J. Patrick Gallagher Jr. News

Arthur J. Gallagher Acquires Sweden’s Nordic Forsakring & Riskhantering

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. announced the acquisition of Nordic Försäkring & Riskhantering AB (Nordic), located in Gothenburg, Sweden. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 1991, Nordic is a retail insurance broker offering a broad range of …

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Buys Canadian Broker GPL Assurance

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. announced the acquisition of GPL Assurance Inc. (GPL), located in Montreal, Quebec. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 1968, GPL is a retail insurance broker offering commercial property and casualty services to …

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Buys UK-Based Total Reward Group

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., the insurance broker and risk management service firm, has announced the acquisition of Total Reward Group in Sevenoaks, England. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 2005, Total Reward Group is a consultancy …

Gallagher Buys Australia’s Ace IRM Insurance Broking Group

Itasca, Ill.-based Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. announced the acquisition of Ace IRM Insurance Broking Group, located in Beenleigh, Queensland, Australia. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 1981, Ace IRM Insurance Broking Group (Ace IRM) is …

Arthur J. Gallagher Buys London-Based Employee Benefits Firm, Argentis

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. announced the acquisition of Argentis, based in London, England. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 2005, Argentis is a financial planning and employee benefits consultant that provides benefit and wealth management services …

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires UK-Based Orb Financial Services Ltd.

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. announced the acquisition of Orb Financial Services Ltd. in Surrey, England. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 2007, Orb Financial Services is an employee benefits consultant and broker offering a full range …

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 …

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires Australia’s Strathearn Insurance Brokers

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired 100 percent of the capital stock of Strathearn Insurance Group Pty Ltd., headquartered in Perth, Australia. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 1993, Strathearn provides commercial insurance and risk management …

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires New Zealand’s Reid Manson

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.* announced the acquisition of Reid Manson Ltd. located in Timaru, New Zealand. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded more than 30 years ago, Reid Manson is a retail insurance broker providing commercial, rural, …

Arthur J. Gallagher Names Chilton as CEO of UK-Based Brokerage

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. announced that Grahame “Chily” Chilton has been named CEO of the company’s UK-based international brokerage division, subject to regulatory approval. Chilton will be responsible for leading Gallagher’s international brokerage operations and will also become a …