Hub International acquires assets of Toronto-based benefits firm

Hub International Ltd. is acquiring the assets of Toronto-based Firstbrook Pointon Benefits Inc., a full-service employee benefits consulting firm.

Bob Pointon, the firm’s president and managing partner, will join Hub Ontario, while its founder and chief executive officer, John Firstbrook, has formed an alliance with Hub Ontario and will continue to play a role in the business.

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“We continue to build on our momentum in attracting leading employment benefits firms such as Firstbrook Pointon Benefits to help us provide our clients with an even more robust Canadian benefits solution,” said Gregory Belton, executive chairman of Hub International, in a press release.

“With the world of benefits evolving and becoming more complex and integrated, it’s important for our clients to have a well-rounded benefits package in order to attract and retain high-quality talent.”

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