Co-operators acquires Carson Dunlop

Co-operators , a general insurer and financial services provider, has acquired Carson Dunlop , a provider of home inspection services. According to the press release, more than 200,000 inspections are performed annually across the Carson Dunlop platform.

“Home services is a new business line at Co-operators, and one which is perfectly tied to our purpose. Our combined capabilities with Carson Dunlop will provide an unparalleled inspection experience. We are committed to participating in the home services industry and Carson Dunlop is an excellent match for our purpose, vision, and values.” – Steve Phillips, Executive Vice President of Emerging & Adjacent Business Models at Co-operators.

“I started the company 46 years ago with the idea of providing trusted, unbiased advice to existing and potential homeowners. We demystify homeownership by providing knowledge and peace of mind. I look forward to continuing the Carson Dunlop journey along with Co-operators.” – Alan Carson, co-founder of Carson Dunlop.

“In Co-operators, we have found an ideal partner that brings a wealth of experience, relationships, and resources to drive growth and long-term value for our stakeholders. Our core values are in sync, and Co-operators’ long-term vision uniquely positions us to effectively scale our network and help us live our purpose: to better the lives of homeowners.” – Craig Rowsell, CEO of Carson Dunlop & Associates Ltd.

Carson Dunlop will continue to operate as it does today, and clients can look forward to working with the same name they know and trust.