Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited

Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited

April 03, 2006 17:04 ET

Fairfax Announces Purchase Of The Brick Group Income Fund Units

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - April 3, 2006) -

(Note: All dollar amounts in this press release are expressed in U.S. dollars.)

Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX:FFH.SV)(NYSE:FFH) announced today that it has purchased, in the investment portfolios of its insurance subsidiaries, 3,234,500 units of The Brick Group Income Fund, bringing its total holdings in the Fund to 5,938,800 units or approximately 10.96 % of the total units outstanding. The units were purchased through the facilities of the Toronto Stock Exchange for investment purposes. Fairfax continually reviews its investment alternatives and may purchase additional units of The Brick Group Income Fund 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, investment management and insurance claims management.

Contact Information

  • Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited
    Greg Taylor
    Chief Financial Officer
    (416) 367-4941