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, ONTARIO 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)
06/14/2011
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?) 06/14/2011 P 442,100 A $22.7415 17,503,604 (2) I See footnote (1)
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, ONTARIO 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, ONTARIO 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, ONTARIO 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, BC 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, ONTARIO 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, ONTARIO A6 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, ONTARIO 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, ONTARIO 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, BC A6 V7X 1G4

(City) (State) (Zip)
Explanation of Responses:
1. The Common Shares are held by Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") and certain of its subsidiaries, including, following the transactions reported herein, 153,221 Common Shares held by Federated Insurance Company of Canada, 814,984 Common Shares held by Lombard General Insurance Company of Canada, 327,172 Common Shares held by Lombard Insurance Company, and 371,003 Common Shares held by Commonwealth Insurance Company.
2. Fairfax and certain of its subsidiaries own $1.26 million aggregate principal amount of bonds issued by AbitibiBowater Inc. ("AbitibiBowater") and its subsidiaries. As bondholders, Fairfax and its subsidiaries received 53,343 Common Shares on April 19, 2011 (included herein) in connection with AbitibiBowater's bankruptcy proceedings. In the future, Fairfax and its subsidiaries may receive additional Common Shares that are currently held in escrow in consideration for such bonds, pending resolution by the courts of a number of on-going claims arising from AbitibiBowater's bankruptcy proceedings. The number of Common Shares that may be distributed in the future to bondholders through the bankruptcy proceedings has not been determined at this time.
/s/ Eric P. Salsberg, Vice President, Corporate Affairs 06/16/2011
/s/ V. Prem Watsa 06/16/2011
/s/ V. Prem Watsa, President 06/16/2011
/s/ V. Prem Watsa, President 06/16/2011
/s/ V. Prem Watsa, President 06/16/2011
/s/ Silvy Wright, Director 06/16/2011
/s/ Silvy Wright, Director 06/16/2011
/s/ Silvy Wright, Director 06/16/2011
/s/ Silvy Wright, Director 06/16/2011
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