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St. Johns, Nfld.-based brokerage Cal LeGrow Insurance joins Canadian Broker Network

Posted by pathwayltd on March 22, 2017 at 10:35 AM

Canada’s network of independent insurance brokers, the Canadian Broker Network (CBN), announced on Tuesday that Cal LeGrow Insurance Ltd., from St. John’s, Newfoundland, has joined the network.

http://www.canadianunderwriter.ca/insurance/st-johns-nfld-based-brokerage-cal-legrow-insurance-joins-canadian-broker-network-1004110583/

Insurance Agency M&As hit second highest level in Canada and US

Posted by pathwayltd on February 1, 2017 at 1:15 PM

In 2016, mergers and acquisitions (M&As) of insurance agencies hit record levels, a report has found.  The annual study by OPTIS Partners revealed that the number of reported insurance agency M&As last year was the second-highest to date. A total of 449 deals were recorded in both the United States and Canada, slightly lower than 2015’s record of 456.

http://www.insurancebusiness.ca/ca/news/breaking-news/insurance-agency-mandas-hit-second-highest-level-in-canada-and-u...

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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

CMW Insurance Services, Capri Insurance Services merger positions new company for growth

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

The merger of CMW Insurance Services Ltd. and Capri Insurance Services Ltd. creates one of the largest independent, employee-owned insurance brokerages and risk management firms in Western Canada, the companies reported Monday.

http://www.canadianunderwriter.ca/commercial-lines/cmw-insurance-services-capri-insurance-services-merger-positions-new-company-growth-1004106397/

Toronto-based Moore-McLean Insurance Group acquires Hallmark Insurance Group of Companies of Markham, Ont.

Posted by pathwayltd on October 31, 2016 at 2:45 PM

Toronto-based Moore-McLean Insurance Group Ltd. announced on Friday that it has acquired the assets of Markham, Ont.-based Hallmark Insurance Group and its family of companies.

http://www.canadianunderwriter.ca/insurance/toronto-based-moore-mclean-insurance-group-acquires-hallmark-insurance-group-companies-markham-ont-1004102591/

From traditional brokerage to digital retailer

Posted by pathwayltd on October 27, 2016 at 12:40 AM

“Being in the digital world is really not for the faint hearted,” according to Dario Battista, president & CEO of iSure insurance brokers.

http://www.insurancebusiness.ca/ca/news/breaking-news/from-traditional-brokerage-to-digital-retailer-216097.aspx

 

AGENCY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS: WHAT'S NEW FOR THE END OF 2016

Posted by pathwayltd on October 26, 2016 at 1:20 PM
Agencies considering the purchase of a new agency management system have never had a better time to do it. System vendors are in the midst of introducing a wide variety of new features designed to improve agencies' efficiency, cut down on time spent on paperwork, and create more time for building strong relationships with customers.

IBM and Majesco form five-year partnership to accelerate new global insurance services

Posted by pathwayltd on October 4, 2016 at 10:25 AM

Technology company IBM announced on Monday a five-year partnership with Majesco – a global provider of core insurance software, consulting and services for insurance business transformation – to jointly offer a new cognitive, cloud-based platform to help insurance carriers worldwide create new services on IBM Cloud.

http://www.canadianunderwriter.ca/commercial-lines/ibm-majesco-form-five-year-partnership-accelerate-new-global-insurance-services-1004100870/

Brokers challenges presenting opportunities: new IBAC president

Posted by pathwayltd on October 2, 2016 at 6:05 PM

The issues facing the broker channel – such as the regulatory environment and technology – are collective, but the channel is strong together, Robert Harrison, new president of the Insurance Brokers Association of Canada (IBAC), said during the association’s annual general meeting in Charlottetown, P.E.I. on Saturday.

http://www.canadianunderwriter.ca/insurance/brokers-challenges-presenting-opportunities-new-ibac-president-1004100847/

Wynward Insurance Group Selected for Third Consecutive Year as One of Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers

Posted by pathwayltd on March 30, 2016 at 10:30 AM

For the third year in a row Wynward Insurance Group has been selected as one of Canada’s Top 100 Small & Medium Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc, as announced in the March 29, 2016 edition of The Globe

http://www.canadianunderwriter.ca/inspress/wynward-insurance-group-selected-third-consecutive-year-one-canadas-top-small-medium-employers/


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