Insurance Company «Universalna» has international shareholding structure.
The main shareholder of Universalna is FairFax Holding Ukraine (FFHU), that has acquired 99,66% of controlling stake in Universalna.
Fairfax (Canada, Toronto) has 70% and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (“EBRD”, the UK, London) has 30% of shares in the FairFax Holding Ukraine.
FAIRFAX FINANCIAL HOLDINGS LIMITED (Fairfax) – is a holding company, which through its subsidiaries, is engaged in property and casualty insurance and reinsurance and the associated investment management.
Fairfax was founded in 1985 by the current Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, V. Prem Watsa. The company has been under present management since 1985 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada. Its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol FFH. Fairfax insurance and reinsurance companies operate on the basis of decentralization and autonomous management teams in each country, applying a focused underwriting strategy to their markets.
More information is available at www.fairfax.ca
EBRD – The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, headquartered in London (UK).
An international financial institution that is owned by 69 countries, as well as the European Union and the European Investment Bank. EBRD is one of the largest investors in Ukraine, that promotes the development of the private sector and entrepreneurial initiative in 38 economies across three continents. The Bank cooperates closely with state-owned companies, supports the processes of structural reorganization and improvement of public utilities in Ukraine.
The EBRD is a shareholder of Universalna since 2011.
More information is available at - www.ebrd.com