- Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited is a holding company operating in the financial services sector. Through its subsidiaries, it is engaged in property and personal insurance, reinsurance, and investment management.
- Fairfax was founded in 1985 by the current Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, V. Prem Watsa. The company has been under present management since 1985 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.
- Its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (under the symbol FFH).
- Fairfax insurance and reinsurance companies operate on the basis of decentralization and autonomous management teams in each country.
More information about the holding is available at www.fairfax.ca.
|Number of member insurance and reinsurance companies||20|
|Number of markets||more than 100|
|Gross written premium||14.4 billion USD|
|Total amount of investments||27.8 billion USD|
|Total number of employees||26000|