Media & Events

At OneBeacon Government Risks™ we regularly attend, exhibit and lead sessions at industry conferences as well as author articles on various topics for industry publications to stay active and current in our market.

Intact Financial Corporation Completes Acquisition of U.S. Specialty Insurer OneBeacon Insurance Group, Ltd. and Announces Executive Appointment

September 28, 2017

TORONTO, Sept. 28, 2017 /CNW/ - Intact Financial Corporation (TSX: IFC) today announced that it has completed its C$2.3 billion (US$1.7 billion) acquisition of U.S. specialty insurer OneBeacon Insurance Group, Ltd. (OneBeacon). The acquisition makes IFC a leading provider of specialty insurance in North America with over C$2 billion in combined annual premiums focusing on small to midsize businesses. Read full news release>>

OBGR Announces Bradley York as President

August 16, 2016

OneBeacon Government Risks is pleased to announce Bradley York, Vice President of Business Development, has been promoted to President of OneBeacon Government Risks, effective August 15, 2016. Brad has held various roles in the public entities sector over his 26-year career including claims, underwriting and business development. He was one of three original leaders hired when OneBeacon Government Risks was formed in 2007.

Jeffrey Richardson will be stepping into the role of Senior Vice President, overseeing three of OneBeacon’s specialty businesses, including Government Risks, as well as the Entertainment and Technology groups.

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OneBeacon Government Risks Exhibiting at the National PRIMA Annual Conference

June 3, 2016

OneBeacon Government Risks will be attending the 2016 National PRIMA Annual Conference June 5-8, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia [...]

OneBeacon Government Risks to Exhibit at the 2016 Louisiana PRIMA Conference

April 13, 2016

OneBeacon Government Risks (OBGR) is exhibiting at the 2016 Louisiana PRIMA Conference on April 14-15, 2016. [...]

OneBeacon Government Risks to Speak at the 2016 CLM Annual Conference

April 5, 2016

Sarah Schmitz, Claims Examiner for OneBeacon Insurance Group will speak at the CLM Annual Conference, which will be held at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek, April 6-8. Her session is titled, “Municipal Law - Clearing the Smoke on Medical Marijuana in Employment.” [...]


Big I of South Dakota Annual Convention


Want to learn more about FirstFire Services and how to protect your local fire departments? Then come see OneBeacon Government Risks and Fischer Rounds at the upcoming Big I of South Dakota's Annual Convention.

PRIMA Webinar: "Parks - The Risks Beyond Slides & Swings"


Speaker: Kenny Smith, CSP, Risk Control Manager

Parks come in many different configurations and may include different exposures other than those common to the usual playground. In this webinar, we will discuss the risks inherent to walking paths, trails, water exposures, trees and grass fields. With each area the risks will be discussed as will some options for controls.

Click here to register for the webinar.