J. Patrick Gallagher Jr. News

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 to private …

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 of …

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 …

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 …

Arthur J. Gallagher: Q1 Revenues Up 20%; 10 Mergers in Pipeline

Illinois-based global insurance broker Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. reported 20 percent growth in total revenues for its brokerage and risk management units combined along with four percent growth in organic commissions and fees in the first quarter. The broker …

Arthur J. Gallagher Buys Wholesale Broker Continental, Marmorstein

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. said it has acquired wholesale insurance broker Continental Excess & Surplus, Inc., trading as Continental/Marmorstein & Malone, located in Paramus, New Jersey and its affiliate, All Risk/CESI, LLC., located in New York City. Terms of …

Arthur J. Gallagher Acquires Old Greenwich Consulting Group

Insurance broker Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired New York-based Old Greenwich Consulting Group for an undisclosed sum. Old Greenwich offers employee benefit consulting and brokerage services, including life insurance and group benefits, for middle-market clients in the eastern …

Gallagher Reports Jump in Revenues for Q1 2010

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. reported that total brokerage and risk management revenue for the 2010 first quarter was $414.9 million compared to $401.7, for the 2009 first quarter. Brokerage revenue came in at $303.5 million for the first quarter …