Alexander Holburn team advises Western Financial Group on its acquisition of Falkins Insurance Group

On Monday, January 6th, Western Financial Group, a subsidiary of Desjardins, announced its acquisition of full ownership of Falkins Insurance Group, a southeastern BC insurance brokerage. The completion follows Western’s earlier acquisitions of 20% and 40% stakes in Falkins, in 2005 and 2010 respectively. Our team was led by Associate Counsel James M. Bond Q.C., with assistance from Associate Ryan Howe and Articling Student Brendan Craig (Business), and Partners John Goundrey (Real Estate) and Michael Watt (Employment). Further information can be found in the Western Financial press release about the acquisition.