DUAL, the World’s Largest International Underwriting Agency, Opens in Canada

DUAL International is proud to announce the launch of DUAL Canada, which will specialise in creating simple insurance solutions for small and mid-sized Canadian markets. The DUAL Canada team is led by Michael Shore and Dave Alexander, who both have extensive expertise in specialty lines insurance. Their experience covers a broad range of liability products such as Professional Liability, Management Liability, Cyber, Information Technology, Crime, Legal Expense, General Liability and Property. Phil Hoyt, President of DUAL Canada and Director of DUAL North America said, “We are very pleased to launch DUAL in Canada and to do so with a great team in Mike Shore and Dave Alexander. Their proven underwriting and industry knowledge are perfectly suited to DUAL’s business model and ability to provide brokers with superior service, products, and leading technology to enhance the placement of SME business in Canada.”

WebRater is DUAL’s online trading platform which allows brokers to obtain instant quotations and bindings with just a few underwriting questions to answer, whether through dualcanada.com or a white label solution. Since its development in 2010, the WebRater has transacted more than $130 million in GWP, and every year over 30,000 policies are transacted on the system. It is regularly used by over 5,500 brokers because of the ease of transaction which allows users to improve their margins on SME business.

The team of DUAL Canada is proud to offer fast service, leading products, and competitive pricing backed by an underwriting company with a strong reputation. For more information about DUAL Canada, their new location, or their product offerings you may contact Michael Shore, the Executive Vice President.


About The DUAL Group

DUAL is the world’s largest international underwriting agency and Lloyd’s largest international coverholder. The DUAL Group is the underwriting division of the Hyperion Insurance Group. An established and respected leading underwriter with annual gross written premiums of GBP 719 million employing over 600 people worldwide.

Hyperion Insurance Group

Hyperion is a leading international insurance group with employee ownership at its heart. It comprises
broking divisions Howden and RKH, and underwriting division DUAL. Hyperion’s businesses operate
across Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Latin America, the USA, Australia and New Zealand, employing
over 3,800 people in 37 countries.


Business Contact:
Phillip Hoyt
DUAL Commercial LLC
973-631-7575 ext. 301 (USA)
786-805-0614 (M)