Vancouver, British Columbia: We are excited to announce that, effective June 1, 2022, Axis Insurance Managers completed their acquisition of BMG Aviation Ltd. dba BMG Insurance Brokers. BMG is a western based, privately owned insurance brokerage firm, specializing in aviation and aerospace risks, recognized, and respected nationally and internationally, for delivering a high level of knowledge, service, and support to their clients and to the industry as a whole.

Axis is focused on building a best-in-class national insurance brokerage, establishing industry-based practice groups and teams, with demonstrated expertise across various industries.

The acquisition of BMG immediately positions Axis as a leader in Aviation and Aerospace insurance. Going forward the group will operate under the Axis brand.

“Our focus is always on our client and in delivering tailored insurance programs designed to address their specific needs and wants. This evolution enables us to further enhance our client service, empower our people, and continue to ensure the best result for our clients” said Maureen Crockett, Managing Director of BMG.

Maureen Crockett and Brian Julien will be responsible to lead and expand our Aviation and Aerospace practice, supported by their team.

“At the core of our combined teams is our shared corporate value of being Client-Focused. We understand that people and relationships are our business. The acquisition and partnership of BMG enables us as a group to further and enhance our pursuit of innovation, teamwork, and expertise” said Alex Meier, Chief Executive Officer and President of Axis Insurance.

About Axis Insurance: Headquartered in Vancouver, Axis Insurance serves local, national and international clients with risk management and insurance services. Our professionals analyze business and personal risk to provide advice and solutions to mitigate, reduce or transfer those risks. With roots dating back to 1928, over 150 employees, and offices throughout the province it is one of the fastest growing and largest British Columbia based brokerages. Additionally, Axis is a major shareholder in the Ontario based brokerage, Magnes Insurance Group. Magnes also has an established Aviation and Aerospace practice. Newfoundland based Wedgewood Insurance, is also a major shareholder in Magnes, and together, our enhanced practice group will deliver the expertise to support our clients across the country.

Alex Meier
President and C.E.O.

Alex Meier is the CEO and President of Axis Insurance. Since taking on this role in 2010, his journey has been focused on steering our company towards a vision of being unparalleled in the insurance industry. This involves a meticulous approach to strategic planning, fostering a culture that thrives on respect and thought leadership, and constantly refining our goals to enhance our culture, financial stability, and customer experience.