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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


TORONTO, March 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) (TSX:FFH) and (TSX:FFH.U) announces that it has declared the following quarterly dividends per share on its preferred shares:

Series of Preferred SharesDividend (C$)Payment DateRecord Date
Series C 0.286125March 29, 2018March 15, 2018
Series D 0.24793March 28, 2018
Series E 0.18188March 29, 2018
Series F 0.18690March 28, 2018
Series G 0.207375March 29, 2018
Series H 0.21156March 28, 2018
Series I 0.23175March 29, 2018
Series J 0.22944March 28, 2018
Series K 0.291938March 29, 2018
Series M 0.296875March 29, 2018

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 29, 2018 to June 28, 2018 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 SharesRate (%)Annualized Rate (%)Dividend (C$)
Series D1.087364.31399 0.27184
Series F0.837833.32399 0.20946
Series H0.938653.72399 0.23466
Series J1.011754.01399 0.25294

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

For further information contact: John Varnell, Vice President, Corporate Development,
  at (416) 367-4941