Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited
TSX : FFH
NYSE : FFH

Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited

November 17, 2008 13:58 ET

Fairfax Announces Acquisition of Additional Ridley Shares

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 17, 2008) - Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX:FFH)(NYSE:FFH) announced today that it has acquired, through its subsidiaries, 466,900 common shares of Ridley Inc. (TSX: RCL), bringing its total holdings in the company to 10,000,330 shares or approximately 70.16 % of the total common shares outstanding. The shares were purchased by private agreement for investment purposes. Fairfax continually reviews its investment alternatives and may purchase additional shares of Ridley Inc. from time to time in accordance with applicable laws.

Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited is a financial services holding company which, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in property and casualty insurance and reinsurance and investment management.

Contact Information

  • Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited
    Greg Taylor
    Chief Financial Officer
    (416) 367-4941
    (416) 367-4946 (FAX)
    or
    Media Contact
    Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited
    Paul Rivett, Chief Legal Officer
    (416) 367-4941
    (416) 367-4946 (FAX)