Consolidation now targeting small firms and blocks of business

The Insurance Portal peers into the future of independent life and health insurance distribution.

LIFE INSURANCE | April 29 2021 10:18AM
APEXA: Membership growing despite hurdles

APEXA is still gaining members, but many MGAs worry about the mounting costs of enrolling life and health insurance advi…

LIFE INSURANCE | April 28 2021 10:55AM
Managing general agents navigate multiple challenges

Consolidation. Thinner margins. The technology lag. Lack of recruitment. The challenges are many for managing general ag…

LIFE INSURANCE | April 27 2020 03:00PM
Tax authorities harden their stance

Three years ago, the Canada Revenue Agency and Revenu Québec announced their intention to charge MGAs sales tax. The thr…

LIFE INSURANCE | April 21 2020 08:10AM
Brokerage growth strategies: P&C brokers set sights high

The property and casualty insurance distribution network is experiencing rapid consolidation. Insurance Portal spoke wit…

P&C | April 17 2020 10:20AM
AFL expands range of financing partners

When it comes to financing acquisitions of commercial lines P&C insurance firms, AFL Assurances is no longer working exc…

LIFE INSURANCE | February 21 2020 02:58PM
More consolidators needed to buy life firms

Drawing from his experience in P&C distribution insurance market, the CEO of a managing general agency says more consoli…

LIFE INSURANCE | February 21 2020 02:57PM