Westland Insurance acquires Reider Insurance and expands
SURREY, British Columbia, December 7, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Westland Insurance Group Ltd., the largest independent Canadian-owned brokerage firm, is very pleased to announce the acquisition of Reider Insurance in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
âInsurance Reider is a multigenerational family brokerage firm that is a great addition to our distribution network. This gives Westland a leading presence in the Manitoba market, âsaid Jamie Lyons, President and Chief Operating Officer. âThe size, scale and mix of business, personal and niche activities are strategically complementary to our overall operations. The acquisition in Manitoba’s capital marks a further expansion of Westland’s footprint on the Prairies and continues to build on our national platform. We are proud to welcome the dedicated Reider team to the family.
With this acquisition, Westland has close to 200 branches 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 P&C insurance brokers in Canada. As an award-winning brokerage firm, Westland trades over $ 2.5 billion in premiums and continues to grow coast to coast. Westland provides expert advice to businesses, individuals, agriculture, life insurance and auto insurance. Since its founding in 1980, Westland has remained a family business committed to supporting its local communities. For more information, please visit insurancewestland.ca