Petley-Hare Acquires iShield Insurance Brokers

OSHAWA, September 16, 2021 – Petley-Hare is excited to announce it has acquired iShield Insurance Brokers Ltd.. With this acquisition, Petley-Hare will continue its mission to become the most recognized and recommended insurance retailer within Durham Region. 

Strengthening our Durham community presence

Founded in Oshawa, Ontario in 1971, iShield Insurance is committed to providing the best solutions for clients in Oshawa and across the Durham Region, offering home, auto, business, recreational insurance solutions and more.

"iShield Insurance Brokers Ltd., - formerly Dehart & Stauffer Insurance Brokers have been a proud part of the business community for 50 years and we are happy to have Petley–Hare Ltd. continue to provide the same level of service and care we have provided to our clients over the years," says Marco Hussen, President of iShield.  "We are confident that their values and understanding of consumer needs will measure up to our client’s expectations." says Dave Stauffer, Director of iShield.

Beginning November 30, 2021, iShield clients will be fully integrated into Petley-Hare's business, brand and operations. With this integration, clients will have access to digital policy documents, electronic pink slips, life insurance options and more — including access to over 50 markets providing greater choice for their insurance needs.

"Petley-Hare is committed to strategic growth and investment within the Durham Region. Expanding our customer base in the communities we already love to serve is just a natural step forward for us," says Adam Hare, President of Petley-Hare. "iShield Insurance is a great business that has provided insurance solutions to families and businesses within the Durham Region for 50 years. We look forward to building on these meaningful, long-lasting relationships!"

About Petley-Hare

Founded in 1922, Petley-Hare has been strengthening, protecting, educating and boldly advocating for families, small businesses and our local communities for almost 100 years. We believe in great service and strong relationships. But most of all, we believe that insurance is about protecting people.