Westland Insurance acquires Arrow Insurance Agency, Emsland

Surrey, BC/Coast Salish Territories (Kwantlen, Katzie, Semiahmoo, Tsawwassen First Nations), Oct. 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Westland Insurance has announced the acquisition of Arrow Insurance Agency, Emsland & Associates Insurance and IBMG Canada Inc. effective October 1. All three are property and casualty insurance brokerages and represent Westland’s continued expansion across Canada.

Arrow Insurance is Westland’s first location in the city of Fort St. John, BC and Emsland & Associates is adding another location in Kamloops, BC.

IBMG Canada Inc. is a Toronto-based brokerage and increases Westland’s presence in the strategically important Greater Toronto Area.

“We are thrilled to welcome Arrow Insurance, Emsland & Associates and IBMG Canada to the Westland team,” said Jamie Lyons, President and COO of Westland. “As we continue our journey of growth across Canada, we feel privileged to partner with these three outstanding brokerages, each of which has tremendous leadership and passionate employees. We look forward to working with their respective teams to continue serving their communities and making a difference in the lives of their customers. »

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

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About Westland Insurance Group

Westland Insurance Group is one of Canada’s largest and fastest growing independent insurance brokers. Negotiating over $2.5 billion in premiums, Westland continues to expand from coast to coast. Westland’s brokers provide expertise and advisory services in the commercial, personal, benefits, agricultural and specialty insurance segments. Since its founding in 1980, Westland has remained a family business committed to supporting its customers, industry partners and local communities. For more information, please visit westlandinsurance.ca.