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

December 28, 2015

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 services to mid-market and larger clients with complex insurance needs, said Gallagher in a statement, noting that the company also has offices in Brisbane, Sydney and Adelaide.

Paul Harvey and his associates will continue to operate from their current locations under the direction of Andrew Godden, head of Gallagher’s Australian insurance brokerage operation, the statement continued.

“Over the past 24 months, Gallagher has partnered with a number of outstanding acquisitions in Australia that had similar cultures and strategic growth goals. With their broad range of insurance broker capabilities, particularly in servicing complex risks, Strathearn’s team is another wonderful match for us,” said J. Patrick Gallagher Jr., chairman, president and CEO.

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., an international insurance brokerage and risk management services firm, is headquartered in Itasca, Illinois, has operations in 31 countries and offers client-service capabilities in more than 140 countries around the world through a network of correspondent brokers and consultants.

Source: Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

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