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Insurance, bank stocks pull TSX index lower, loonie edges up

2017-11-10 ctvnews.ca
A TMX Group ticker is seen in Toronto, on May 9, 2014. (The Canadian Press/Darren Calabrese) (15-0)

Insurance, bank stocks pull TSX index lower

2017-11-10 ctvnews.ca
Specialist Anthony Rinaldi works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, May 3, 2017. (AP / Richard Drew) (14-0)

Fairfax - Fairfax Announces Acquisition of Shares of Torstar

2017-11-10 fairfax.ca
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 9, 2017) - Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX:FFH) (TSX:FFH.U) announces that it has acquired a total of 9,437,287 Class B non-voting shares ("Class B Shares") of Torstar Corporation ("Torstar"), representing approximately 13.3% of the issued and outstanding Class B Shares, at a price of $1.25 per Class B Share. Today's purchase brings Fairfax's total holdings in Torstar to 28,876,337 Class B Shares or approximately 40. (9-0)

Fairfax Announces Acquisition of Shares of Torstar

2017-11-10 marketwired
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 9, 2017) - Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX:FFH) (TSX:FFH.U) announces that it has acquired a total of 9,437,287 Class B non-voting shares ("Class B Shares") of Torstar Corporation ("Torstar"), representing approximately 13.3% of the issued and outstanding Class B Shares, at a price of $1.25 per Class B Share. Today's purchase brings Fairfax's total holdings in Torstar to 28,876,337 Class B Shares or approximately 40. (9-0)

Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited: Third Quarter Financial Results

2017-11-02 marketwired
(Note: All dollar amounts in this news release are expressed in U.S. dollars except as otherwise noted. The financial results are prepared using the recognition and measurement requirements of International Financial Reporting Standards except as otherwise noted, and are unaudited.) (9-1)

Fairfax Files Final Universal Shelf Prospectus

2017-10-20 marketwired
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) has filed a final short form base shelf prospectus with the Canadian securities regulatory authorities. (9-0)

Fairfax Announces Conference Call

2017-10-19 marketwired
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 19, 2017) - Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) will hold a conference call at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, November 3, 2017 to discuss its 2017 third quarter results which will be announced after the close of markets on Thursday, November 2 and will be available at that time on its website www.fairfax.ca. The call, consisting of a presentation by the company followed by a question period, may be accessed at (800) 857-9641 (Canada and U. (9-0)

Fairfax Announces the Hiring of David Johnston as Global Advisor

2017-10-17 marketwired
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 17, 2017) - Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) announces the hiring of David Johnston as a global advisor. Mr. Johnston recently concluded his position as Governor General of Canada where he was the most traveled and third-longest servicing Governor in the history of the country. Mr. Johnston previously served on Fairfax's Board of Directors before resigning in July 2010 in order to begin his duties as Governor General. (9-0)

Fairfax - Fairfax Enters Into Automatic Share Purchase Plan

2017-09-29 fairfax.ca
TORONTO, Sept. 29, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) (TSX:FFH) (TSX:FFH.U) announces that, in connection with its previously announced normal course issuer bid effective September 28, 2017 (the “NCIB”), it has entered into an automatic share purchase plan (the “ASPP”) with a designated broker to allow for the purchase of its Subordinate Voting Shares under the NCIB at times when Fairfax normally would not be active in the market due to applicable regulatory restrictions or internal trading black-out periods. (9-0)

Fairfax Sells Shares of ICICI Lombard

2017-09-27 marketwired
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) announces that its wholly owned subsidiary, FAL Corporation, has sold 12.0% of the shares of ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Limited ("ICICI Lombard") for gross proceeds of approximately US$548 million. The shares were sold as part of ICICI Lombard's initial public offering, which values ICICI Lombard at Rs. 30,000 crore (approximately US$4. (9-0)

Intention to Make a Normal Course Issuer Bid for Subordinate Voting Shares and Preferred Shares

2017-09-25 marketwired
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 25, 2017) - Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) announces that the Toronto Stock Exchange (the "TSX") has accepted a notice filed by Fairfax of its intention to commence a Normal Course Issuer Bid through the facilities of the TSX (or other alternative Canadian trading systems) for its Subordinate Voting Shares and the following series of its Preferred Shares: Cumulative 5-Year Rate Reset Preferred Shares, Series C ("Series C Shares"), Cumulative Floating Rate Preferred Shares, Series D ("Series D Shares"), Cumulative 5-Year Rate Reset Preferred Shares, Series E ("Series E Shares"), Cumulative Floating Rate Preferred Shares, Series F ("Series F Shares"), Cumulative 5-Year Rate Reset Preferred Shares, Series G ("Series G Shares"), Cumulative Floating Rate Preferred Shares, Series H ("Series H Shares"), Cumulative 5-Year Rate Reset Preferred Shares, Series I ("Series I Shares"), Cumulative Floating Rate Preferred Shares, Series J ("Series J Shares"), Cumulative 5-Year Rate Reset Preferred Shares, Series K ("Series K Shares") and Cumulative 5-Year Rate Reset Preferred Shares, Series M ("Series M Shares" and, together with the Series C Shares, Series D Shares, Series E Shares, Series F Shares, Series G Shares, Series H Shares, Series I Shares, Series J Shares and Series K Shares, the "Preferred Shares"). (9-0)

Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited: Second Quarter Financial Results

2017-08-03 marketwired
(Note: All dollar amounts in this news release are expressed in U.S. dollars except as otherwise noted. The financial results are prepared using the recognition and measurement requirements of International Financial Reporting Standards except as otherwise noted, and are unaudited.)

Fairfax Announces Conference Call

2017-07-20 marketwired
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - July 20, 2017) - Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) will hold a conference call at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, August 4, 2017 to discuss its 2017 second quarter results which will be announced after the close of markets on Thursday, August 3 and will be available at that time on its website www.fairfax.ca. The call, consisting of a presentation by the company followed by a question period, may be accessed at (800) 857-9641 (Canada and U.

Fairfax Financial Successfully Completes Acquisition of Allied World and Closes Exchange Offer

2017-07-06 marketwired
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) and Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG ("Allied World") (NYSE:AWH) announce the successful completion of the acquisition of Allied World and closing of the exchange offer by Fairfax Financial Holdings (Switzerland) GmbH (the "Purchaser"), an indirect subsidiary of Fairfax, for all of the issued and outstanding ordinary shares of Allied World (the "Shares"), which expired at 5:00 p.

Fairfax Offer for Allied World Shares to Expire at 5:00 P.M. Today

2017-07-05 marketwired
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX:FFH)(TSX:FFH.U) and Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG ("Allied World") (NYSE:AWH) would like to remind Allied World shareholders that Fairfax's offer to acquire all of the outstanding registered ordinary shares of Allied World (the "Shares") is set to expire today at 5 p.m. (New York City time). Shareholders who have not yet accepted the offer are urged to tender their Shares as soon as possible today.