The Fairfax Group
As part of the Fairfax Group, DMC Insurance has access to significant resources and products to better serve our brokers and clients. Fairfax was founded in 1985 by the present Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, V. Prem Watsa. The company has been under present management since 1985 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada. Its common shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol FFH and it has a market capitalization of over $12 billion. Since its inception in 1985, the company has generated an average annualized rate of return in book value of over 20% and an average annualized increase in market value of over 19%.
Crum & Forster®
DMC Insurance’s underwriting partner for transportation insurance is Crum & Forster®, a Fairfax Company. It provides specialty and standard commercial line products through admitted and surplus lines insurance companies with a proud history going back to 1822. Crum & Forster® writes almost $2 billion in written premium annually, is rated A, “Excellent” by A.M. Best and has over 2,000 employees in 50 locations nationwide. Crum & Forster®’s claims and risk engineering services are regarded among the best in the industry. Their distribution network is comprised of retailers, wholesalers, and MGAs. Crum & Forster®’s agile structure enables us to respond quickly to the changing needs of our clients while reinforcing our commitment to service excellence.