Sentinel Risk Insurance Group Acquires Horizon Insurance

Acquisition of Toronto-based brokerage furthers Sentinel Risk’s ongoing commitment to the independent broker channel; marking seven offices across Ontario

Mississauga, ON (Oct. 22, 2019) – Sentinel Risk Insurance Group is pleased to announce the acquisition of Toronto-based independent insurance brokerage Horizon Insurance. Moving forward, Horizon Insurance will operate under the Sentinel Risk name and organization; the office will remain located in Etobicoke’s Islington Village. The acquisition marks another phase of growth for Sentinel Risk; the two-year-old brokerage has doubled in size since the merger between JWK Insurance and Darling Bobcaygeon in 2017.

“The independent broker channel is thriving in Ontario and plays an important role in the insurance industry for both our clients and the companies we work with,” said Greg Kruk, Partner, Sentinel Risk Insurance Group. “At Sentinel Risk we understand the importance of offering a true independent broker experience for our clients and we are proud to continue to offer this throughout Ontario, ensuring our clients are offered a fair choice with all of their insurance needs.”

“We are thrilled to be growing Sentinel Risk and opening another location in Central Ontario,” said David Kennedy, Partner, Sentinel Risk Insurance Group. “Within our industry we know that service excellence, strategic counsel and expertise contribute to a seamless client experience – this is something we strive to deliver on daily. By growing our network of Sentinel Risk offices, it allows us to strengthen these qualities, ensuring that our clients are receiving the premier service that we know they want.”

This acquisition further expands the Sentinel Risk portfolio offering across Central and Eastern Ontario; now operating with seven office locations.

About Sentinel Risk Insurance Group

Sentinel Risk Insurance Group has been providing insurance advice and claims support for clients since 1928. Previously operating under the JWK Insurance and Darling Bobcaygeon Insurance Brokerages. Sentinel Risk is a proud community member in the City of Kawartha Lakes, Durham Region and Downtown Toronto. Our Team is dedicated to giving back to the community that makes our business successful in the insurance industry. For more information, visit

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