JAB’s Pet Insurance Business to Acquire Global Pet Insurance Operations of Fairfax Financial, Expanding Its Presence in the Fast-Growing Industry


Fairfax Also to Make Significant Investment in JAB’s Latest Consumer Fund, which will Include Pet Insurance as a Core Part of its Portfolio

JAB Holding Company (“JAB”) and Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) today announced a transformational strategic partnership, in which JAB’s pet insurance business has agreed to acquire all of Fairfax’s interests in the Crum & Forster Pet Insurance Group™ (“C&F Pet”) and Pethealth Inc., including all of their worldwide operations. As part of the transaction, Fairfax will also make a $200 million1 investment in JCP V, JAB’s latest consumer fund.

Pethealth To Acquire Microchip Registry Operations of the Michelson Found Animals Foundation

Transaction marks fifteen years of industry transformation and enables Michelson Found Animals Foundation to focus on new initiatives to serve pets and pet parents

LOS ANGELES and OAKVILLE, Ontario – July 21, 2021 – Michelson Found Animals Foundation (“Michelson Found Animals”), a Los Angeles-based animal welfare organization, today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement with Pethealth Inc. (“Pethealth”), a leading provider of pet insurance, lost pet recovery and shelter management software in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, for the acquisition of its microchip registry operations.

Crum & Forster Accident & Health Appoints Nicole Bennett New Pethealth Inc. Chief Executive Officer

Teams to benefit from seasoned insurance industry strategist

Eatontown, New Jersey (October 19, 2020) -- Crum & Forster, Accident & Health ( today announced that Nicole Bennett has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of recently integrated Pethealth Inc. ( Pethealth, in a deal expected to close by the end of the fourth quarter 2020, will become part of Crum & Forster Holdings Corp. Accident & Health division, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (

Pethealth to Combine with Crum & Forster Accident & Health Will Create Fourth Largest Pet Insurance Entity in U.S. Market

Eatontown, New Jersey (August 19, 2020) -- Crum & Forster, Accident & Health ( announces that Pethealth Inc. ( will complete a reorganization transaction that will result in Pethealth combining with the Crum & Forster family and becoming a wholly owned subsidiary of Crum & Forster Holdings Corp, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ( The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to close by the end of the fourth quarter of 2020.

National Data Collected by 24PetWatch Indicates a 36% Decrease in Pet Adoptions During COVID-19C

As the world continues to navigate through a new reality, animal shelters across the U.S. are encouraging Americans to remember the nation’s pet population which remains vulnerable and in-need. Shelters from coast-to-coast are working together to raise awareness of the need for, and benefits of, pet adoption as they prepare for a surge in animals that will require permanent homes when the pandemic eventually subsides.

Pethealth Inc. Finalist for Best Workplace Culture and HR Champion (CEO) in the 2019 Canadian HR Awards

Pethealth Inc. (“Pethealth”) announces that it has been selected as a Finalist for The Ultimate Software Award for Best Workplace Culture and The KPMG in Canada Award for HR Champion (CEO) in the 6th annual Canadian HR Awards, the biggest showcase of excellence in the Canadian HR sector and the most prestigious representation of people-centric leadership and innovation in the business.

Pethealth Partners with Spay/Neuter Clinic Software company, ClinicHQ

Pethealth Inc. (“Pethealth”) is pleased to announce their partnership with Clinic HQ, a provider of spay/neuter clinic software. 24PetWatch®, a Pethealth brand, is now the preferred microchip provider of Clinic HQ. 24PetWatch® offers industry standard microchip technology and a 24/7/365 lost pet recovery department operated by live agents.

Pethealth Acquires Canadian Pet Insurance Business Pets Plus Us

Pethealth Inc. (“Pethealth”) is proud to announce the acquisition of Pets Plus Us from Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Company of Canada (“RSA”). The Pets Plus Us business will join the ranks of Pethealth’s offerings in the Canadian pet insurance market, 24PetWatch and Ontario SPCA Pet Insurance Programs.

VioVet Ltd. Acquires UK Pet Retailer Berriewood Pet Supplies

VioVet Ltd ("VioVet"), part of the Pethealth Inc. (“Pethealth”) family of companies, is proud to announce the acquisition of Berriewood Pet Supplies ("Berriewood"), one of the top specialty pet supply wholesalers in the UK. The Berriewood business will join Pethealth’s group of UK pet supply retailers, VioVet and VetMedsDirect.