European reinsurance “uncertainty” drove Fairfax’s $69mn Q2 Covid loss

Prem Watsa – Fairfax

Fairfax Financial has revealed that the $68.7mn of Covid losses it reported in the second quarter mostly came from European reinsurance business at Odyssey Group and Allied World, with the Canadian holding company’s management noting uncertainty around what is covered and how many events the losses represent.

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