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Navacord Corp. is expanding its group benefits business by acquiring British Columbia-based independent benefits brokerage Dehoney Financial Group. Dehoney, which has been in business for 40 years, provides benefits and retirement consulting, administration and life insurance products for executives and employees, working with a mix of public and privately owned Canadian companies. Read: Navacord acquiring Ontario-based […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 9, 2020 November 17, 2020
  • 15:00
Aon promoting Federico Cervantes, Erwan Pirou to global partners

Aon is promoting Federico Cervantes and Erwan Pirou to global partners of the firm. Cervantes joined Aon in 2018 as associate partner and head of investment for central Canada. Previously, he spent 12 years at Willis Towers Watson, most recently as a senior investment consultant. He also worked as director of institutional investment at GBM […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 2, 2020 November 11, 2020
  • 15:15

Aon and Willis Towers Watson’s proposed merger has received approval by their respective shareholders. The merger, announced in March, remains subject to customary regulatory and other closing conditions. It’s expected to close in the first half of 2021. Upon closing, Willis Towers Watson shareholders will receive 1.08 Aon shares in exchange for each Willis Towers […]

  • By: Staff
  • August 28, 2020 May 13, 2021
  • 08:45
2020 Top 100 Pension Funds Report: How have Canada’s DB pensions changed over the last decade?

Whether it’s battling the challenges of plan maturity, increasing longevity, the changing nature of work or difficult financial markets, these so-called golden handcuffs are looking pretty dented in some cases. But the 10 years following the great financial crisis wasn’t all bad. Many public pension plans, as well as affiliated administrators and investment managers, have […]

BenefitsConnect buying Ontario consulting firm

Consulting firm BenefitsConnect Inc. is purchasing Kingston, Ont.-based Strategic Benefits & Insurance Services Ltd. Through the acquisition, BenefitsConnect is seeking to enhance its service offerings to Kingston and the surrounding area. Read: Gallagher expands presence in Atlantic Canada with SBW Employee Benefits acquisition In a press release, Paul Crossdale, president of BenefitsConnect, praised the Strategic Benefits’ […]

  • By: Staff
  • August 4, 2020 November 11, 2020
  • 15:30
OCIO models more attractive in rough market conditions: report

The current market environment has the potential for long-term effects on the defined benefit pension investment industry, according to a new report by Cerulli Associates. Broadly, investment consultants said they’ve been preparing their DB pension plan sponsor clients for a potential downturn for up to two years, noted the report. And, as plans have begun […]

  • By: Staff
  • August 4, 2020 November 12, 2020
  • 08:45
People Corporation adding Aon alums Siddall, Bell

People Corporation Inc. is appointing two Aon alums to its team, effective July 31. Kim Siddall is vice-president of enterprise consulting for the West and Kevin Bell is vice-president of enterprise business development for the West. Prior to the move, Siddall spent more than six years at Aon, most recently as vice-president and local practice leader. Other previous […]

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  • July 29, 2020 November 12, 2020
  • 15:15
Mercer Canada appointing wealth business leader

Mercer Canada is appointing Teresa Palandra as leader of its wealth business. Palandra will be in charge of investment, wealth management and retirement services and solutions for the Canadian market. She’s taking over from Jean-Philippe Provost as he moves on to lead the multinational plan sponsor client segment of the firm’s global business solutions team. A partner with […]

  • By: Staff
  • July 24, 2020 November 12, 2020
  • 08:45
Canadian pensions, consultants, institutional investors sign pledge to tackle anti-Black racism

Several prominent players in Canada’s pensions and benefits industries have signed onto the BlackNorth Initiative, pledging to take specific actions within their organizations to tackle anti-Black racism. “The persistent inequities across our country underscore our urgent, national need to address and alleviate racial, ethnic and other tensions and to promote the elimination of anti-Black systemic […]

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  • July 23, 2020 November 12, 2020
  • 08:45
Guardian Capital acquiring majority interest in U.S. investment manager

Hub International Ltd. is acquiring Usefulideas, an employee benefits and group retirement consultancy based in Toronto. Joanne Rose, the organization’s principal and senior benefits consultant, will join Hub Ontario, reporting into Matt Lievers, its president of employee benefits. “Usefulideas will be a great addition to our growing employee benefits and retirement team in Canada,” said Gregory […]

  • By: Staff
  • June 3, 2020 February 23, 2021
  • 15:15