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Fairfax Announces Successful Completion of Sale of First Capital


TORONTO, Dec. 28, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX:FFH) (TSX:FFH.U) announces the successful completion of the previously announced sale of its 97.7% interest in First Capital Insurance Limited to Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Company, Limited for a cash purchase price of US$1.6 billion.

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