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Fairfax Announces Quarterly Dividend on Series C, Series E, Series G and Series I Preferred Shares


TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 09/01/11 -- Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX: FFH)(TSX: FFH.U) announces that it has declared a quarterly dividend of C$0.359375 per share on its Series C Preferred Shares, C$0.296875 per share on its Series E Preferred Shares, C$0.3125 per share on its Series G Preferred Shares and C$0.3125 per share on its Series I Preferred Shares. The dividends are payable on September 30, 2011 to shareholders of record on September 15, 2011. Applicable Canadian withholding tax will be applied to dividends payable to non-residents of Canada.

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.

Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited
John Varnell
Chief Financial Officer
(416) 367-4941

Media Contact:
Paul Rivett
Chief Legal Officer
(416) 367-4941

Source: Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited