Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. News

Arthur J. Gallagher Acquires Illinois’ Bennett & Shade Co.

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired retail insurance broker Bennett & Shade Co. in Decatur, Ill. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 1906, Bennett & Shade provides commercial property/casualty, employee benefits, risk management consulting and personal lines …

Arthur J. Gallagher Acquires Hagedorn & Co. in New York

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. announced that it has acquired Hagedorn & Company located in New York, New York. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 1869, Hagedorn is a retail insurance broker providing property/casualty, risk management, group …

Arthur J. Gallagher Acquires Everett James in Connecticut

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. announced the acquisition of Everett James Inc. located in Ridgefield, Connecticut. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Established in 1990, Everett James offers employee benefits consulting and brokerage services primarily for large and middle-market …

Arthur J. Gallagher Acquires Cowles & Connell in N.Y.

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. announced the acquisition of Cowles & Connell based in Brewster, New York and Meriden, Connecticut. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Established in 1892, Cowles & Connell is a managing general agent and wholesale …

AJ Gallagher Acquires Assets of Caribbean Broker Minvielle & Chastanet

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. announced that it has acquired certain assets of Minvielle & Chastanet Insurance Brokers located in the eastern Caribbean. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The bulletin described Minvielle & Chastanet Insurance Brokers (MCIB) as …

Arthur J. Gallagher Acquires Missouri-Based Travel Insurance Agency

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired Trip Mate Inc., based in Kansas City, Mo. Established in 1989, Trip Mate is a full service travel insurance agency that provides a wide variety of travel protection plans and services for their travel …

Arthur J. Gallagher Acquires Benefits Brokerage, Insurance Point

Itasca, Ill.-based Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired Insurance Point LLC in St. Charles, Ill. and Salt Lake City, Utah.  Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Insurance Point offers employee benefit consultation and insurance brokerage services for healthcare systems and hospitals throughout …

Arthur J. Gallagher Appoints Jain as Chief Service Officer

Itasca, Ill.-based Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has appointed Vishal Jain as chief service officer and corporate vice president. Jain currently oversees the company’s service center operations. In this new role, he will lead Gallagher’s ongoing efforts to enhance customer service …

Arthur J. Gallagher Acquires The Plus Companies in New Jersey

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. said it has acquired The Plus Companies Inc. in Bridgewater, New Jersey. Terms were not disclosed. Established in 1985, The Plus Companies Inc.(TPC) is a managing general agent and program manager which provides non-medical, professional …

Arthur J. Gallagher Buys Maryland’s Tri-State General

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. said it has acquired Tri-State General in Salisbury, Maryland. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Established in 1979, Tri-State General is a specialty wholesale and managing general agency (MGA) operation that places transportation, garage, …