Navacord Strengthening Canadian Property & Casualty Expertise, Partners with Global Alliance Specialty Solutions Ltd.
Toronto, ON, August 12, 2022 – Navacord Corp. is pleased to announce their latest partnership with Nanaimo-based Global Alliance Specialty Solutions Ltd., or GASS, effective July 1, 2022.
As a specialty MGA, GASS has served a broad range of commercial brokers in British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario, namely within the Property & Casualty business sector.
“We are truly excited to partner with Navacord and bring GASS to an even higher caliber of presence and service with their national support,” says Michael J.P. Hebert, President and CEO, GASS. “Expanding Navacord’s MGA portfolio, especially within the Property & Casualty business sector, is an achievement we’re very proud of.”
“Partnering with GASS is a significant step for Navacord as we broaden our speciality portfolio,” says T. Marshall Sadd, Executive Chairman, Navacord. “As the leader in mid-market property & casualty broking in Canada, it was important for us to back a provider who supports such an integral economic business sector, offering solutions to businesses, coast to coast.”
Since being founded in 2016, GASS has built their philosophy upon being able to offer unmatched capability, capacity, and security for the brokers they serve. Providing innovative insurance and business solutions, GASS never forgets that a broker’s first responsibility is to their own clients.
“We are thrilled to welcome GASS to Navacord and to collaborate with them as they continue to build tailored solutions that meet the diverse needs of brokers and their clients,” says Shawn DeSantis, President, Navacord. “This partnership demonstrates Navacord’s support of specialty insurance solutions—ensuring they remain available not just for our Broker Partners, but for all brokers and their clients across Canada.”
Founded in 2014 and headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Navacord is one of Canada’s top four commercial insurance brokerages. With $3 billion in premiums, Navacord stands as a leader in group insurance and risk management solutions. From commercial and personal insurance to surety, employee benefits and retirement consulting, Navacord leverages national strength and resources with the local-touch service of industry-specialized Navacord Broker Partners to deliver the trusted advice, expertise and custom insurance solutions clients need to face the future with confidence.
With a unique ownership model and value proposition, Navacord is the preferred partner for entrepreneurial insurance brokerages seeking to grow as a part of something bigger, while maintaining their distinct identity and culture.
GASS is an underwriting organization based in Nanaimo, BC, that delivers difference, choice, and exclusivity. Unlike ordinary insurance MGAs, GASS understands that a broker’s first responsibility is to their own clients. The brokers that work with GASS share our values—to offer high-quality service, personal touch, and unrivalled expertise.