Intact Financial News

Alberta Wildfire Could Become Canada’s Costliest Natural Catastrophe

A wildfire in the Alberta city of Fort McMurray is set to become the costliest ever Canadian natural disaster for insurers, with 1,600 buildings destroyed and another 19,000 under threat, analysts and industry sources say. The bill for insurers is …

Canada’s Intact Financial Corp. Invests in Metromile, Pay-Per-Mile Insurer

Intact Financial Corp. has made a strategic investment in Metromile, a San Francisco-based provider of pay-per-mile car insurance. Toronto-based IFC, which is the largest provider of property & casualty insurance in Canada, said the venture is in line with its …

Canadian P&C Insurer Intact Financial’s 3rd Quarter Profit Rises

Intact Financial Corp., Canada’s largest property and casualty insurer, reported a more than four-fold rise in quarterly profit, helped by a sharp fall in catastrophe losses. The company’s profit last year was hurt by severe rain storms in the Toronto …

AXA Completes Sale of Canadian Operations

France’s AXA Group announced that it has successfully completed the sale of its Canadian operations in Property & Casualty and Life & Savings insurance to Intact Financial Corporation for a total cash consideration of C$2.6 billion (€1.9 billion; US$2.524 billion). …

Best Places AXA Canada, Intact Financial Ratings under Review

A.M. Best announced a number of rating actions as a result of the announcement on May 31 that that Intact Financial Corporation (IFC) has signed a definitive agreement to purchase 100 percent of the stock of AXA Canada Inc. Best …

Intact Financial to Acquire AXA’s Canada Operations for $2.684 Billion

Intact Financial Corp has agreed to buy the Canadian arm of AXA Group for C$2.6 billion ($2.684 billion) in cash in a move that will boost its premiums by more than 40 percent and diversify its product mix. The deal …