The Hilb Group Acquires Massachusetts’ Forrest Insurance Agency

October 22, 2021

The Hilb Group acquired Massachusetts-based Forrest Insurance Agency, increasing its property/casualty offerings and presence throughout New England. The transaction became effective October 1, 2021. Agency principals Larry Forrest and Michael Forrest and their team of insurance professionals will be joining Hilb Group’s New England regional operations.

Based in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts, Forrest Insurance is a property/casualty agency specializing in home, auto and business insurance.

The Hilb Group is a property/casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and advisory firm headquartered in Richmond, Virginia. It is a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group, a global investment firm. Hilb Group seeks to grow through strategic acquisitions and by leveraging its resources and expertise to drive organic growth in its acquired agencies. The company has completed more than 120 acquisitions and now has more than 100 offices in 21 states.

Source: The Hilb Group

Topics Mergers Massachusetts

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