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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

03/03/2016

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TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - March 3, 2016) - 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 Shares Dividend (C$) Payment Date Record Date
Series C 0.286125 March 31, 2016 March 17, 2016
Series D 0.22388 March 30, 2016
Series E 0.18188 March 31, 2016
Series F 0.16218 March 30, 2016
Series G 0.207375 March 31, 2016
Series H 0.18711 March 30, 2016
Series I 0.23175 March 31, 2016
Series J 0.20647 March 30, 2016
Series K 0.3125 March 31, 2016
Series M 0.296875 March 31, 2016

Applicable Canadian withholding tax will be applied to dividends payable to non-residents of Canada.

Fairfax has also determined the quarterly dividend rates in respect of the March 31, 2016 to June 29, 2016 dividend period for its floating rate preferred shares. The rates, together with the dividends per share payable for such period (if and when declared), are set forth below:

Series of Preferred Shares Rate
(%)
Annualized
Rate (%)
Dividend
(C$)
Series D 0.90053 3.612 0.22513
Series F 0.6537 2.622 0.16343
Series H 0.75343 3.022 0.18836
Series J 0.82573 3.312 0.20643

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

Contact Information:
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited
John Varnell
Vice President, Corporate Development
(416) 367-4941