THE LESLIE GROUP LIMITED ANNOUNCES MERGER WITH MARATHON BENEFIT CORPORATION AS PART OF FURTHER EXPANSION IN WESTERN CANADA

  • The Leslie Group Ltd and Marathon Benefit Corp have merged to enhance the value we offer to our clients through service, innovation, technology and expert advice.
  • For The Leslie Group Ltd, this is a foundational step in expanding in Western Canada, to offer local service to our growing client base.
  • For Marathon Benefit Corp, this merger will provide existing clients with access to additional resources and products that were not previously available, combined with additional buying power due to our combined size.

TORONTO – May 5, 2020

The Leslie Group Limited, an independent employee benefits consulting firm focused on Canadian organizations, has merged with Marathon Benefit Corporation to increase its footprint in Western Canada, and to further support the Alberta market by offering the highest quality of service and expert advice.

Shawn Leslie, President and CEO of The Leslie Group, says “the addition of Marathon to our organization continues our commitment to our clients to provide a high level of service. In addition, I am especially proud to support Alberta though the expansion of The Leslie Group in Alberta.“

For Marathon Benefit Corporation, this merger shows strong commitment to provide sustainable long term service and value to all of their clients.

Lynn Favorite, Managing Owner of Marathon says “We are very excited about the merger of Marathon Benefits and The Leslie Group. We feel strongly that our combined areas of expertise will provide greater value for our clients.”

About The Leslie Group

The Leslie Group is a growing Canadian group benefits and group retirement consulting firm that has been in business for over 28 years.

Our vision is to continue to grow in a sustainable way as one of Canada’s largest independent Group Benefits and Group Retirement consulting firms, focused on a high touch customer service model, incorporating new technologies, presenting innovative solutions, and ultimately working in the best interest of our clients.

The Leslie Group currently supports plan sponsors across Canada, with offices in Calgary, Winnipeg, Toronto, and Simcoe-Muskoka.