Westland grows Ontario footprint with new acquisition

It has been growing its presence in province for the past year

Westland grows Ontario footprint with new acquisition

Mergers & Acquisitions

By Mika Pangilinan

Westland Insurance has announced the acquisition of David H. Coons Insurance Brokers Ltd. in Burlington, Ontario.  

David H. Coons Insurance is a family-owned brokerage with roots dating back to 1966. It offers home, auto, business, and travel insurance, with a focus on customer service. 

“I’m excited to welcome the team at David H. Coons Insurance to Westland,” said Westland president and CEO Jamie Lyons. 

“This team of insurance professionals has a long history of providing exceptional personalized service and advice to the Burlington community. We look forward to welcoming them all to the Westland family and expanding our presence in the area to better serve our growing client base.” 

Westland has been growing its Ontario presence over the past year. Some of its recent acquisitions in the province include Hubbard Insurance GroupBMT Insurance BrokersMYCOR Insurance Solutions, and Murphy Insurance Services

It also secured a capital partnership with the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan to support its growth plans across Canada. The broker has said it plans to expand its business organically and through further acquisitions.  

Westland is one of Insurance Business Canada’s 5-Star Brokerages of 2023. It ranked second among 30 firms.  

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