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How this top-tier Canadian brokerage plans to double its revenue in 5 years

July 11, 2018 by David Gambrill

Navacord Inc., Canada’s fifth-largest insurance brokerage by premium volume, has entered into an agreement that will see a management-led buyout of its minority capital partner, Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd., with the support of Madison Dearborn Partners (MDP), a leading private

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Your first step towards a digital brokerage lies in your BMS

January 19, 2018 by David Gambrill

How many brokers would be willing to change how their data is organized and housed if it meant a revenue increase of 144% per employee? The goal is actually within your reach, says Michael Howe, senior vice president of product

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Commercial Exchange

January 5, 2018 David Gambrill, Editor-in-Chief

Commercial brokers and carriers are close to launching real-time data exchange.

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Proposed law requires minimum number of broker quotations

November 22, 2017 David Gambrill, Editor-in-Chief

The Regroupement des cabinets de courtage d’assurance du Québec (RCCAQ), a Quebec broker association, is concerned about a proposed change to provincial law that would require brokerages to quote a minimum of four markets on any insurance proposal. Quebec introduced

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Archway Insurance joins forces with Jack & Co. Ltd.

November 2, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Atlantic Canada’s Archway Insurance is joining forces with Halifax-based Jack & Co. Ltd. and its affiliate, AFC Insurance Services of Cole Harbour, in a move meant to enhance the capabilities and extend the reach for both entities. The intent of

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McDougall Insurance & Financial merges with Monkman Gracie Johnston Insurance

August 1, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Ross McDougall, CEO of McDougall Insurance & Financial, announced on Tuesday that the brokerage has merged with Monkman Gracie Johnston Insurance effective immediately. Operating out of Peterborough, Ont., Monkman Insurance and its 22 employees join Belleville, Ont.-headquartered McDougall Insurance to

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Arthur J. Gallagher reports brokerage revenues of US$998.1 million for Q2 2017

July 31, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (AJG) has reported Brokerage revenues of US$998.1 million for the second quarter of 2017, up from US$997 million in the same quarter last year. Net earnings for the Brokerage segment for the quarter ending June

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Insurance Analytics Canada Summit speaker explains how brokerage caters to ‘need for speed demographic’

July 3, 2017 Greg Meckbach, Associate Editor

There are “all sorts of insights” that an insurance brokerage can get from customer data, but that data needs to be trustworthy, the head of an online commercial insurance brokerage told attendees at a recent conference. “If you don’t have

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Negligence finding against brokerage arising from denied commercial fire claim overturned

June 20, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Marsh Canada Ltd. was not contributorily negligent after a fire claim filed by a Halifax pub owner was denied by its Lloyd’s insurers because the property was neither sprinklered nor made of masonry, contrary to a statement on the insured’s

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Rogers Insurance Ltd. obtains minority shares purchase of Megson FitzPatrick Inc.

May 16, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Rogers Insurance Ltd. announced on Tuesday that it will obtain a minority shares purchase of Megson FitzPatrick Inc. The partnership between Calgary-based Rogers Insurance and Victoria, B.C.-based Megson FitzPatrick became effective May 5, Rogers Insurance said in a press release

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Brokerage Andrew Agencies Ltd. purchases Waggoner Insurance of Winnipeg

May 3, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Virden, Man.-based multi-line brokerage Andrew Agencies Ltd. has announced the acquisition of Waggoner Insurance effective May 1. Scott Andrew, president and CEO of Andrew Agencies and Ed Waggoner, president and CEO of Waggoner Insurance made the announcement in a press

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Arthur J. Gallagher reports brokerage revenues of US$878.5 million for Q1 2017

May 1, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (AJG) has reported brokerage revenues of US$878.5 million for the first quarter of 2017 ending March 31, up 6% from US$825.5 million in the first quarter of 2016. Rolling Meadows, Ill.-based AJG reported its financial