Acquisitions expand Brokerlink’s presence in Ontario
Toronto, ON (Sept. 4, 2019) – BrokerLink, one of the largest property and casualty insurance brokerages in Canada, announced today that it has acquired Bradley’s Commercial Insurance Limited and Phil Leon Insurance Brokers Inc., effective September 1, 2019. Terms of the transactions were not disclosed.
Based in Stittsville, Ontario, family-owned and operated Bradley’s Insurance has been a cornerstone in the community for over 60 years. As a full-service brokerage, Bradley’s Insurance offers personal auto, home and farm insurance as well as customized commercial insurance services to meet the individual needs of customers. “This is an exciting and momentous move for us,” said Ross Bradley, President of Bradley’s Insurance. “Joining BrokerLink will strengthen the quality of service we provide our customers and we look forward to elevating that experience.”
Phil Leon Insurance, a family-owned and operated general insurance brokerage, has served Hamilton and surrounding areas for over 50 years. As a full service broker, Phil Leon Insurance offers personal home, auto, motorcycle and watercraft insurance, as well as commercial property and auto.
“We pride ourselves on looking after the insurance needs of our customers so they can enjoy the peace of mind that comes with knowing they are insured by dependable, financially sound insurers represented by our brokerage,” said David Leon, President of Phil Leon Insurance. “BrokerLink’s reputation in our community mirrors ours and I am confident BrokerLink will be able to give our customers the same peace of mind we have provided over the years.”
Ross Bradley will assist BrokerLink during the transition process. Bradley’s Insurance partners, Ray Shannon and Stacy Elliott will remain as key members of the BrokerLink team, as well as Chantal Pelletier, who will be taking on the role of Director, Eastern Ontario. David Leon and his staff will also continue to serve customers as part of the BrokerLink team.
“BrokerLink, Bradley’s Insurance and Phil Leon Insurance have one big thing in common – we are passionate about serving our customers,” said Joe D’Annunzio, President of BrokerLink. “Bradley’s Insurance and Phil Leon Insurance have built strong relationships in their communities and our goal is to continue to build upon those connections.”
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 Bradley’s Commercial Insurance Ltd.
Founded in 1956 by long-time Stittsville resident, Silas C. Bradley, Bradley’s Insurance has maintained its reputation as a pillar in the community. Bradley’s Insurance has long prided itself on providing customers with a full range of insurance brokerage services, from home, farm and auto insurance to commercial.
About Phil Leon Insurance Brokers Inc.
Phil Leon Insurance has been working with individuals and business owners in Hamilton and the surrounding communities since 1965. With a reputation of providing personalized and customized service, Phil Leon Insurance helps customers find coverage for home, auto, watercraft, recreational vehicle and business.
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