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Mogul refocuses Toys “R” Us rescue on U.S. stores

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Toys "R" Us ends Canadian stores auction with Fairfax as sole bidder

Toys "R" Us Inc. will seek approval to sell its Canadian unit to Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. after cancelling an auction for the company's Canadian operations.
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04-21-2018 - Lynn Stout, RIP, Sparred With Charlie Munger

2018-04-22 archive.aweber
Charlie Munger met his match in Lynn Stout. Mr. Munger, Warren Buffett’s best friend since 1959, is a notoriously fierce debater who does not suffer fools gladly. At a symposium on The Essays of Warren Buffett I hosted in 1996, […]
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Canadian Toys “R” Us stores find a buyer in Fairfax Financial Holdings

2018-04-20 thestar
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Toys 'R' Us Canada draws $300M 'stalking horse' bid from Fairfax Financial

Ahead of an auction scheduled next week for the Canadian assets of Toys "R" US, Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. has put in a $300-million offer.
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What A Difference 3 Months Makes In Hedge Fund Land!

2018-04-20 archive.mlgngo
Want market-beating yield in today's zero-interest world? The right dividend stocks could boost your returns 345%.
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PRESS DIGEST- Canada-April 20

2018-04-20 reuters
April 20 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
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Fairfax Agrees to Purchase Toys ‘R’ Us Canadian Unit - Bloomberg

2018-04-20 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.
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Prem Watsa: Creating Fairfax Financial, Long Term Investing And Culture

2018-04-19 valuewalkpremium
A speech and Q&A with billionaire value investor and founder of Fairfax Financial Holdings, Prem Watsa. In this speech, Prem discusses starting Fairfax and coming to Canada. Prem also talks about long term investing, Fairfax’s culture and principles.
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Fairfax Announces Conference Call

2018-04-19 globenewswire
TORONTO, April 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX:FFH) (TSX:FFH.U) will hold a conference call at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time on Friday, May 4, 2018 to discuss its 2018 first quarter results which will be announced after the close of markets on Thursday, May 3 and will be available at that time on its website The call, consisting of a presentation by the company followed by a question period, may be accessed at (800) 857-9641 (Canada and U.
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Coverfox gets $22 million funding from Transamerica, others

2018-04-18 livemint
Bengaluru: Glitterbug Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which owns online insurance platform Coverfox, has raised $22 million in a Series C funding round led by International Finance Corp. (IFC), the investment arm of the World Bank Group, and existing investor Transamerica.
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Fairfax Completes US$600 Million Senior Notes Offering

2018-04-17 globenewswire
TORONTO, April 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) (TSX:FFH) (TSX:FFH.U) has completed its previously announced offering of US$600 million in aggregate principal amount of 4.850% Senior Notes due 2028 (the “Notes”). In anticipation of the offering of the Notes, Fairfax initiated a hedge of the treasury benchmark related to the Notes. After giving effect to the benefit of this hedge, the effective interest rate on the Notes is 4.
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4 Well-Covered Preferreds Yielding Over 8%: No K-1, All Going Ex-Dividend Soon

2018-04-15 seekingalpha
They're all cumulative, and 3 of 4 are selling below their $25 call value - the 4th is at $25.03.
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Fairfax Announces Pricing of Senior Notes Offering

2018-04-13 globenewswire
TORONTO, April 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) (TSX:FFH) (TSX:FFH.U) announces that it has priced its previously announced private offering of US$600,000,000 of Fairfax’s Senior Notes due 2028 (the “Notes”) at an issue price of 99.765%. The Notes will be unsecured obligations of Fairfax and will pay a fixed rate of interest of 4.850% per annum. In anticipation of the offering of the Notes, Fairfax initiated a hedge of the treasury benchmark related to the Notes.
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Fitch revises Rating Watch on Melsta Regal Finance to Evolving from Negative

2018-04-06 lankabusinessonline
Fitch Ratings has revised the Rating Watch on Melsta Regal Finance Ltd’s (MRF) National Long-Term Rating of ‘A+(lka)’ to Evolving from Negative.
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