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fairfax financial hldgs ltd (FFH) Details

Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in the provision of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, and the associated investment management in the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company also underwrites specialty insurance; provides specialized human resources services; and owns and operates a network of premium dining restaurants in Canada, as well as in the United States. In addition, it is involved in the sale of animal nutrition; retail of tableware and gifts, as well as sporting goods and sports apparel; and provision of integrated travel and travel-related financial services, such as foreign exchange, corporate and leisure travel, and insurance. The company was formerly known as Markel Financial Holdings Limited and changed its name to Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited in 1987. Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited was founded in 1951 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

10,938 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/7/14
Founded in 1951

fairfax financial hldgs ltd (FFH) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: C$600.0K
President and Member of Investment Committee
Total Annual Compensation: C$750.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: C$350.0K
Chief Risk Officer and Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: C$400.0K
Vice President of Corporate Affairs and Corpo...
Total Annual Compensation: C$400.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

fairfax financial hldgs ltd (FFH) Key Developments

Fairfax Financial Eyes 26% Of IIFL's NBFC Business

Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX:FFH) is in advanced negotiations to purchase a 26% stake in the non-banking finance company of IIFL Holdings Limited (NSEI:IIFL). A spokesperson for Fairfax Financial Holdings said, "We do not comment on speculation." A senior person in the know said all other IIFL Holdings Limited's businesses were well-capitalized and funds were needed only for the non-banking finance company business. Fairfax will have to pay close to INR 9.5 billion for the 26% stake going by the valuations offered to non-banking finance companies.

Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited Announces Quarterly Dividend on Series C, Series E, Series G, Series I and Series K Preferred Shares, Payable on December 31, 2014

Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited announced that it has declared a quarterly dividend of CAD 0.359375 per share on its Series C Preferred Shares, CAD 0.296875 per share on its Series E Preferred Shares, CAD 0.3125 per share on its Series G Preferred Shares, CAD 0.3125 per share on its Series I Preferred Shares and CAD 0.3125 per share on its Series K Preferred Shares. The dividends are payable on December 31, 2014 to shareholders of record on December 17, 2014.

Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited Resets Dividend Rate on Its Series C Preferred Shares and Declares Initial Dividend on the Series D Shares Payable on March 31, 2015

Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited announced that it has determined the fixed dividend rate on its Cumulative 5-Year Rate Reset Preferred Shares, Series C ('Series C Shares') for the five years commencing January 1, 2015 and ending December 31, 2019, with the result that the quarterly dividends on the series C shares during that period will be paid at an annual rate equal to CAD 1.14450 per share. The quarterly floating rate dividends on the Series D Shares will be paid at an annual rate, calculated for each quarter, of 3.15% over the annual yield on three-month Government of Canada treasury bills (calculated as set out in the prospectus supplement relating to the public offering of the Series C Shares dated September 29, 2009). The quarterly dividend amount in respect of the initial dividend period will be CAD 0.25212 per share, payable on March 31, 2015.


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