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November 2, 2018

Navacord Strengthens Construction Practice with Addition of Specialty Company Westmount Guarantee Services Inc.

Navacord Corp, one of Canada’s largest commercial brokers, continues to expand its construction practice with the addition of Westmount Guarantee Services Inc., effective November 1, 2018.

Founded in 2011, Westmount has grown under the leadership of Jim Emanoilidis and Brian Argue to be the dominant provider of Tarion bonds, condominium deposit insurance and unique surety solutions.

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October 18, 2018

Navacord Strengthens Client Value Proposition with Addition of Danielle Gorst as National Practice Leader, Financial Lines

Shawn DeSantis, President and CEO of Navacord, is pleased to announce the addition of Danielle Gorst as National Practice Leader, Financial Lines, effective October 18th.
Danielle brings almost twenty years of financial lines insurance experience to Navacord with over thirteen years in Executive Protection with a leading global insurer, in addition to six years with a global insurance broker, where she most recently led the Western Canada team of financial lines advisors.

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October 9, 2018

Navacord’s “Local Touch. National Strength.™” Resonates with Saskatchewan’s Henderson Insurance Inc.

Navacord Corp. is pleased to announce the addition of Henderson Insurance Inc, one of Saskatchewan’s premier insurance brokerages, as their first Broker Partner in the province, effective November 1, 2018. With the support of Henderson Insurance, Navacord is well positioned to continue their plans to build out their business across Canada.

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August 1, 2018

Commitment to Clients Attracts Navacord’s Newest Broker Partner – Paisley-Manor Insurance Brokers Inc.

Navacord Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of Paisley-Manor Insurance Brokers Inc. to their growing organization, effective August 1, 2018. Paisley-Manor is the third Broker Partner to join Navacord in 2018 and will continue to operate under the current management team.

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July 4, 2018

Navacord Announces Management Led Buy Out With The Support Of Madison Dearborn Partners

Navacord Inc. (Navacord), a leading Canadian insurance brokerage, announced today that it has entered into an agreement for a management led buyout of its minority capital partner with the support of Madison Dearborn Partners (MDP), a leading private equity firm based in Chicago. The partnership with MDP will accelerate Navacord’s organic growth strategy and help support the addition of future broker partners across Canada.

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June 1, 2018

Navacord Welcomes New Broker Partner – Wylie-Crump

Nvacord Inc. is pleased to announce its expansion into British Columbia as it welcomes Wylie-Crump Limited as its first Broker Partner outside of Alberta and Ontario.   Wylie-Crump is a specialized firm delivering intelligent risk management, insurance and surety brokerage, and construction services to Vancouver since 1972.

  1. Effective June 1, 2018, Wylie-Crump joins Navacord’s other nationwide brokers to become a partner.

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November 3, 2017

Navacord Welcomes New Broker Partner – Toole Peet Insurance

Navacord Inc. is pleased to announce its partnership with the successful and historical Calgary-based brokerage firm, Toole Peet Insurance. This opportunity expands Navacord’s connections even further with entrepreneurial insurance brokers across Canada.

Proudly serving Albertans for more than 100 years, Toole Peet has a large and broad customer base in both commercial and personal insurance. Effective November 1, 2017, Toole Peet will join Navacord’s six other nationwide brokers, to become a partner.

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November 14, 2016

Navacord Selects CAFO as its Primary Premium Finance Provider

Navacord Inc., one of the largest privately owned commercial brokers in Canada, has selected CAFO as its primary premium finance provider to offer their clients the best in premium finance solutions.

“We are excited to enter into this arrangement with CAFO to provide our clients with the best combination of rates and service in the industry” said Shawn DeSantis, President & CEO at Navacord.

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July 7, 2015

Iridium Risk Services partners with brokerage Navacord Inc.

Navacord Inc., a partnership of independent insurance brokers that represents one of the top five commercial brokers in Canada, has introduced Iridium Risk Services as its newest partner organization. Iridium is an Alberta-based brokerage firm specializing in the Canadian and global energy sector.

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June 25, 2015

Iridium Risk Services to join Navacord’s partnership of Canadian insurance brokers

Navacord Inc., one of the largest privately owned and largest commercial brokers in Canada, announced on Thursday that Alberta brokerage Iridium Risk Services – which is focused exclusively on the Canadian and international energy sector – will join Navacord effective June 30.

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