TORONTO, NOVEMBER 4, 2022 – BrokerLink continues to grow in Ontario and Alberta with the acquisition of Ontario-based D. G. Smith Insurance Brokers (D. G. Smith Insurance), Teck Insurance Brokers Limited (Teck Insurance) and Alberta-based Robinson Insurance Centre (Robinson Insurance), all of which closed November 1.
All three acquisitions enable BrokerLink to contribute to additional communities and offer insurance solutions tailored to meet the needs of new and existing customers.
D. G. Smith Insurance, based in Uxbridge, Southern Ontario
Established in 1981, D. G. Smith Insurance has offered a wide range of product options, including home, auto, business and farm insurance. The D. G. Smith Insurance team believes in supporting local families by offering more than just insurance and has been actively involved in the Uxbridge community. Employees will continue to serve their local community as part of BrokerLink.
Teck Insurance, located in Kirkland Lake, Northern Ontario
Since 1964, Teck Insurance has served Kirkland Lake and its neighbouring communities, from Temiskaming Shores to Timmins, finding the best insurance coverage to meet the specific needs of their customers in their northern surroundings.
“Finding the right insurance coverage to give our customers peace of mind is our top priority,” says John Sullivan, President Teck Insurance. “We’re excited to continue to go above and beyond for our customers and community members, as part of the BrokerLink team.”
Robinson Insurance, established in Redcliff, Southern Alberta
Robinson Insurance has proudly served Redcliff, Medicine Hat and the surrounding areas for 25 years. The brokerage has helped customers find coverage for home, auto, business, tenants and condo insurance, and will continue to do so as part of BrokerLink.
Investing in local Canadian communities
BrokerLink is dedicated to investing in the communities it serves. In addition to its latest acquisitions, the company acquired 20 brokerages during this past year, including:
- Alberta: Crowsnest Insurance, Bow Valley Insurance, Tailor Made Insurance and Maple Insurance.
- Ontario: DPM Insurance Group, Blair Insurance, A&A Insurance, Greg Kelly Insurance, Rice Inc., Nickel City Insurance Brokers, Atto & Associates Insurance, Insurance Executives and Goodison Insurance, J. W. Davis Insurance Brokers and Kuhn & Associates Insurance and Financial Services, L & M Dallaire Insurance and Cryderman Insurance.
- Atlantic: McTague Insurance, Bluenose Insurance and Current Maritime.
“We admire the strong ties these brokerages have in their communities and are excited to welcome our new team members to the BrokerLink family,” says Michael Stack, Vice President of Acquisitions, BrokerLink. “We plan to continue building relationships in Uxbridge, Kirkland Lake, Redcliff and the outlying communities, as we extend our knowledge and expertise to new and existing customers.”
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 3,000 employees, we’re proud to say that BrokerLink has become one of Canada’s largest property and casualty insurance brokerages.
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