Odyssey Group Holdings, Inc., whose companies are collectively referred to as Odyssey Group, is a 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 offices in the United States, Toronto, London, Paris, Singapore and Latin America. In 2021, Odyssey Group gross premiums written were US$5,746.3 million. At year-end, the company had shareholders’ equity of US$5,220.3 million and more than 1,232 employees. 

Odyssey Group underwrites through Odyssey Reinsurance Company, Odyssey Re Europe S.A., Hudson Insurance Company, Hudson Excess Insurance Company, Greystone Insurance Company, Newline Syndicate 1218 at Lloyd’s, Newline Insurance Company Limited and Newline Europe Versicherung AG.

Odyssey Group 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

See https://odysseygroup.com for more information about Odyssey Group and its subsidiaries.


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