Vertafore’s Acquisition of Keal Technology Closes

The deal extends Vertafore’s customer base into Canada, expanding its international footprint.

(Sahale Peak, Northern Cascade Range, in Washington State, home to Vertafore.) 

Vertafore (Bothell, Washington) has announced the closing of its acquisition of Keal Technology, a provider of broker and commercial management systems in Canada. The deal, which was announced March 1, 2016, extends Vertafore’s customer base into Canada, expanding the vendor’s international footprint.

Pat Durepos, President, Keal Technology.

Pat Durepos, President, Keal Technology.

“We are thrilled to be a part of the Vertafore family,” comments Pat Durepos, President, Keal Technology. “We are looking forward to a tremendous partnership that will benefit our customers all across Canada.”

The acquisition of Keal Technology comes less than a year after Vertafore’s acquisition of QQSolutions, a Florida-based provider of cloud software to independent insurance agencies, and following over 250 product releases in 2015 across the Vertafore product portfolio, according to the vendor.

Editor’s note: For more detail about the companies and the benefits of the acquisition, see our previous report see the linked story below.

Vertafore Acquires Keal Technology

Anthony R. O’Donnell // Anthony O'Donnell is Executive Editor of Insurance Innovation Reporter. For nearly two decades, he has been an observer and commentator on the use of information technology in the insurance industry, following industry trends and writing about the use of IT across all sectors of the insurance industry. He can be reached at or (503) 936-2803.

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