BrokerLink expands presence by three in the GTA

TORONTO, November 13, 2023 – BrokerLink continues to grow in Ontario with the asset acquisition of the Solutions Financial PCC Inc. o/a All-Risks Burlington (“All-Risks Insurance”) on October 1, 2023, and the share acquisitions of Dowhaniuk Insurance Brokers Inc. (“Dowhaniuk Insurance”) and Heinsoo Insurance Brokers Ltd. (“Heinsoo Insurance”) each on November 1, 2023. These three acquisitions expand BrokerLink’s well-established footprint in the Greater Toronto Area.

Growing in the Greater Toronto Area

We’re excited to continue to increase our presence in these three communities and are pleased to welcome our new team members and customers to BrokerLink”, says Lindsay Loughridge, Vice President of Ontario and Digital Distribution. “As we grow in Ontario, we remain committed to the communities we serve, and pride ourselves on delivering customized insurance solutions; being an employer of choice and investing in these communities by supporting a wide range of local initiatives.

The All-Risks Insurance Burlington office has provided insurance solutions to the surrounding community since 2009, offering a broad array of insurance products, including home, auto and business tailored to the unique needs of customers.

Located in Hamilton, Dowhaniuk Insurance has provided coverage options for personal and commercial insurance customers for over 20 years. The professionals at Dowhaniuk Insurance have decades of combined experience and extensive knowledge of the Greater Toronto Area, which helps the team understand specific customer needs and provide expert advice.

Toronto-based Heinsoo Insurance has served the Greater Toronto Area for over 70 years, as a family owned and operated business, that takes pride in customizing insurance solutions for new and existing customers, including personal auto, property and complex commercial risks.

Over the years, we’ve fostered long-lasting relationships with our customers and have remained dedicated to serving them with our local knowledge and expertise,” says Tom Heinsoo, President of Heinsoo Insurance. “I’m confident that our customers will benefit from BrokerLink’s customer-driven approach, and its network, scale and access to new technologies.

All-Risks Insurance’s Burlington office, Dowhaniuk Insurance and Heinsoo Insurance team members will continue serving their communities as part of the BrokerLink team.

BrokerLink has invested in Ontario communities for many years, acquiring many well-respected insurance brokerages. The company sees a strong future in this region and looks forward to helping new and existing customers as it grows.

About BrokerLink

Since 1991 we’ve had a vision: to build a network of trusted insurance brokers across the country, working directly in the communities we serve. With over 200 branches and 3,400 employees, we’re proud to say that BrokerLink has become one of Canada’s largest property and casualty insurance brokerages.

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