Fairfax Financial Holdings, established in 1985, is a strong international company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Its portfolio comprises of dozens of insurance and reinsurance companies that offer various life and non-life insurance policies including business risks insurance.

The insurance and reinsurance division of Fairfax Financial Holdings

Fairfax Financial Holdings is a world leader in insurance and reinsurance services. In 2015, Lloyd’s listed Fairfax as the insurance company with the 5th greatest underwriting capacity of 1.38 billion pounds (approximately 1.76 billion euros).

  • In business risks insurance, Fairfax Financial Holdings ranked 8th among US insurance and reinsurance companies.
  • The American insurance and reinsurance company Odyssey Re, a member of the Fairfax Financial Holdings family, ranked among the twenty largest non-life reinsurance companies in the world.
  • Northbridge, a Canadian member of the Fairfax group, is the fifth largest insurer of business risks on the local market.
  • Brit Insurance, a British insurance company is one of Lloyd’s leading insurers.
  • Allied World joined the Fairfax group in December 2016.
  • Acquisition of AIG operations - LATAM and CEE was completed in 2017.


Number of member insurance and reinsurance companies 26
Number of markets more than 100
Gross written premium 19 billion USD
Total amount of investments 43 billion USD
Total number of employees / insured and reinsured more than
15 000