The Co-operators acquires Robert Poirier & Associés, Courtier d’assurance inc.

Montreal, QC (Oct. 3, 2018) – The Co-operators announced today it has purchased Robert Poirier & Associés, Courtier d’assurance inc. (Assurance Robert Poirier) in Gatineau, Quebec.

The brokerage’s portfolio includes personal and commercial insurance policies. Any existing insurance coverage a client has will remain in effect for the current term of their policies.

“The Co-operators has seen steady growth in Quebec over the past several years, and acquiring this book of business is a prime example of our commitment to expanding our distribution system in the province,” said Rob Wesseling, president and CEO of The Co-operators. “We look forward to helping our new clients get the insurance and investment products they need to achieve financial security, and ultimately, peace of mind.”

Clients will enjoy the exemplary service of a leading national insurance co-operative and have access to a full suite of insurance products including home, auto, life, travel and commercial.

About The Co-operators

The Co-operators Group Limited is a Canadian co-operative with more than $42 billion in assets under administration. It has a strong and steadily growing presence in Quebec, offering clients home, auto, life, group, travel and commercial insurance, as well as investment products.

The Co-operators is well known for its community involvement and its commitment to sustainability. The Co-operators is listed among the Best Employers in Canada by Aon Hewitt; Corporate Knights’ Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada; and the Top 50 Socially Responsible Corporations in Canada by Sustainalytics and Maclean’s magazine. For more information, visit

SOURCE: The Co-operators

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