "Company") announce that the Company has filed an amended and restated preliminary prospectus (the...
Jan 13, 2017 05:05 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Acquisition of Subordinate Voting Shares of Fairfax India Holdings Corporation
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX: FFH)(TSX: FFH.U) announced today that it has acquired, through certain of its subsidiaries, on a private placement basis, 12,766,000 subordinate voting shares ("Subordinate Voting Shares") of Fairfax India Holdings Corporation ("Fairfax India"), representing approximately 10.5% of the issued and outstanding Subordinate Voting Shares of Fairfax India (after giving effect to the Subordinate Voting Shares issued today by Fairfax India in connection with its previously-announced bought deal public offering and
Jan 13, 2017 05:03 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Acquisition of Subordinate Voting Shares of Fairfax India Holdings Corporation
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) announced today that it has acquired, through certain of its subsidiaries, on a private placement basis, 12,766,000 subordinate voting shares ("Subordinate Voting Shares") of...
Jan 04, 2017 07:30 am ET
Fairfax Declares Annual Dividend
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX: FFH)(TSX: FFH.U) announces that it has declared a dividend of US$10.00 per share on its outstanding multiple voting and subordinate voting shares, payable on January 26, 2017 to shareholders of record on January 19, 2017. Applicable Canadian withholding tax will be applied to dividends payable to non-residents of Canada.
Jan 04, 2017 07:28 am ET
Fairfax Declares Annual Dividend
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) announces that it has declared a dividend of US$10.00 per share on its outstanding multiple voting and subordinate voting shares, payable on January 26, 2017 to shareholders of record on...
Dec 23, 2016 02:31 pm ET
Fairfax Africa Holdings Corporation Files Preliminary Prospectus for Initial Public Offering of Subordinate Voting Shares
NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWS WIRE SERVICES OR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES. Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) ("Fairfax Financial") and Fairfax Africa Holdings Corporation ("Fairfax Africa" or the "Company")...
Dec 18, 2016 08:34 pm ET
Fairfax Financial to Acquire Allied World for $4.9 Billion in Cash and Stock
(Unless otherwise provided herein, all dollar amounts in this announcement are expressed in U.S. dollars) Highlights: Cash and share offer with dividend for total value of $54.00 per Allied World share -...
Dec 18, 2016 08:34 pm ET
Fairfax Financial to Acquire Allied World for $4.9 Billion in Cash and Stock
(Unless otherwise provided herein, all dollar amounts in this announcement are expressed in U.S. dollars)
Dec 16, 2016 02:22 pm ET
Fairfax Completes C$450 Million Senior Notes Offering
NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWS WIRE SERVICES OR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES  Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) has completed its previously announced offering of C$450 million in aggregate...
Dec 13, 2016 05:04 pm ET
Fairfax Launches C$450 Million Senior Notes Offering
NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWS WIRE SERVICES OR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES. Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) announces that it intends to offer C$450 million in aggregate principal amount...
Dec 01, 2016 05:05 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Quarterly Dividend on Series C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K and M Preferred Shares and Quarterly Dividend Rate for Series D, F, H and J Shares
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX: FFH)(TSX: FFH.U) announces that it has declared the following quarterly dividends per share on its preferred shares:
Dec 01, 2016 05:03 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Quarterly Dividend on Series C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K and M Preferred Shares and Quarterly Dividend Rate for Series D, F, H and J Shares
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) announces that it has declared the following quarterly dividends per share on its preferred shares:  ...
Nov 11, 2016 01:46 pm ET
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited: Reduction in Defensive Equity Hedges
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) announces that after considering the effect of the recent U.S. elections and the potential for changes that may dramatically impact the U.S. economy and, therefore, the U.S. equity markets, the...
Nov 11, 2016 01:46 pm ET
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited: Reduction in Defensive Equity Hedges
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX: FFH)(TSX: FFH.U) announces that after considering the effect of the recent U.S. elections and the potential for changes that may dramatically impact the U.S. economy and, therefore, the U.S. equity markets, the company determined it was prudent to significantly reduce its hedge of its equity investment exposure immediately. As a result of this action, equity hedges currently represent approximately 50% of the company's equity and equity-related holdings (a reduction from 112.7% at September 30, 2016). Fairfax will continue to evaluate the
Nov 03, 2016 05:35 pm ET
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited: Third Quarter Financial Results
(Note: All dollar amounts in this news release are expressed in U.S. dollars except as otherwise noted. The financial results are prepared using the recognition and measurement requirements of International Financial Reporting Standards except as otherwise noted, and are unaudited.)
Nov 03, 2016 05:35 pm ET
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited: Third Quarter Financial Results
(Note: All dollar amounts in this news release are expressed in U.S. dollars except as otherwise noted. The financial results are prepared using the recognition and measurement requirements of International Financial Reporting Standards except as...
Oct 20, 2016 03:00 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Conference Call
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX: FFH)(TSX: FFH.U) will hold a conference call at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, November 4, 2016 to discuss its 2016 third quarter results which will be announced after the close of markets on Thursday, November 3 and will be available at that time on its website www.fairfax.ca. The call, consisting of a presentation by the company followed by a question period, may be accessed at (800) 857-9641 (Canada and U.S.) or 1 (517) 308-9408 (International) with the passcode "Fairfax".
Oct 20, 2016 02:58 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Conference Call
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) will hold a conference call at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, November 4, 2016 to discuss its 2016 third quarter results which will be announced after the close of markets on Thursday,...
Oct 18, 2016 08:15 am ET
Fairfax to Acquire Certain AIG Businesses in Latin America, Central and Eastern Europe
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX: FFH)(TSX: FFH.U) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire insurance operations from American International Group, Inc. (NYSE: AIG) in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Uruguay, Venezuela and Turkey. In addition, Fairfax has entered into an agreement to acquire certain assets and renewal rights with respect to the portfolio of local business written by AIG Europe in Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Slovakia (collectively, the "CEE").
Oct 18, 2016 08:15 am ET
Fairfax to Acquire Certain AIG Businesses in Latin America, Central and Eastern Europe
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire insurance operations from American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG) in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Uruguay,...
Sep 23, 2016 07:30 am ET
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited: Intention to Make A Normal Course Issuer Bid for Subordinate Voting Shares and Preferred Shares
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX: FFH)(TSX: FFH.U) announces today that the Toronto Stock Exchange (the "TSX") accepted a notice filed by Fairfax of its intention to commence a Normal Course Issuer Bid for its Subordinate Voting Shares, Cumulative 5-Year Rate Reset Preferred Shares, Series C ("Series C Shares"), Cumulative Floating Rate Preferred Shares, Series D ("Series D Shares"), Cumulative 5-Year Rate Reset Preferred Shares, Series E ("Series E Shares"), Cumulative Floating Rate Preferred Shares, Series F ("Series
Sep 23, 2016 07:28 am ET
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited: Intention to Make A Normal Course Issuer Bid for Subordinate Voting Shares and Preferred Shares
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) announces today that the Toronto Stock Exchange (the "TSX") accepted a notice filed by Fairfax of its intention to commence a Normal Course Issuer Bid for its Subordinate Voting...
Sep 01, 2016 05:02 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Quarterly Dividend on Series C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K and M Preferred Shares and Quarterly Dividend Rate for Series D, F, H and J Shares
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX: FFH)(TSX: FFH.U) announces that it has declared the following quarterly dividends per share on its preferred shares:
Sep 01, 2016 05:00 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Quarterly Dividend on Series C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K and M Preferred Shares and Quarterly Dividend Rate for Series D, F, H and J Shares
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) announces that it has declared the following quarterly dividends per share on its preferred shares: Series of Preferred...
Aug 25, 2016 05:09 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Acquisition of Shares of Torstar
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX: FFH) (TSX: FFH.U) announced today that it has acquired, through certain of its subsidiaries, a total of 3,539,400 Class B non-voting shares ("Class B Shares") of Torstar Corporation ("Torstar"), representing approximately 4.9% of the issued and outstanding Class B Shares, bringing Fairfax's total holdings in Torstar to 19,439,050 Class B Shares or approximately 27.4% of the total Class B Shares outstanding. The Class B Shares were acquired through the facilities of the Toronto Stock Exchange, of which 939,400
Aug 25, 2016 05:09 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Acquisition of Shares of Torstar
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX:FFH) (TSX:FFH.U) announced today that it has acquired, through certain of its subsidiaries, a total of 3,539,400 Class B non-voting shares ("Class B Shares") of Torstar Corporation ("Torstar"),...
Jul 28, 2016 05:02 pm ET
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited: Second Quarter Financial Results
(Note: All dollar amounts in this news release are expressed in U.S. dollars except as otherwise noted. The financial results are prepared using the recognition and measurement requirements of International Financial Reporting Standards except as otherwise noted, and are unaudited.)
Jul 28, 2016 05:00 pm ET
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited: Second Quarter Financial Results
(Note: All dollar amounts in this news release are expressed in U.S. dollars except as otherwise noted. The financial results are prepared using the recognition and measurement requirements of International Financial Reporting Standards except as...
Jul 14, 2016 03:00 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Conference Call
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX: FFH)(TSX: FFH.U) will hold a conference call at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, July 29, 2016 to discuss its 2016 second quarter results which will be announced after the close of markets on Thursday, July 28 and will be available at that time on its website: www.fairfax.ca. The call, consisting of a presentation by the company followed by a question period, may be accessed at (800) 857-9641 (Canada and U.S.) or 1 (517) 308-9408 (International) with the passcode "Fairfax".
Jul 14, 2016 02:58 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Conference Call
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) will hold a conference call at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, July 29, 2016 to discuss its 2016 second quarter results which will be announced after the close of markets on Thursday, July 28...
Jul 06, 2016 11:57 pm ET
Fairfax to Acquire South African Insurer
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX: FFH)(TSX: FFH.U) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Zurich Insurance Company Ltd to acquire 100% of its South African and Botswana operations, Zurich Insurance Company South Africa Limited ("ZICSA"). The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, including various regulatory approvals, and is expected to close by the end of the fourth quarter of 2016.
Jul 06, 2016 11:55 pm ET
Fairfax to Acquire South African Insurer
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Zurich Insurance Company Ltd to acquire 100% of its South African and Botswana operations, Zurich Insurance Company South...
Jun 27, 2016 07:01 am ET
Fairfax to Acquire 80% Interest in Indonesian Insurer
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX: FFH)(TSX: FFH.U) announced today that it has, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Fairfax Asia Limited ("Fairfax Asia"), entered into an agreement with PT Paninvest Tbk and its affiliates (collectively, the "Panin Group") to acquire an 80% interest in PT Asuransi Multi Artha Guna Tbk ("AMAG"), an Indonesian insurer. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, including various regulatory approvals, and is expected to close by the end of the fourth quarter of 2016.
Jun 27, 2016 06:59 am ET
Fairfax to Acquire 80% Interest in Indonesian Insurer
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) announced today that it has, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Fairfax Asia Limited ("Fairfax Asia"), entered into an agreement with PT Paninvest Tbk and its affiliates...
Jun 02, 2016 05:02 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Quarterly Dividend on Series C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K and M Preferred Shares and Quarterly Dividend Rate for Series D, F, H and J Shares
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX: FFH) (TSX: FFH.U) announces that it has declared the following quarterly dividends per share on its preferred shares:
Jun 02, 2016 05:00 pm ET
Fairfax Announces Quarterly Dividend on Series C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K and M Preferred Shares and Quarterly Dividend Rate for Series D, F, H and J Shares
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX:FFH) (TSX:FFH.U) announces that it has declared the following quarterly dividends per share on its preferred shares: Series of...
May 09, 2016 01:00 pm ET
Fairfax Donates $1 Million for Fort McMurray Disaster Relief
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U), recognizing that the situation in Fort McMurray is the worst natural disaster in Canadian history, is increasing its initial $200,000 donation to the Canadian Red Cross to $1,000,000,...
May 09, 2016 01:00 pm ET
Fairfax Donates $1 Million for Fort McMurray Disaster Relief
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX: FFH)(TSX: FFH.U), recognizing that the situation in Fort McMurray is the worst natural disaster in Canadian history, is increasing its initial $200,000 donation to the Canadian Red Cross to $1,000,000, exclusively for the services the Red Cross is providing for relief from that disaster.
Mar 22, 2016 08:32 am ET
Fairfax Completes C$400 Million Senior Notes Offering
NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWS WIRE SERVICES OR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES. Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX: FFH) (TSX: FFH.U) has completed its previously announced offering of C$400 million in aggregate...