Canadian Underwriter


April 9, 2012   by Canadian Underwriter magazine

The Guarantee Company of North America: We Have Time For You!

April 9, 2012 marks the 140th Anniversary of The Guarantee Company of North America.

Since we opened our first office in Montreal in 1872, The Guarantee has grown to seven offices within Canada and 21 branches throughout the USA. With the reputation for high quality, competitively priced products and superior claims service we have become the largest and oldest specialty insurer in Canada.

“After 140 years, our company philosophy is still based on the original principle that product specialization and financial strength are key factors in building a successful business. This year we will celebrate our past, while looking forward to the future,” says Robert Dempsey, President & COO, The Guarantee Company of North America.


In partnership with independent brokers and agents, The Guarantee offers a unique and wide range of specialty products, including Surety, Crime, D & O, Fidelity, Guarantee SUPERIOR and Guarantee Gold. Operating in all provinces and territories within Canada, The Guarantee head office is located in Toronto, with branch offices in Vancouver, Edmonton, Woodstock, Montreal, Quebec City and Halifax. Our USA home office is located in Detroit, Michigan and operates under the name of The Guarantee Company of North America since December 2003.

With 140 years in the North American market, we are well positioned to embrace the future with the same commitment to operational and service excellence we have shown in the past.


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