BrokerLink makes acquisitions in Athabasca, AB and Guelph, ON

BrokerLink acquires Athabasca branch of JDR Insurance

Toronto, ON (May 2, 2019) – JDR Insurance Athabasca (“JDRA”), a division of Tailor Made Insurance Services Ltd. (“Tailor Made”), announced today that BrokerLink has acquired the Athabasca, Alberta branch. BrokerLink is one of the largest property and casualty insurance brokerages in Canada.

The transaction was effective May 1, 2019. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Tailor Made President, Colin Knott, attributes JDRA’s success to providing customers with the most comprehensive insurance products and services at the most reasonable price. “We strongly believe that BrokerLink shares these same values and will continue to provide our Athabasca customers with the same outstanding service,” says Knott.

“JDRA will be a great fit as their reputation for exceptional customer service matches BrokerLink’s mission and organizational goals,” says Joe D’Annunzio, President of BrokerLink.

Through the acquisition, JDRA employees will continue to provide excellent service to customers as part of the BrokerLink team.

Brokerlink Acquires Amplex Insurance Brokers Ltd.

Toronto, ON (May 2, 2019) – Amplex Insurance Brokers Ltd. announced today they will join BrokerLink, one of Canada’s largest property and casualty insurance brokerages.

The transaction was effective May 1, 2019. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Located in Guelph, Ontario, Amplex has been providing personal and commercial insurance services to the community since 1980.

Amplex President, Bob Briden, believes that customers come first, and states: “We have provided our customers with products of the highest quality and unmatched customer service for almost 40 years, and we know that BrokerLink will carry on this tradition.”

“Amplex brings a reputation of exceptional customer service,” says Joe D’Annunzio, BrokerLink’s President. “It’s important that we keep this reputation alive and show customers what we have to offer.”

Bob Briden will move to BrokerLink to assist during the transition process. BrokerLink also welcomes Bijma Dass, Registered Insurance Advisor, who will continue to service customers as part of the BrokerLink team.

About Tailor Made Insurance Services Ltd.

Tailor Made is a family-owned and operated general insurance brokerage that has been servicing Sherwood Park and area since 1993. As independent insurance brokers, Tailor Made represents leading local, national, and international property and casualty insurance companies, as well as specializing in farm insurance products.

About Amplex Insurance Brokers Ltd.

Amplex Insurance Brokers Ltd. has been serving customers since 1980. Located in Guelph, Ontario, Amplex is a general insurance brokerage offering personal and commercial lines of insurance including auto, home, tenant, condo, motorcycle and trucking.

About BrokerLink

Established in 1991, the BrokerLink companies, which include Canada BrokerLink Inc., Canada BrokerLink (Ontario) Inc. and Macdonald Chisholm Incorporated, together constitute one of the largest Canadian property and casualty insurance brokerage operations with over 140 offices supported by more than 1,800 employees across Ontario, Alberta and Atlantic Canada. The BrokerLink companies are subsidiaries of Intact Financial Corporation (TSX: IFC).

Source: BrokerLink