Hub International Buys Canadian Broker Blackstone Insurance, Benefits & Bonding

Hub International Ltd., the Chicago-based insurance broker, has acquired Canada’s Blackstone Insurance, Benefits & Bonding Inc. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Headquartered in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan with an additional office in Regina, Blackstone Insurance is a Commercial Insurance and Employee Benefits brokerage firm. Both Troy Shanks, vice president of …

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Florida United Businesses Association to Offer Lancer Workers’ Comp Coverage to Members

The Florida United Businesses Association (FUBA) is now offering workers’ compensation coverage to small businesses across the state through Lancer Indemnity Co. of New York. The partnership marks FUBA’s switch from the previous self-insurance model to a fully-insured and non-assessable product. With FUBA Workers’ Comp, policyholders will have access to …

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Leavitt Group Acquires ComTech in Utah

Leavitt Group is has acquired majority ownership in ComTech Specialty in St. George, Utah. The combined agency will rebrand as ComTech – Leavitt Group. Leavitt Group is a network of insurance brokers. ComTech Specialty Group was founded by Joe Weipert, who has specialized in providing risk management and insurance solutions …

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