Fairfax began after you had already started Hamblin Watsa Investment Counsel. Would you please tell us about how you started Hamblin Watsa?

Hamblin Watsa Investment Counsel opened its doors in 1984. After working as an investment analyst and money manager in large organizations, I teamed with my former boss  from Confederation Life, Tony Hamblin, to start our own investment manager where we could run our business and manage money in our own style, answering only to our clients.

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