Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. News

Arthur J. Gallagher Acquires James R. Weir in Minnesota

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired James R. Weir Insurance Agency Inc. in Mankato, Minn. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Jay Weir, Michael Donohoe and their associates will continue to operate from their current location under the …

A.J. Gallagher Builds Retail Presence in Chile With Majority Stake in QRM

Arthur J. Gallagher, the international broking division of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. outside of the United States, has expanded its retail presence in Chile by purchasing a majority shareholding in independent broker Quality Risk Management Corredores de Seguros S.A. …

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Hires Connelly as Chief Information Officer

Itasca, Ill.-based international insurance brokerage and risk management services firm Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has hired Sean P. Connelly as global chief information officer. In this role, he is responsible for leading the company’s global technology strategy and initiatives. …

Arthur J. Gallagher Acquires Midwest Healthcare Consulting Firm

Itasca, Ill.-based Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired Integrated Healthcare Strategies located in Kansas City, Mo., and Minneapolis, Minn. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. With operations dating back to 1974, Integrated Healthcare Strategies (Integrated) provides strategic human resources consulting services specifically …

Arthur J. Gallagher Acquires Madison Risk & Insurance Services in California

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired Madison Risk & Insurance Services in Huntington Beach, Calif. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Madison is a retail insurance broker providing property/casualty and risk management insurance and consulting services exclusively for …

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires NationAir Aviation Insurance

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired NationAir Aviation Insurance (NationAir) based in West Chicago, Ill. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 1978, NationAir is a retail insurance broker offering commercial property/casualty and risk management insurance services specifically …

Arthur J. Gallagher Acquires Excel Insurance, Metcom Excess in N.J.

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. announced the acquisition of two New Jersey-based wholesale brokers: Excel Insurance Services Inc., located in Hamilton; and McCloskey Surplus & Excess Inc. (d/b/a Metcom Excess), located in Ridgefield Park. Terms of the transactions were not …

Arthur J. Gallagher Acquires Cohn Financial in Arizona

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired Cohn Financial Group LLC located in Phoenix, Ariz. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Michael Cohn and his associates will continue to operate in their current location under the direction of Norbert Chung, head of …

AssuredPartners Hires AJG’s Gardner as Regional President in Penn.

AssuredPartners Inc. has hired Matthew Gardner as regional president. He is based in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, and will report to AssuredPartners President and COO Tom Riley. In this new role, Gardner will build and integrate the existing operating platforms within …

Arthur J. Gallagher Acquires Aequus Trade Credit in New Jersey

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. today announced the acquisition of Aequus Trade Credit LLC in Warren, New Jersey. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Established in 1997, Aequus Trade Credit is a specialist insurance broker that offers credit risk …