Alera Group Acquires Alper Services in Illinois

Deerfield, Illinois-based Alera Group, a national employee benefits, property casualty, retirement services and wealth management firm, has acquired Alper Services LLC in Chicago.

The acquisition was effective Aug.1.

Founded in 1966 and led by CEO Leslie Morse, Alper Services focuses on providing innovative insurance solutions which minimize risk, protect assets and reduce liabilities for clients throughout the Midwest and Chicagoland area. Along with its expertise in property/casualty, trade credit, employee benefits and financial services solutions for middle-market corporations, the firm is known for its claims service model and AuditRate division.

Alper Services was named a Best Practices Agency four years in a row by the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America.

Alper Services joins Alera Group through GCG Financial, an Alera Group company located in Deerfield. The Alper Services team will continue serving clients in their existing roles. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Source: Alera Group