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Hub International Ltd. is acquiring Oakville, Ont.-based Mitchell Sandham Inc., an independently owned insurance brokerage company that provides commercial and personal insurance and employee benefits services. The merger will provide Mitchell Sandham’s clients with enhanced resources and expertise, including a broader geographical reach across Canada and the U.S., said Mitchell Sandham’s chief executive officer, Aaron […]

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  • February 27, 2024 February 27, 2024
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OMERS’ portfolio company acquiring solar energy development platform

The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is acquiring an 80 per cent stake in a Japanese solar power generation plant alongside its portfolio company Shizen Energy Inc. The solar power plant generates 31 megawatts, or enough energy to power 7,850 homes, according to a press release. The Caisse first invested $186 million in the energy […]

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  • February 16, 2024 February 14, 2024
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Guardian Capital Group Ltd. is acquiring U.S.-based asset manager Sterling Capital Management from Truist Financial Corp. The financial terms of the transaction include a payment of US$70 million on closing to purchase 100 per cent of the equity capital of Sterling, according to a press release, which noted the acquisition is expected to close in […]

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  • February 15, 2024 February 15, 2024
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The Alberta Investment Management Corp. is considering purchasing a stake in the Trans Mountain pipeline, according to a report by BNN Bloomberg. “We have an active file on Trans Mountain,” said Evan Siddall, chief executive officer at the AIMCo, in the report. “We would look at it. The government knows that and we’re keeping track of the situation.” […]

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  • January 26, 2024 January 26, 2024
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The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is investing $12 million to facilitate the acquisition of Vancouver-based CWA Engineers Inc. by engineering consulting firm Norda Stelo Inc. The acquisition is expected to be completed in the next six months and the Caisse’s investment will “help drive [Norda Stelo’s] activities to its next stage of growth,” […]

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  • December 21, 2023 December 20, 2023
  • 11:00

Hub International Ltd. is acquiring Montreal-based CGC Consultants Inc. CGC is an advisory firm that specializes in human resources strategy, recruitment, pay equity, global compensation, governance and communication, according to a press release, which noted Claudio Gardonio, managing partner at CGC, will join Hub Quebec. Read: Hub acquiring Calgary benefits provider Hub is also acquiring […]

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  • December 20, 2023 December 20, 2023
  • 15:00

Navacord Corp. is partnering with Belay Advisory, an Edmonton- and Calgary-based benefits consulting and wealth advisory firm. “We were drawn to Navacord because of their decentralized model that fosters strong entrepreneurial spirit, which has always been a cornerstone of our success at Belay,” said John Goode, a partner at Belay Advisory, in a press release. […]

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  • July 14, 2023 July 14, 2023
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Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has completed its acquisition of BCHR Holdings — also known as Buck — for US$660 million. Through the agreement, Gallagher will expand its retirement, benefits and human resources consulting services in Canada, the U.S. and the U.K., according to a press release. Buck’s team of 2,300 employees will operate under the direction […]

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  • April 4, 2023 April 4, 2023
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Acera Insurance is merging with Fairfield Watson Inc., a Calgary-based consulting firm specializing in employee benefits, insurance and retirement. The new company will retain the Acera name with Tony Fairfield, founding partner of Fairfield Watson, serving as president of group benefits. The merger will strengthen Acera’s ability to provide insurance, group benefits and risk mitigation solutions across Canada, […]

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  • January 18, 2023 January 18, 2023
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An article on the potential impacts of Alberta withdrawing from the Canada Pension Plan was the most-read story on BenefitsCanada.com over the last week. Here are the five most popular news stories of the week: 1. Employers raising concerns over Alberta leaving CPP, but expert says move could yield benefits for workers 2. Co-operators acquiring Smart Employee Benefits […]

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  • January 13, 2023 January 12, 2023
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