ALIGNMENT Matters [issue 8]

Alignment Matters 8

ALIGNMENT Matters [issue 8] Given the busy nature and hectic speed of our lives, I appreciate the desire for things to be simple and easy. I also appreciate that marketers are aware of this desire and constantly try to packageins and sell simplicity – or the appearance of it – to us across all industries. […]

13 Questions To Help Your Organization Select An Insurance Broker

Questions To Help Your Organization Select An Insurance Broker

13 Questions To Help Your Organization Select An Insurance Broker The number of insurance companies licensed in Canada is quite small, but the number of licensed brokers often feels infinite.  It’s important to also note that most brokers have access to the exact same insurers, products and pricing so it’s important to distinguish the selection of […]

Aligning Insurance Experts to Business Needs

Transactional Insurance

About Aligned ALIGNED was launched based on the belief that aligning insurance experts to business needs is one of the most important things an insurance broker can do to support their clients. Making the right decision when it comes to selecting the best and most appropriate business insurance coverages is something that keeps leaders up […]

Mani Sharma Featured by Insurance People


Mani Sharma Featured by Insurance People Based at ALIGNED’s Vancouver office and supporting clients across B.C., vice president Mani Sharma spent more than a decade honing his skills at before joining the ALIGNED team. “We’re proud that Insurance People is profiling Mani Sharma in their November issue.” shares president and CEO Andrew Clark. “Mani is […]

P&I: Marine Insurance Explained

P&I insurance

P&I: Marine Insurance Explained P&I Insurance is liability insurance for practically all marine liability risks associated with the operation of a vessel, other than that covered under a workers compensation policy and under the collision clause in a hull policy; also referred to as, Protection & Indemnity Insurance. There is no standard P&I insurance form. Each P&I […]

What is Bonding?


What is Bonding? Bonding is a promise or guarantee backed by a surety company; also known as a surety bond. How is bonding different from an insurance policy? Insurance is a two-party contract between the insured and the insurer (insurance company).  The point of this contract is a promise that the insured will be compensated by the […]

Transactional Insurance Explained

Transactional Insurance

Transactional Insurance Explained What Does M&A Insurance Do? Facilitate mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and other business transactions. Provide access to the insurance industry’s capital and allow the transfer of certain transaction-related risks to the insurance markets. Types of Transactional Insurance Products include: Representations & Warranties Insurance (R&W) Protects a party from financial losses resulting from inaccuracies in the […]