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Intact Financial acquires JEVCO Insurance for US$530 million

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Intact Financial Corporation

Intact Financial Corporation (TSX: IFC) announced that it has completed its acquisition of JEVCO Insurance Company for $530 million from The Westaim Corporation (TSX: WED). IFC is the largest provider of property and casualty insurance in the country with $6.5 billion in premiums. This acquisition will allow IFC to expand their offering to brokers and consumers as well as broaden their offering of specialty lines products to businesses. IFC was advised by Fasken Martineau with a team that included: Corporate and regulatory - Robert McDowell, Koker Christensen, Marvin Mikhail, Caitlin Fell Environmental - Rosalind Cooper Pensions - Peggy McCallum Intellectual property - Armand Benitah Information technology - Andrew Alleyne, Gabriel Stern Real estate - Dugan Edmison Corporate - Arun Krishnamurti, Jessica Schnurr, Juho Song With the assistance of students-at-law: Fida Hindi, Marc Rodrigue and Nicole Park.

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