SURREY, BRITISH COLUMBIA – December 7, 2021 – Westland Insurance Group Ltd., Canada’s largest independent Canadian-owned brokerage, is very excited to announce the acquisition of Reider Insurance in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
“Reider Insurance is multi-generation family brokerage that is a tremendous addition to our distribution network. It gives Westland a leading presence in the Manitoba market,” says Jamie Lyons, President and Chief Operating Officer. “The size, scale, and mix of commercial, personal and niche business is strategically complementary to our overall operations. The acquisition—in Manitoba’s capital city—marks a further expansion of Westland’s footprint in the Prairies and continues build on our platform nationally. We’re proud to welcome the dedicated team at Reider to the family.”
With this acquisition, Westland has nearly 200 locations in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia.
About Westland Insurance Group
Westland Insurance Group is one of the largest and fastest-growing independent insurance brokers in Canada. Trading over $3 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, please visit westlandinsurance.ca
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Jessica Thiessen, Senior Manager, Communications