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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

12/03/2018

TORONTO, Dec. 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) (TSX: FFH and 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 December 31, 2018 December 14, 2018
Series D 0.29996 December 28, 2018
Series E 0.18188 December 31, 2018
Series F 0.23622 December 28, 2018
Series G 0.207375 December 31, 2018
Series H 0.26198 December 28, 2018
Series I 0.23175 December 31, 2018
Series J 0.28065 December 28, 2018
Series K 0.291938 December 31, 2018
Series M 0.296875 December 31, 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 December 31, 2018 to March 28, 2019 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 1.17245 4.86299 0.29311
Series F 0.93376 3.87299 0.23344
Series H 1.03020 4.27299 0.25755
Series J 1.10012 4.56299 0.27503

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