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Result of Voting for Directors at Annual Shareholders' Meeting

04/15/2013

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TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 15, 2013) - Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) is pleased to announce the results of the vote on Directors at its April 11, 2013 Annual Shareholders' Meeting. Issuers listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange are required to issue a news release providing this information.

Each of the nominee directors listed in the Corporation's management proxy circular dated March 8, 2013 was elected as a director, without a vote by ballot being conducted. The Corporation received proxies with regard to voting on the seven directors nominated for election, directing as set forth in the table below:

Name of Nominee Vote For % Withhold Vote %
Anthony F. Griffiths 28,768,566 99.17 % 239,999 0.83 %
Robert J .Gunn 28,991,811 99.94 % 16,547 0.06 %
Alan D. Horn 28,781,559 99.22 % 227,009 0.78 %
John R.V. Palmer 28,983,197 99.91 % 25,161 0.09 %
Timothy R. Price 28,896,688 99.61 % 112,330 0.39 %
Brandon W. Sweitzer 28,992,066 99.94 % 16,742 0.06 %
V. Prem Watsa 27,968,862 96.42 % 1,039,496 3.58 %

Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited is a financial services holding company which, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in property and casualty insurance and reinsurance and investment management.

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Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited

John Varnell

Vice President, Corporate Development

(416) 367-4941





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