DLA Piper Canada acted on behalf of the seller, TRG Group Benefits and Pensions Inc. (“TRG”), in its acquisition by Hub International Limited (“Hub”), effective January 1, 2019.
Vancouver-based TRG is one of Canada’s leading employee benefits advisory firms with over 400 years of combined experience in the employee benefits industry. TRG's advisors are recognized experts, industry advocates and published authors who frequently speak at symposiums, conferences and summits on the topic of employee benefits. Rob Taylor, Managing Director of TRG, will join Hub as Executive Vice President, Employee Benefits and will become a member of Hub TOS’s Executive Management Team.
Hub, a leading global insurance brokerage, has acquired 13 Canadian brokerages over the past year. In this period, they have established seven new Canadian offices and created more than 100 jobs.
The DLA Piper Canada team in this transaction was led by Megan Filmer and Catherine Gibson and included Allen Soltan, Antony Cortese, Rick Bennett and Peter Li.
As a full-service global law firm, DLA Piper Canada provides a complete range of business legal services which allows us to handle all aspects of domestic and cross border corporate transactions. The Mergers & Acquisitions national practice has been assisting Canadian businesses across various sectors for over 100 years.