Odyssey Re Holdings Corp. and its subsidiaries, collectively referred to as the Odyssey Group, is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance and specialty insurance that operates through five Divisions: North America, Latin America, EuroAsia, London Market and U.S. Insurance.
Reinsurance is predominantly underwritten through Odyssey Reinsurance Company and specialty insurance is underwritten through Hudson Insurance Company, Hudson Specialty Insurance Company, Hudson Excess Insurance Company, Newline Insurance Company Limited and Newline Syndicate 1218 at Lloyd’s.
Diversification is a critical focus of our business strategy as it provides portfolio stability and allows us to rapidly respond to business opportunities as they emerge around the world. We have 34 discrete business units organized along different product, territorial and distribution lines, with 18 of these focused on reinsurance and 16 dedicated to insurance markets.
Business is underwritten in more than 100 territories through a global network of 36 offices located in 13 countries.
Odyssey Group is wholly-owned by Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited, a financial services holding company with total assets of $43.4 billion and $11.8 billion in shareholders’ equity as of December 31, 2016. Fairfax is traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol FFH.