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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

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TORONTO, Aug. 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX:FFH) 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 September 28, 2018 September 14, 2018
Series D 0.27736 September 27, 2018
Series E 0.18188 September 28, 2018
Series F 0.21566 September 27, 2018
Series G 0.207375 September 28, 2018
Series H 0.24059 September 27, 2018
Series I 0.23175 September 28, 2018
Series J 0.25867 September 27, 2018
Series K 0.291938 September 28, 2018
Series M 0.296875 September 28, 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 September 28, 2018 to December 30, 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 Shares Rate (%) Annualized Rate (%) Dividend (C$)
Series D 1.19985 4.65900 0.29996
Series F 0.94489 3.66900 0.23622
Series H 1.04791 4.06900 0.26198
Series J 1.12259 4.35900 0.28065

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

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