Arthur J. Gallagher Acquires Argus Benefits in Atlanta

January 14, 2013

Itasca, Ill.-headquartered global insurance broker Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired Argus Benefits in Atlanta. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Founded in 2001, Argus Benefits offers a wide range of employee benefit consultation and insurance brokerage services for their mid-size corporate clients throughout the southern United States. The firm specialize in health and welfare benefit plan strategy, design, implementation, and administration.

Argus Benefits CEO Robert W. Taylor, Jr. and his associates will continue to operate in their Atlanta and Jacksonville, Fla., locations under the direction of David Ziegler, Eastern region executive vice president of Gallagher’s employee benefit consulting and brokerage operations.

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. stated that the deal will help expand the firm’s benefit footprint in Georgia and will be a complement to its employee benefits operation in the Southeast.

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. is an international insurance brokerage and risk management services firm. It has operations in 17 countries and offers client-service capabilities in more than 110 countries around the world through a network of correspondent brokers and consultants.

Topics Mergers Agencies A.J. Gallagher

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