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  1. Allied World Announces Expiration of "Go-Shop" Period and Schedules...Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

    Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG today announced the expiration of the 30-day "go-shop" period included in the terms of the definitive merger agreement announced on December 18, 2016 under which Allied World will be acquired by Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited . Under the agreement, Allied World and its representatives were permitted to solicit and engage in negotiations with respect to alternative acquisition proposals until 12:01 a.m. on January 18, 2017.

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  2. View Press ReleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Business Wire

    ... merger agreement announced on December 18, 2016 under which Allied World will be acquired by Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (TSX: FFH and FFH.U). Under the agreement, Allied World and its representatives were permitted to solicit and engage in ...

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  3. White Mountain's OneBeacon Reported to Be Up for SaleRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West

    ... Specialty insurer Allied World Assurance Co. agreed in December to be sold to Canada's Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. for $4.9 billion. OneBeacon earned $28.6 million in the third quarter of 2016, after booking a loss of $13.2 million a year ...

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  4. Dozr Spreads Equipment Sharing to Florida ContractorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 | Rental Equipment Register

    ... following a CD $2.5 million equity financing from FairVentures Inc., the innovation initiative of Fairfax Financial Holdings. Dozr moved into the New Jersey market in December and is now operating in Florida, focusing on Miami, Tampa and Orlando. ...

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  5. Fairfax India Completes US$500 Million Offering Comprised of US$150...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | Market Wire

    ... to approximately $172.5 million. Concurrent with the Public Offering, the Company issued to Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") and OMERS, the pension plan for Ontario's municipal employees, 12,766,000 Subordinate Voting Shares and ...

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  6. Fairfax - The Canadian Berkshire HathawayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | Seeking Alpha

    What if I told you that there was a smaller Canadian version of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway that has both of these characteristics? The company I'm talking about is Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. It is a diversified insurance provider with a significant portfolio of common stock investments. Fairfax is a diversified insurance company with headquarters in Toronto, Canada.

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  7. Resolute Forest Products Inc. (RFP) Debt Trading 3.5% HigherRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | IntersportsWire

    ... the current year. Several large investors have recently made changes to their positions in RFP. Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd Can increased its stake in shares of Resolute Forest Products by 5.2% in the second quarter. Fairfax Financial Holdings ...

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  8. Resolute Forest Products Inc. (RFP) Bonds Trading 3.5% HigherRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 10 | IntersportsWire

    ... EPS for the current fiscal year. Hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd Can raised its stake in Resolute Forest Products by 5.2% in the second quarter. Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd Can now ...

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  9. India's PM Modi touts digitized economy to business leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 10 | Reuters

    India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates the country's first international exchange - India INX in Gujarat International Finance Tec-City in Gandhinagar, India, January 9, 2017. India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets his Portuguese counterpart Antonio Costa as Gujarat's Chief Minister Vijay Rupani watches at the Vibrant Gujarat investor summit in Gandhinagar, India, January 10, 2017.

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  10. Gulf Insurance Group on track to acquire AIG unitRead the original story

    Monday Jan 9 | Business Insurance

    Suleyman Sagiroglu, general manager of Kuwait-based Gulf Insurance Group K.S.C.P., has said that the insurer expects to obtain legal approval to acquire Turkish insurer AIG Sigorta A.S. from Canada-based Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. by the end of March, Middle East Insurance Review reports citing Insurance Gazette.

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  11. Resolute Forest Products Inc. (RFP) Debt Trading 4.3% LowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 6 | Daily Political

    ... fiscal year. Large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd Can increased its stake in shares of Resolute Forest Products by 5.2% in the second quarter. Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd Can ...

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  12. McQueen, Ball & Associates Inc. Buys FedEx Corp, Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF, ...Read the original story

    Friday Jan 6 | GuruFocus.com

    Investment company McQueen, Ball & Associates Inc. buys FedEx Corp, Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF, Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd, United Insurance Holdings Corp, Citigroup Inc, sells Vanguard FTSEEuropean, Vanguard FTSE Pacific, American International Group Inc, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Southern Co during the 3-months ended 2016-12-31, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, McQueen, Ball & Associates Inc.. As of 2016-12-31, McQueen, Ball & Associates Inc. owns 103 stocks with a total value of $149 million.

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  13. Fairfax in Talks with OMERS to Help Finance $4.9B Allied World Takeover: SourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 6 | Insurance Journal West

    Prem Watsa's Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. is in talks with the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System to see if the pension fund will help finance his $4.9 billion takeover of Allied World Assurance Co., according to a person familiar with the discussions. OMERS could take a minority stake in Zug, Switzerland-based Allied, and there have also been talks with other potential backers, said the person, who asked not to be identified discussing a confidential matter.

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  14. Fairfax Financial: A Fantastic Long-Term BuyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 5 | Seeking Alpha

    Fairfax Financial has a solid long-term track record of compounding shareholder value at a CAGR of 20%+ since 1985. The current P/BV of 1.2x is quite attractive as the business continues to grow and the acquisition of Allied World provides investors with plenty of upside.

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  15. Fairfax seeks to form insurance JV in IndiaRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 5 | Business Insurance

    Canadian insurer Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. is seeking regulatory approval to form a general insurance joint venture in India, The Economic Times reported.

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  16. Fairfax Wins Central Bank's Approval to Take Over Indian LenderRead the original story

    Monday Jan 2 | The Washington Post

    Value investor Prem Watsa's Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. won regulatory approval to buy 51 percent of Catholic Syrian Bank Ltd., marking the first time India's central bank is allowing a foreign investor to purchase a majority stake in a domestic lender. Catholic Syrian, based in Thrissur in south India's Kerala state, received notification of the approval Thursday from the Reserve Bank of India, director T.S. Anantharaman said in a phone interview.

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  17. RBI seal on CSB stake rejigRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 31 | The Telegraph

    Mumbai, Dec. 31: The Reserve Bank of India has given the green signal to Prem Watsa's Fairfax Financial Holdings to pick up a 51 per cent stake in Kerala-based Catholic Syrian Bank . This is the first instance of a non-banking entity acquiring a bank.

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  18. Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 30 | Reuters

    ... company Shanghai Guozhijie Investment Development Co Ltd. ** A unit of Canadian investment firm Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd received preliminary regulatory approval to buy a 51 percent stake in Catholic Syrian Bank, the chairman of the Indian ...

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  19. Fairfax Wins Approval to Buy Indian Lender, Iconix Sells Sharper ImageRead the original story

    Friday Dec 30 | Ticker

    ... Image for $100 million. Tollbooth Index slipped 39.71 or 0.4% to 11,076.10. Earnings Review Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd , Canada-based investment group owned by Prem Watsa received preliminary regulatory approval to buy 51% stake in Catholic ...

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  20. Canada's Fairfax Gets Approval to Buy 51% of India's Catholic Syrian BankRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 30 | Insurance Journal West

    Value investor Prem Watsa's Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. won regulatory approval to buy 51 percent of Catholic Syrian Bank Ltd., marking the first time India's central bank is allowing a foreign investor to purchase a majority stake in a domestic lender. Catholic Syrian, based in Thrissur in south India's Kerala state, received notification of the approval Thursday from the Reserve Bank of India, director T.S. Anantharaman said in a phone interview.

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