OdysseyRe is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fairfax. Based in Stamford, Connecticut, it underwrites treaty and facultative reinsurance as well as specialty insurance business on a global basis, with principal locations in the United States, Toronto, London, Paris, Singapore and Latin America. In 2016, OdysseyRe's gross premiums written were US$2,380.7 million. At year-end, the company had shareholders' equity of US$3,833.2 million and there were over 950 employees.

OdysseyRe operates through its subsidiaries Odyssey Reinsurance Company, Hudson Insurance Company, Hudson Specialty Insurance Company, Hudson Excess Insurance Company, Clearwater Select Insurance Company, Newline Underwriting Management Limited, OdysseyRe's managing agent at Lloyd's, Newline Insurance Company Limited, Newline Asia Services Pte. Ltd., Newline Australia Insurance Pty. Ltd. and Odyssey Reinsurance Company Escritório de Representação no Brasil Ltda.

Odyssey Re is led by its President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Brian Young. Brian has been with Fairfax since 1996.

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Head Office

300 First Stamford Place
Stamford, CT 06902

Tel: 203-977-8000
Fax: 203-356-0196

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The insurance operating subsidiaries of OdysseyRe have a financial strength rating of “A” (Excellent) by A.M. Best and “A-” (Strong) by S&P.