BrokerLink Acquires Major Brothers Insurance

Toronto, ON (Feb. 5, 2020) – BrokerLink, one of the largest property and casualty insurance brokerages in Canada, announced today that it has acquired Major Brothers Limited (“Major Brothers”) effective February 1, 2020. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Major Brothers, located in Halifax and Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, has provided personal and commercial insurance services to its community since 1922.

President of Major Brothers, Roger Ghiz, purchased the brokerage in 1982 with a mission to offer insurance products that provide peace of mind to clients, while building community engagement.

“We believe in building close relationships with our clients, employees and the surrounding community,” says Ghiz. “BrokerLink is community focused and puts the interests of their clients first, which is why we trust they will carry on our mission.”

President of BrokerLink and MCT Insurance, a division of BrokerLink, Joe D’Annunzio, says: “Major Brothers has a great team and we are excited to welcome them to our family. Atlantic Canada is an important region for our operation. We already serve a large number of communities in Atlantic Canada and we will continue to actively pursue acquisitions in the area.”

Major Brothers’ employees will continue to serve customers as part of the BrokerLink team. Roger Ghiz, will assist BrokerLink during the transition process.

About BrokerLink

BrokerLink constitutes one of the largest property and casualty insurance brokerages in Canada. Providing insurance solutions to community members since 1991, BrokerLink now consists of over 140 branches supported by more than 2,000 employees across Ontario, Alberta and Atlantic Canada. BrokerLink operates as MCT Insurance, a division of BrokerLink, in Atlantic Canada. BrokerLink is a subsidiary of Intact Financial Corporation (TSX: IFC), a certified Kincentric 2019 Best Employer in Canada. For more information, visit

About Major Brothers Limited

Major Brothers has been serving customers since 1982. Located in Halifax and Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Major Brothers employees have over 200 combined years in the insurance industry, offering personal and commercial lines of insurance including business, home, auto, motorcycle and classic vehicles.

Source: BrokerLink

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