Published On: Thu, Nov 5th, 2020

Westland Insurance Group acquires Ontario-based Gillons Insurance Brokers

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Westland Insurance Group, a Canadian property and casualty insurance broker, has acquired Gillons Insurance Brokers for an undisclosed price.

The transaction marks the first acquisition for Westland Insurance Group in Ontario. It is also said to support the expansion strategy of the company to become a national insurance brokerage.

Gillons Insurance Brokers, which was established in 1924, is based in Fort Frances, Ontario. The company has 11 locations across northwestern Ontario.

The professional insurance advisors of Gillons Insurance Brokers are said to have expertise in residential, auto, life, farm, travel, recreation, and commercial insurance services.

Westland Insurance Group acquires Ontario-based Gillons Insurance Brokers

Westland Insurance Group acquires Ontario-based Gillons Insurance Brokers

Jamie Lyons – President and COO of Westland Insurance Group said: “The advisors at Gillons Insurance Brokers have a long and established history of providing expert insurance solutions to the people of northwestern Ontario. We are so excited to be partnering with this company and their leadership team, Myron Romaniuk, Tracy McDonald, and Trevor Fitzgerald.

“As we move into this new market, we look forward to working with them and continuing our commitment to provide best-in-class commercial, personal, and life insurance solutions for our customers.”

Westland Insurance Group, through the acquisition of Gillons Insurance Brokers, will be adding 11 branches and more than 90 employees in Ontario. Overall, the Canadian property and casualty insurance broker will have more than 140 offices across British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Alberta, and Ontario.

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