Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. News

Arthur J. Gallagher Acquires Insurance Plans Agency in Illinois

Arthur J. Gallagher& Co. has acquired Insurance Plans Agency Inc. in South Barrington, Ill. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Established in 1983, Insurance Plans Agency Inc. (IPA) is a retail insurance broker providing group employee benefits products and consulting …

Arthur J. Gallagher Acquires Charles Allen Agency in Minnesota

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired the Charles Allen Agency Inc. in Waite Park, Minn. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 2010, the Charles Allen Agency Inc. (CAA) is a retail insurance broker that provides commercial surety …

Arthur J. Gallagher Acquires Oklahoma’s Capitol Benefits Group

Illinois-based insurance brokerage, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., has acquired Capitol Benefits Group in Oklahoma City. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 1999, Capitol Benefits Group (Capitol) is an employee benefits insurance broker that provides employee benefits insurance …

Arthur J. Gallagher Acquires Joseph Distel & Co. in Connecticut

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. announced the acquisition of Joseph Distel & Co. Inc. in Farmington, Connecticut. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 1955, Joseph Distel & Co. is a managing general agent and wholesale insurance broker …

Bermuda-Based Artex Buys Hexagon Insurance PCC, to Boost ILS Capability

Artex Risk Solutions announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the cores of Guernsey-domiciled Hexagon Insurance PCC Ltd. and its subsidiaries. All regulatory approvals have been received and the deal is expected to close on March 31, …

Arthur J. Gallagher Acquires Continuum Solutions in New York

Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services Inc, the retail property/casualty brokerage operation of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., announced the acquisition of Continuum Solutions Ltd. in New York City. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Continuum Solutions provides business …

Iardella Joins Arthur J. Gallagher as VP, Investor Relations

Itasca, Ill.-based Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has added Raymond Iardella as vice president, Investor Relations. Iardella spent the last 13 years in various roles within the insurance, equity research and asset management industries. Most recently, he was an analyst …

Arthur J. Gallagher to Buy Kane Group’s Insurance Management Operations

Itasca, Ill.-headquartered Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. announced it has reached an agreement with Kane Group to acquire its insurance management operations (KIM). This acquisition is expected to close on or about March 31, 2016 and is subject to certain closing conditions. Other terms …

Gallagher’s Agnew Named Chair, London & International Insurance Brokers’ Assn.

Arthur J. Gallagher International announced that Andrew Agnew, managing director of specialty and member of its executive committee, has been appointed chairman of the London & International Insurance Brokers’ Association (LIIBA). He succeeds Steve Hearn of CGSC and takes up …

Arthur J. Gallagher Acquires Oklahoma’s Bomford, Couch & Wilson

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired Bomford, Couch & Wilson Inc. in Miami, Okla. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Established in 1904, Bomford, Couch & Wilson (BCW) is a retail insurance broker providing commercial property/casualty, risk management …