SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
FAIRFAX FINANCIAL HOLDINGS LTD/ CAN

(Last) (First) (Middle)
95 WELLINGTON STREET WEST
SUITE 800

(Street)
TORONTO A6 M5J 2N7

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
AbitibiBowater Inc. [ ABH ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director X 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
04/17/2012
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
Form filed by One Reporting Person
X Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock, $0.001 par value ("Common Shares") 04/17/2012 J (1) 955,038 A $0 (1) 18,460,789 I See Footnotes (2)
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
FAIRFAX FINANCIAL HOLDINGS LTD/ CAN

(Last) (First) (Middle)
95 WELLINGTON STREET WEST
SUITE 800

(Street)
TORONTO A6 M5J 2N7

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
WATSA V PREM ET AL

(Last) (First) (Middle)
95 WELLINGTON STREET WEST
SUITE 800

(Street)
TORONTO A6 M5J 2N7

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
1109519 ONTARIO LTD

(Last) (First) (Middle)
95 WELLINGTON STREET WEST
SUITE 800

(Street)
TORONTO A6 M5J 2N7

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
SIXTY TWO INVESTMENT CO LTD

(Last) (First) (Middle)
1600 CATHEDRAL PLACE
925 WEST GEORGIA ST.

(Street)
VANCOUVER A1 V6C 3L3

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
810679 ONTARIO LTD

(Last) (First) (Middle)
95 WELLINGTON STREET WEST
SUITE 800

(Street)
TORONTO A6 M5J 2N7

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Federated Insurance CO of Canada

(Last) (First) (Middle)
717 PORTAGE AVENUE

(Street)
WINNIPEG A2 R3C 3C9

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
LOMBARD GENERAL INSURANCE CO OF CANADA

(Last) (First) (Middle)
105 ADELAIDE STREET WEST
3RD FLOOR

(Street)
TORONTO A6 M5H 1P9

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Lombard Insurance CO

(Last) (First) (Middle)
105 ADELAIDE STREET WEST
3RD FLOOR

(Street)
TORONTO A6 M5H 1P9

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
COMMONWEALTH INSURANCE CO

(Last) (First) (Middle)
595 BURRARD STREET
SUITE 1500, BOX 49115 BENTALL TOWER III

(Street)
VANCOUVER A1 V7X 1G4

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
MARKEL INSURANCE CO OF CANADA

(Last) (First) (Middle)
55 UNIVERSITY AVENUE
SUITE 1500

(Street)
TORONTO A6 M5J 2H7

(City) (State) (Zip)
Explanation of Responses:
1. In connection with the completion of the take-over bid by AbitibiBowater Inc. ("AbitibiBowater") to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of Fibrek Inc. ("Fibrek"), the Reporting Persons, as shareholders of Fibrek, received 0.0284 Common Shares (plus Cdn$0.55 in cash) as consideration per Fibrek common share, for an aggregate total of 955,041 Common Shares.
2. The Common Shares are held by Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax"), certain of its subsidiaries and the pension plans of certain subsidiaries of Fairfax, including, following the transactions reported herein, 698,435 Common Shares held by Northbridge Commercial Insurance Corporation, 432,498 Common Shares held by Northbridge Indemnity Insurance Corporation, 175,253 Common Shares held by Federated Insurance Company of Canada, 1,253,325 Common Shares held by Northbridge General Insurance Corporation, 344,477 Northbridge Personal Insurance Corporation, 1,749,215 Common Shares held by TIG Insurance Company, 5,630,638 Common Shares held by Odyssey Reinsurance Company and 744,431 Common Shares held by United States Fire Insurance Company.
/s/ V. Prem Watsa, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer 04/19/2012
/s/ V. Prem Watsa 04/19/2012
/s/ V. Prem Watsa, President 04/19/2012
/s/ V. Prem Watsa, President 04/19/2012
/s/ V. Prem Watsa, President 04/19/2012
/s/ Craig Pinnock, Chief Financial Officer 04/19/2012
/s/ Craig Pinnock, Chief Financial Officer 04/19/2012
/s/ Craig Pinnock, Chief Financial Officer 04/19/2012
/s/ Craig Pinnock, Chief Financial Officer 04/19/2012
/s/ Craig Pinnock, Chief Financial Officer 04/19/2012
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