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Commercial insurer Ironshore Canada rebranding

September 16, 2018 by Greg Meckbach

Commercial specialty insurer Ironshore Canada is being re-branded as Liberty Mutual Canada. In addition to Ironshore, Liberty International Underwriters Canada is also being rebranded as Liberty Mutual Canada, the insurer announced Thursday. But for the rest of 2018, “policies will

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Clear policy exclusion wins the day in class action against credit union

July 8, 2018 by Greg Meckbach

A clear exclusion pertaining to fees and commissions in a credit union’s professional liability policy means Liberty International Underwriters will not have to defend a British Columbia credit union against a class-action lawsuit related to machine charges outside of Canada. Coast

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Home telematics startup Roost closes second round of funding with investments from Desjardins Insurance and Aviva Ventures

August 23, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Roost, a U.S.-based innovator in smart home telematics for the insurance industry, announced on Wednesday it has closed its second round of funding with US$10.4 million in investments from three companies, including Desjardins Insurance. The US$10.4 million Series B funding includes strategic investments from three companies, led by Aviva Ventures, with participation from Desjardins Insurance and Fosun RZ Capital in China, noted information from Sunnyvale, Calif.-headquartered Roost. Existing investors also participated in the round, bringing total funding to date to US$17 million.…