Brokerlink Acquires H.C. Hopper Insurance Agency

Alberta-based H.C. Hopper Insurance Agency Inc. joins BrokerLink

Toronto, ON (June 4, 2019) – H.C. Hopper Insurance Agency Inc. (“Hopper”) announced today they will join BrokerLink, one of Canada’s largest property and casualty insurance brokerages.

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

Located in Calgary, Alberta, Hopper has provided personal and commercial insurance services to the community since 1982.

President of Hopper, Stephanie Ketchin, has carried on her father’s mission of providing reliable products and services using a customer-driven approach. “We believe building positive relationships are essential to business success,” says Ketchin. “BrokerLink goes beyond customer expectations to deliver an outstanding experience, which is why we believe they are the right fit.”

“We are excited to welcome Hopper to the BrokerLink family,” says Joe D’Annunzio, BrokerLink’s President. “Hopper’s dedicated insurance professionals understand our values of striving for excellence and offering the best solutions to our customers.”

Stephanie Ketchin is a leader in the insurance industry and is actively involved in educating her fellow insurance professionals, having taught many seminars and courses within the industry. Stephanie and her team will continue to provide exceptional customer service as part of the BrokerLink team.

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 130 offices supported by more than 1,700 employees across Ontario, Alberta and Atlantic Canada. The BrokerLink companies are subsidiaries of Intact Financial Corporation (TSX: IFC).

About H.C. Hopper Insurance Agency

H.C. Hopper Insurance Agency Inc. has been serving customers since 1982. Located in Calgary, Alberta, Hopper is a general insurance brokerage offering personal and commercial lines of insurance including business, home, auto, travel, motorcycle, and antique and classic vehicle.

Source: BrokerLink

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