Victoria, B.C.-based Adamek Financial, a boutique benefits consulting firm, is merging with Sterling Capital Brokers Ltd.

Founded in 2014, Sterling Capital is an independent benefits consulting firm based in Toronto and specializing in servicing small- to medium-sized employers. Adamek Financial’s team has a combined 92 years of consulting experience that includes benefits plan reviews, plan management, market analysis, member communications and corporate insurance planning.

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With the merger, Sterling Capital will gain access to Adamek Financial’s more than 500 plan sponsor clients, comprised of small businesses and companies in the sports tourism industry throughout Western Canada.

The move further expands Sterling Capital’s footprint in Western Canada following its merger with Red Deer, Alta.-based Riverview Insurance Solutions in May. Earlier this year, the company also merged with Halifax’s Luedey Consultants Inc., which expanded its presence out East.