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PEAK announces - "competitive partnership" with L.E.S Financial

Posted by pathwayltd on December 12, 2016 at 10:40 AM
Independent multidisciplinary insurance dealer PEAK Financial Group has announced that it has made a major transaction with L.E.S Financial Services, with the goal of forming a partnership between the two.

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/

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/

Here are the factors that affect Ontario motorists??? insurance rates

Posted by pathwayltd on October 27, 2016 at 1:25 PM
A report published by auto insurance comparison site LowestRates.ca lists the major factors that are affecting Ontario’s auto insurance rates.

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.

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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How MBA schools are pushing students to build up their data literacy skills

Posted by pathwayltd on October 5, 2016 at 12:05 AM

Companies have more raw data on customers, markets and trends than ever before. MBA schools are training a new generation of execs to untangle it.

http://www.canadianbusiness.com/lists-and-rankings/best-mba-programs/big-data-literacy/

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/

Dartmouth, N.S.-headquartered A.P. Reid Insurance to acquire Robinson Insurance Brokers of Edmonton

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

Dartmouth, N.S.-headquartered brokerage A.P. Reid Insurance Limited announced on Friday its intention to acquire Robinson Insurance Brokers (RIB) of Edmonton.

 

Effective Nov. 1, the company’s brokerage operations will integrate under the A.P. Reid brand, and Daniel Robinson, the president and owner of RIB, will join the A.P. Reid management team as their western regional manager.

http://www.canadianunderwriter.ca/insurance/dartmouth-n-s-headquartered-p-reid-insur...

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