The Hilb Group Acquires Massachusetts’ H.J. Knight International Insurance Agency

The Hilb Group LLC (THG) has acquired Massachusetts-based H.J. Knight International Insurance Agency Inc. (HJK). The transaction became effective December 1, 2018.

HJK is a full-service brokerage in the commercial insurance and risk management industry. Founded in 1987, the company specializes in alternative risk management for commercial clients throughout the U.S. Managing Director Matt Lanza and his team will continue to operate out of HJK’s Braintree, Mass., location following the acquisition.

THG is a middle market insurance agency headquartered in Richmond, Va., and is a portfolio company of Boston-based private equity firm, Abry Partners. It seeks to grow through targeted acquisitions in the middle market insurance brokerage space. The company now has 67 offices in 17 states.

Source: The Hilb Group