Brown & Brown, Inc. Acquires Bowers, Schumann & Welch

Brown & Brown, Inc. has acquired Washington, N.J.-based Schumann & Welch. The transaction was effective June 1, 2000.

Bowers, Schumann & Welch is a commercial lines insurance agency with offices in Washington, New Jersey and Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The agency management and staff will continue to operate at its current locations.

Brown & Brown, Inc., provides a broad range of insurance products and services, as well as risk management, employee benefit administration, and managed health care services through offices located across the United States. The company is ranked by Business Insurance magazine as the nation’s ninth largest independent insurance intermediary.