Arthur J. Gallagher News

Insurance Broker Gallagher Reports Ransomware Attack

Insurance broker Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. and its claims unit, Gallagher Bassett, reported that a ransomware incident that happened on Saturday, Sept. 26 limited some of its internal systems. In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), …

A.J. Gallagher Alleges Alliant’s Poaching ‘Playbook’ Has Cost It Employees, Clients

California-based insurance broker Alliant is again being sued over an alleged poaching scam, this time by rival Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Gallagher claims Alliant, with assistance and capital from its private equity partner Stone Point Capital, has engaged in …

CEO of Gallagher’s UK Broker/Underwriting Unit Apologizes for ‘Insensitive Comments’

Simon Matson, CEO of Arthur J. Gallagher’s UK broking and underwriting business, has apologized for “insensitive comments” made when former employees left Gallagher-owned Alesco to join Ardonagh Group. Comments made by Matson and other Alesco executives came to light when …

Broker Gallagher Loses $12.8M Poaching Lawsuit in London Against Ardonagh

Insurance broker Arthur J. Gallagher Group lost a 10 million-pound ($12.8 million) lawsuit against rival Ardonagh Group Ltd. in a case highlighted by racially charged comments that put a spotlight on the cutthroat world of London insurers. Judge Clive Freedman …

Broker Not Liable for Late Notice that Cost Illinois Client $1.34M

An Illinois construction company that waited six years to inform its excess insurer that it had been sued cannot expect coverage from that carrier, and it can’t go after the insurance brokerage that sold it the policy either, a federal …

Fidelity Wins Court Battle with IRS Over Coal Tax Credits

Fidelity Investments on Wednesday won its court battle with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service over tax credits for the production of chemically treated coal. U.S. Tax Court Judge David Gustafson ruled at a court hearing that a partnership led by …

How to Serve Today’s Nonprofit Insurance Market

Nonprofits are a lot like most insurance clients. They seek trusted and consultative relationships with their agents, brokers and carriers. They seek partners that understand their mission. But they also seek agents who understand in what ways their needs differ …

Generali Global Assistance Acquires Travel Insurance Agency Trip Mate from A.J. Gallagher

Generali Global Assistance said it has acquired Trip Mate from Arthur J. Gallagher. Details were not disclosed. Trip Mate is incorporated in Kansas and domiciled in the state of Missouri. It is licensed in all states. Its plans are underwritten …

Gallagher Acquires UK Commercial Broker Pavey Group

Global insurance broker Gallagher has acquired commercial insurance broker Pavey Group Holdings in the southwest UK. With offices in Torquay, Exeter and Holsworthy in Devon, and Highbridge in Somerset, Pavey Group was established in 1971 and has spent more than …

How Insurance Broker A.J Gallagher Cleans Up on Clean Coal Subsidies: Reuters

Earlier this year, the chief financial officer of global insurance giant Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. explained to analysts how the company had turned a little-known U.S. energy subsidy into a profit machine, worth hundreds of millions of dollars to …