Westland Insurance acquires Assurances R. Legault

Westland continues to grow across Canada with new Quebec acquisition

Surrey, BC (Jan. 6, 2023) – Westland Insurance, Canada’s largest independent insurance broker, is pleased to announce it has acquired Assurances R. Legault, effective January 1st. The addition of this brokerage to the Westland family furthers its expansion across Canada and increases its growing footprint in Quebec.

Assurances R. Legault is based in Montreal and is a family-owned, second-generation insurance brokerage, offering services to their business and personal clients in both French and English since 1980. Brokerage principals Philippe Legault and Isabelle Jean are remaining with Westland in business development roles to assist with growth in the province.

“Today marks an exciting moment for us as we welcome Assurances R. Legault to Westland,” says Jamie Lyons, Westland’s President & CEO. “We are thrilled to be expanding our presence in Quebec, a province that remains key to our national story and our ambition to be Canada’s favourite insurance brokerage. We feel tremendous cultural alignment with Philipp, Isabelle, and the incredible team at Legault.”

Westland continues to invest in and grow its business in Canada, both organically and through strategic acquisitions.

About Westland Insurance Group

Westland Insurance Group is one of the largest and fastest-growing independent insurance brokers in Canada. Trading over $2.5 billion of premium, Westland continues to expand coast to coast. Westland’s brokers provide expertise and advisory-based services across commercial, personal, employee benefits, farm, and specialty insurance segments. Since its founding in 1980, Westland has remained a family-owned company that is committed to supporting its clients, industry partners and local communities. For more information, visit www.westlandinsurance.ca.

SOURCE: Westland Insurance Group Ltd.

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