Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. News

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires North Star Insurance Services, North Star Marine

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired Seattle-based North Star Insurance Services LLC and Fairhaven, Mass.-based North Star Marine Insurance Services LLC. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 2001, North Star Insurance Services is a full-service marine …

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires Pennsylvania’s JP Warner Associates

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired Wayne, Penn.-based JP Warner Associates Inc., doing business as Warner Benefits. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 1997, JP Warner Associates is a traditional employee benefits consultant with offices in …

Arthur J. Gallagher Acquires AWIS Group in California

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired San Diego, Calif.-based AWIS Group. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The AWIS team will continue to operate from their current location under the direction of Adam Mazan, head of the Pacific …

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires Canada’s Optimum Talent Inc.

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. announced the acquisition of Montreal, Quebec-based Optimum Talent Inc. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 1981, Optimum Talent is one of Canada’s largest privately-owned integrated talent management firms and a Pan-Canadian leader …

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Buys Australia’s Effectus Consulting Pty Ltd.

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. announced the acquisition of Brisbane, Queensland-based Effectus Consulting Pty Ltd. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Effectus Consulting is a data-driven employee and leadership development firm offering HR and talent development strategies, talent diagnostics, …

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires The Merriam Agency

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired Charles W. Merriam & Son Inc., d/b/a The Merriam Agency. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 1895, The Merriam Agency is a full-service insurance agency with offices in upstate New …

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires Erin P. Collins & Associates in Arizona

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired Kingman, Ariz.-based Erin P. Collins & Associates Inc. Erin Collins and his associates will continue to operate from their current locations under the direction of Scott Gregory, head of Gallagher’s Southwest region employee …

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires The Kirksey Agency in Louisiana

Insurance broker Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired West Monroe, Louisiana-based The Kirksey Agency Inc. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The Kirksey Agency was founded in 1980 with crop insurance as its flagship product, servicing Louisiana, Arkansas …

Gallagher Buys Canada Retail Broker Insight Insurance

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., the Rolling Meadows, Ill.-based broker, announced the acquisition of Edmonton, Alberta-based Insight Insurance & Risk Management Ltd. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 2013, Insight is a retail insurance broker serving clients …

Arthur J. Gallagher Reported 2Q Profit of $153.7M

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. reported second-quarter profit of $153.7 million. The Rolling Meadows, Ill.-based company said it had net income of 79 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 94 cents per share. The results topped Wall …