Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. News

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires New York’s United Dealer Services

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired United Dealer Services LLC. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Based in Highland Mills, N.Y., United Dealer Services LLC is a retail insurance broker and program administrator. It provides a range of …

Industry Needs to ‘Question and Call Out’ Rogue MGAs, Says Chilton of Gallagher

While there’s a bright future for managing general agents that “get it right,” Grahame Chilton, CEO of Gallagher UK, warns against tolerating the few rogue MGAs who could ruin the reputation of the entire sector. Chilton, who will be stepping …

Arthur J. Gallagher Acquires The Jack Nebel Companies in Illinois

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired North Barrington, Ill.-based The Jack Nebel Companies Inc. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Jack Nebel, Brian Nebel and their associates will continue to operate from their current location under the direction …

U.S. Sanctions Likely to Ban Use of Lloyd’s IT Platform for Processing Iran Insurance

New U.S. sanctions are likely to prevent the use of a Lloyd’s of London IT platform for any Iran insurance, adding to difficulties for European insurers providing cover for the country. European insurers, reinsurers, brokers and shipping firms have been …

Gallagher Bassett Services Acquires New Jersey’s WCD Group

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.’s subsidiary, Gallagher Bassett Services Inc., has acquired Pennington, N.J.-based WCD Group LLC. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 2002, WCD manages and mitigates risk in the environmental, construction and real estate marketplace. …

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires Australia Broker Milne Alexander

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. announced the acquisition of Milne Alexander, with offices in Sydney, New South Wales and Port Lincoln, South Australia. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 1973, Milne Alexander is a retail property/casualty broker …

Arthur J. Gallagher Buys Marchetti, Robertson & Brickell Insurance and Bonding Agency

Illinois-based Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired Marchetti, Robertson & Brickell Insurance and Bonding Agency Inc., with offices in Ridgeland, Mississippi, and Kansas City, Missouri. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 1953, Marchetti, Robertson & Brickell …

Chilton to Step Down as CEO of Gallagher’s UK Operations; Succeeded by Matson

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. announced that the head of the company’s UK-based brokerage and underwriting division, Grahame “Chily” Chilton, will be stepping down from his role as chief executive officer later this year. Subject to regulatory approval, Simon Matson, …

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Announces Acquisition of New York’s H.R. Keller & Co.

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has announced the acquisition of Buffalo, N.Y.-based H.R. Keller & Co. Inc. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. H.R. Keller & Co. Inc.’s Eric Keller, Andrew Coric and their associates will continue to operate …

Gallagher Acquires 65% Stake in Specialist Swiss Broker Hesse & Partner

Gallagher, the insurance broker, risk management services and consulting firm, broadened its footprint in continental Europe by acquiring a 65 percent stake in specialist Swiss broker Hesse & Partner AG and Hesse Consulting GmbH. Terms of the transaction were not …