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Intact Financial Corporation Named 2019 Best Employer in Canada and the United States

December 5, 2019

TORONTO, Dec. 5, 2019 - Intact Financial Corporation (TSX: IFC) is pleased to announce it has been certified as a Kincentric 2019 Best Employer in Canada and in the United States. This year, as a result of being recognized in both countries, Intact also received the North America regional Best Employer certification.

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Financial Services Annual Team Meeting

December 11, 2018

Last week the Financial Services' team gathered in Austin, TX for its annual meeting. The group had the opportunity to review 2018 accomplishments, prepare for 2019 and participate in a fun team building exercise (and escape room). It was a great way to wrap up a great year and prepare for another!

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Changes to EPL Risk Management Services

August 2, 2018

OneBeacon wants to continue to assist our policyholders in managing employment practices issues in their workplace. Employment practices liability policyholders continue to have access to a comprehensive package of risk management products and services - now they are provided by Jackson Lewis P.C., a national law firm providing workplace law representation to management. 

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OneBeacon Awards Sixteen College Scholarships

July 25, 2018

PLYMOUTH, Minn., July 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- OneBeacon Insurance Group Holdings, Ltd. ("OneBeacon") has recently awarded sixteen $2,000 college scholarships: eight to OneBeacon employees' children and eight to children of the company's distribution partners. Recipients were selected based on criteria such as academic performance, leadership roles and participation in school and community activities.

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Loss Prevention for Hurricanes

June 6, 2018

The 2018 hurricane season just began on June 1, while parts of the country are still recovering from the devastating storms of 2017.

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Getting Ready for 2018

January 3, 2018

The Financial Services team recently gathered for our annual meeting at OneBeacon’s Plymouth, Minnesota headquarters. This year’s session provided a great opportunity to reflect upon the past year, as well as discuss our business objectives for 2018. As we move into the new year, we continue to be grateful for the relationships we have with our many valued producer partners and look forward to providing solutions in the months ahead.

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Intact Financial Corporation Completes Acquisition of U.S. Specialty Insurer OneBeacon Insurance Group, Ltd. and Announces Executive Appointment

September 28, 2017

TORONTO, Sept. 28, 2017 /CNW/ - Intact Financial Corporation (TSX: IFC) today announced that it has completed its C$2.3 billion (US$1.7 billion) acquisition of U.S. specialty insurer OneBeacon Insurance Group, Ltd. (OneBeacon). The acquisition makes IFC a leading provider of specialty insurance in North America with over C$2 billion in combined annual premiums focusing on small to midsize businesses. Read the full news release>>

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Using External Email Indicators to Help Protect Your Bank

September 15, 2017

Phishing emails are nothing new to the banking industry. Consumers falling victim to phony emails purporting to be from their bank is a common occurrence. Now, thieves are getting more creative by targeting bank employees rather than customers. Everyone receives many emails every day, and unfortunately, we are not able to take the time to thoroughly examine every one that we receive, especially if we believe that it is from an internal source. Because of this, employees are often mistakenly providing sensitive information to criminals without even realizing it.

Our Team Looks Forward to 2017

December 8, 2016

Members of our Financial Services team recently gathered for an annual meeting at OneBeacon’s Plymouth, Minnesota headquarters. The outing was a great chance to reflect on a successful 2016 partnering with our many valued producers, as well as an opportunity to discuss our business objectives for the coming year.

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Getting to Know OneBeacon in Boston

November 28, 2016

Recently, eight OneBeacon businesses gathered for a product fair/breakfast event at Boston’s Langham Hotel. OneBeacon Financial Services was represented by Barbara Winsor and Rebecca Riekofski, who set up “trade-show” style alongside their OneBeacon colleagues to showcase our specialty capabilities to local producers.