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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, Dec. 01, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) (TSX:FFH) (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 C0.286125 December 29, 2017 December 15, 2017
Series D0.24258 December 28, 2017
Series E0.18188 December 29, 2017
Series F0.18088 December 28, 2017
Series G0.207375 December 29, 2017
Series H0.20581 December 28, 2017
Series I0.23175 December 29, 2017
Series J0.22389 December 28, 2017
Series K0.291938 December 29, 2017
Series M0.296875 December 29, 2017

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 29, 2017 to March 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 D0.991734.0220.24793
Series F0.747623.0320.18690
Series H0.846253.4320.21156
Series J0.917753.7220.22944

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


Source: Fairfax Financial Holdings