Verisk Analytics

Verisk Analytics in its acquisition of Opta


Verisk Analytics




Mergers and Acquisitions

Date Closed

March 2022



Lead Office



On March 1, 2022, Verisk Analytics announced it had acquired Opta, Canada’s leading provider of property intelligence and innovative technology solutions. With this acquisition, Verisk further expands its footprint in the Canadian market and supports Opta in reshaping risk management with valuable business intelligence. As well, Verisk and Opta’s combined technology will assist in helping customers improve operational efficiencies by delivering unique data assets via long-term integration with customer workflows.

Verisk Analytics is a leading global data analytics provider.

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP advised Verisk Analytics with a team consisting of Doug Marshall,  Rosalind Hunter, Alexandra Alacchi (Corporate), Damian Rigolo, Diana Holloway (Employment and Labour), Kelly Moffatt, Barry Fong (Intellectual Property), Jonathan Marin, Jonathan Wypych (Pension and Benefits), Joanna Fine, Katelyn Smith, Gregory Corosky, Catherine Hart, (Privacy and Data Management), Patrick Marley, Taylor Cao (Tax), Ted Liu (Technology), Sandra Sbrocchi, Sergey Stefanishin and Lynnea Maki  (Osler Works – Transactional).