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Smith & Associates, Standard Insurance consolidate

Posted by pathwayltd on January 11, 2017 at 9:00 AM

Insurance broker Smith & Associates in Thunder Bay, Ontario, has consolidated with regionally-owned brokerage Standard Insurance Brokers, effective January 10, 2017.

http://www.insurancebusiness.ca/ca/news/breaking-news/smith-and-associates-standard-insurance-consolidate-219404.aspx

Archway Insurance announces latest acquisition

Posted by pathwayltd on January 9, 2017 at 12:50 PM

 Nova-Scotia head quartered Archway Insurance, one of Atlantic Canada’s largest insurance brokerages, has announced its latest acquisition – the purchase of firm D.R. Hayman Insurance.  The move brings Archway’s total number of locations to 21 across New Brunswick and N.S.

http://www.insurancebusiness.ca/ca/news/breaking-news/archway-insurance-announces-latest-acquisition-219230.aspx

Hub International acquires Mainline Insurance

Posted by pathwayltd on January 9, 2017 at 12:45 PM

Global insurance brokerage Hub International has announced the acquisition of Canadian firm Mainline Insurance Brokers.

http://www.insurancebusiness.ca/ca/news/breaking-news/hub-international-acquires-canadas-mainline-insurance-219231.aspx

Archway Insurance purchases Alliance Assurance

Posted by pathwayltd on December 12, 2016 at 10:50 AM

Archway Insurance, one of Atlantic Canada’s largest insurance brokerages, announced on Tuesday that it will purchase Alliance Assurance effective Dec. 31.

 

Find new solutionsAlliance is one of the largest brokerages in New Brunswick, with nine locations serving communities across the province, Archway said in a press release.

http://www.canadianunderwriter.ca/insurance/archway-insurance-enters-nine-new-brunswick-communities-purchase-alliance-assurance-effective-d...

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The Co-operators acquires Assurance Aubin Insurance Brokers Ltd.

Posted by pathwayltd on November 2, 2016 at 10:45 AM

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, Wawa and Terrace Bay, Ont.

http://www.canadianunderwriter.ca/commercial-lines/co-operators-acquires-assurance-aubin-insurance-brokers-ltd-1004102713/

IBAO president: Technology is slowing brokers down

Posted by pathwayltd on October 18, 2016 at 9:45 AM

“Consumers want things very quickly, and they want things done correctly the first time,” Traci Boland, partner at Ontario West Insurance Brokers and the incoming president of the Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario (IBAO), told Insurance Business.  “We do need the technology from broker management systems, and we need the technology from the companies, so that we can service our clients and be the front-line spokespeople for the companies… and right now that...

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RSA Canada formalizes president and CEO appointment

Posted by pathwayltd on October 4, 2016 at 10:10 AM

RSA Canada announced yesterday that it has appointed Martin Thompson as president and CEO, effective immediately.

http://www.insurancebusiness.ca/ca/news/breaking-news/rsa-canada-formalizes-president-and-ceo-appointment-214842.aspx

Alastair Campbell: insurance missing out on a certain type of candidate

Posted by pathwayltd on October 2, 2016 at 9:20 PM
Insurance – which most will admit is suffering from a talent shortage – might be missing out on some of the best candidates because it is overlooking those with mental health issues.

LDP, Riverin Girard and Ouellet Fillion to merge operations

Posted by pathwayltd on October 2, 2016 at 7:15 PM

Lussier Dale Parizeau (LDP), Riverin Girard & Associés, and Ouellet Fillion & Associés announced Tuesday that they are merging their operations.

http://www.insurancebusiness.ca/news/ldp-riverin-girard-and-ouellet-fillion-to-merge-operations-214549.aspx

Wawanesa, New Brunswick???s largest auto insurer decides against large rate hike

Posted by pathwayltd on October 2, 2016 at 7:15 PM

Wawanesa, New Brunswick’s largest auto insurance company, is looking into ways to fix its increasing losses in the province after deciding not to raise its rates next year by over 35%.

http://www.insurancebusiness.ca/news/new-brunswicks-largest-auto-insurer-decides-against-large-rate-hike-214371.aspx


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