Square One teams up with Zurich Canada to offer personal auto insurance to Canadian consumers

Well-established brands have joined forces to offer more choice and simplicity in select provinces

Vancouver, BC (Nov. 2, 2023) – Square One Insurance Services Inc. is pleased to announce a new agreement with Zurich Insurance Company Ltd. (Canadian Branch) to offer personal auto insurance to drivers in Ontario, with additional provinces to follow in 2024.

For the customer, this partnership combines the seamless, digital-first purchasing environment of Square One with Zurich Canada’s exceptional claims service experience.

“Since 2011, our team of professionals at Square One have made the home insurance process effortless for hundreds of thousands of Canadians,” said Daniel Mirkovic, CEO & President of Square One. “Our priority is serving our customers, online and by phone, with care, and building solid relationships to help achieve the best outcomes. We are excited to bring this same exceptional service to Canadian drivers.”

“Square One’s stellar reputation and proven digital-first delivery and multi-channel customer service model made them a natural partner for us,” said Saad Mered, CEO of Zurich Canada. “As Zurich Canada continues to grow, our customers remain at the heart of everything we do, and we know that Square One is right there with us – teaming up to provide service that is personal, clear, simple and effortless.”

This partnership leverages the strength of two proven brands to offer Canadian consumers additional choice when it comes to their auto insurance needs. It’s available in Ontario now, with Quebec and Alberta rollout planned in 2024.

About Square One

Established in 2011, Square One is an online home and car insurance provider. Square One offers home insurance in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, and Quebec. It offers auto insurance in Ontario, with availability in more provinces to follow. Square One focuses on providing customers with affordable home and car insurance that they can customize to their individual needs. For more information, visit www.squareoneinsurance.com.

About Zurich Canada

Zurich Canada has been a leader in the Canadian insurance market for 100 years — now offering both large and middle market commercial, and other specialty coverages. With employees in offices across the country, we combine global reach with local service and knowledge. Through a thoughtful and transparent approach, our dedicated regional teams help mitigate and manage risks and build resilience to better protect Canadian businesses, communities and families. Our team is there in tough times to help customers respond and recover quickly.

We will continue to evolve to support customers, brokers and employees in an ever-changing environment. In addition to providing insurance protection, we are increasingly offering prevention services such as those that promote well-being and enhance climate resilience.

We strive to build a workplace that is representative of the communities we serve. Zurich Canada is committed to creating a workplace that puts the well-being of people first and where everyone can contribute, grow and feel a sense of belonging.

About Zurich

Zurich North America is one of the largest providers of insurance solutions and services to businesses and individuals. Our customers represent industries ranging from agriculture to technology. Further information is available at www.zurichna.com.

Zurich North America is part of Zurich Insurance Group, a leading multi-line insurer serving people and businesses in more than 200 countries and territories. Founded 150 years ago, Zurich is transforming insurance. In addition to providing insurance protection, Zurich is increasingly offering prevention services such as those that promote wellbeing and enhance climate resilience.

The Group has about 60,000 employees and is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland. Zurich Insurance Group Ltd. (ZURN) is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange and has a level I American Depositary Receipt (ZURVY) program, which is traded over-the-counter on OTCQX. Further information is available at www.zurich.com.

Source: Zurich Canada

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