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Chelsea Avondale acquires Max Canada’s Canadian operations

December 5, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Chelsea Avondale has acquired MAX Canada Insurance Company, which will continue to serve faith-based and Anabaptist communities under its existing name. Closing Nov. 30, the purchase included the acquisition of all MAX Canada-related operations in Canada, including Mutual Aid Insurance

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The Co-operators acquires Assurance Aubin Insurance Brokers Ltd.

November 1, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Co-operators General Insurance Company announced on Tuesday that its wholly-owned subsidiary has purchased Assurance Aubin Insurance Brokers Ltd. The brokerage’s portfolio includes personal and commercial insurance policies, The Co-operators said in a press release. Assurance Aubin has locations in Hearst,

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Archway Insurance purchases H.S. Terris Insurance

October 24, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Archway Insurance has enhanced its commitment to Nova Scotia’s Cumberland County, where its head office is located, with the purchase of Springhill-based H.S. Terris Insurance. Effective Nov. 1, Amherst, N.S.-based brokerage announced Monday, the acquisition will build on its presence

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Canada Pension Plan Investment Board to acquire Lloyd’s syndicate Ascot Underwriting for US$1.1 billion

September 16, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) announced on Friday that it has signed an agreement with American International Group (AIG) to acquire 100% of Ascot, AIG’s Lloyd’s platform, for a “total consideration” of US$1.1 billion. The CPPIB said in

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Hub International acquires Ontario brokerage Sarjeant Insurance Brokers, second Canadian acquisition in one day

September 8, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Global insurance brokerage Hub International Limited announced on Thursday that it has acquired Barrie, Ont.-based Sarjeant Insurance Brokers Limited. Terms of the acquisitions were not disclosed. Hub has acquired the shares of Sarjeant, which specializes in providing property and casualty

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Hub International acquires New Dimensions Underwriters Ltd.

September 8, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Global insurance brokerage Hub International Limited has acquired Edmonton-based New Dimensions Underwriters Ltd. The terms of the acquisition of the managing general agency were not disclosed, notes a statement this week from Chicago-based Hub International, which provides property and casualty,

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AIG reaches agreement to sell United Guaranty Corporation to Arch Capital for US$3.4 billion

August 17, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

American International Group, Inc. has entered into an agreement to sell its 100% interest in United Guaranty Corporation (UGC) to Arch Capital Group Ltd. for US$3.4 billion, a move in line with AIG’s continuing efforts to streamline operations and better

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Totten Insurance Group acquires Canadian Resources Insurance Solutions

August 3, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

National insurance managing general agency Totten Insurance Group announced on Wednesday that it has acquired the shares of Canadian Resources Insurance Solutions, Inc. (CRIS), a Sudbury, Ont. based insurance wholesaler. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed, but Hub International

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Waterloo, Ont.’s Lackner McLennan acquires Erb and Erb Insurance Brokers

August 2, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Lackner McLennan Insurance Ltd. announced on Tuesday that it has acquired Erb and Erb Insurance Brokers Ltd. Waterloo, Ont.-based Lackner McLennan (LMI) said in a press release that the acquisition occurred on Friday. Kitchener, Ont.-based Erb and Erb and Lackner

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Maritime brokers group welcomes MacDougall’s Insurance as newest member

June 20, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

The Independent Insurance Brokers Inc.’s (IIBI) newest member is MacDougall’s Insurance, a family-operated insurance brokerage that has operated in Cape Breton since 1930, a move that extends IIBI’s reach to Cape Breton Island for the first time. Formed in 2000

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MGB Claims Consultants announces acquisition of ProFormance Group Insurance Solutions

June 8, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

MGB Claims Consultants Inc. announced on Wednesday that it has acquired ProFormance Group Insurance Solutions Inc. “as part of an overall strategy for expansion to better service our clients and strengthen our presence in both the Lloyds of London and

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Economical Insurance to acquire largest pet insurer in Canada

May 18, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Economical Mutual Insurance Company has announced that it will acquire Petsecure, the largest pet insurer in Canada. Economical announced on Wednesday its intention to acquire Desjardins Group’s pet insurance business, Western Financial Insurance Company (WFIC) and its flagship brand Petsecure.