On August 23, 2021, Crawford & Company® (NYSE: CRD-A and CRD-B) announced that it had acquired edjuster Inc., a technology-driven field and desktop contents claims handling solutions company.
Headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario, edjuster is the established leader in contents services with 20 years of recognized experience in both the US and Canada. This solution operates on a proprietary contents management platform that offers a full-featured, easy-to-use contents inventory and valuation solution for both high severity complex claims and high-volume, small claims. The acquisition of edjuster adds a digital component to Crawford's existing contents valuation service, expands Crawford's current capabilities in North America and supports its purpose to restore and enhance lives, businesses and communities.
Based in Atlanta, Crawford & Company is the world's largest publicly listed independent provider of claims management and outsourcing solutions to carriers, brokers and corporations with an expansive global network serving clients in more than 70 countries.
Gowling WLG advised Crawford & Company on this acquisition with a team that included David Petras, Duncan Snyder and Adam Carlin (corporate/M&A), Paul Carenza (tax), Chris Andree (employment), assisted by student-at-law Alyssa Chen.