Fairfax Financial Holdings is a leading provider of property and casualty insurance, reinsurance and investment management services to its clients. It is a holding company and is known for applying focused underwriting strategies.
The company operates through Insurance and Reinsurance, Run-off and other segments. By product line, property (34% of consolidated net premiums) and casualty (57%) are Fairfax’s largest sources of net premiums followed by specialty (9%) insurance and reinsurance.
Its subsidiaries provide a wide range of property and casualty products, maintaining diversity across all classes of business, geographies, and types of insureds. Fairfax has a strong foothold in the growing insurance and reinsurance markets of Southeast Asia, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Brazil.