employee benefits News

Hub International Acquires British Columbia-Based ES3 Insurance Services

Hub International Ltd., the Chicago-based insurance broker, announced it has acquired the shares of ES3 Insurance Services Ltd. operating as ES3 Advisory. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, ES3 Advisory is an employee benefits …

Hub International Acquires Ontario-Based The Benefits Co.

Hub International Ltd., a Chicago-based insurance brokerage, announced it has acquired the shares of The Benefits Co. Inc. (TBC). Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Headquartered in Windsor, Ontario, TBC assists, guides and protects its clients through the various …

Holmes Murphy Expands Nebraska Main Street Program to Smaller Companies

Iowa-based Holmes Murphy has expanded Main Street, its captive insurance subsidiary built to give small businesses the same buying power as big corporations, to include businesses with 10 to 50 employees. Since its inception in 2014, Main Street has helped …

Hub International Acquires Ontario-Based GMS Insurance

Hub International Ltd., a Chicago-based global insurance brokerage, announced that it has acquired the shares of GMS Insurance (SWO) Inc. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Based in Kitchener, Ontario, GMS Insurance is an independent benefit consulting firm that …

Risk Strategies Acquires Ohio’s Benefits Network Insurance Agency

Risk Strategies Co., a privately held national insurance brokerage and risk management firm, has acquired Benefits Network Insurance Agency (BNIA), a specialist brokerage focused on the development of employee benefits plans. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Headquartered in …

2 Minnesota Employee Benefit Agencies Merge

Two independent Minneapolis, Minnesota-area employee benefits firms, SevenHills Benefit Partners and The Cleveland Company, have merged to offer broader services to local clients. The new firm, SevenHills Cleveland Benefit Partners, brings together generations of expertise in meeting the needs of …

Alliant Employee Benefits Adds Williams as VP in Oklahoma City

Alliant Employee Benefits, a division of Alliant Insurance Services, has hired 30-year industry veteran Brad Williams as a vice president in Oklahoma City. Williams will work with medium-to-large-size organizations, providing strategic employee benefits solutions that reduce healthcare spending and improve …

Brown & Brown Acquires Louisiana Employee Benefits Firm

Brown & Brown of Louisiana LLC, a subsidiary of Florida-based Brown & Brown Inc., has acquired substantially all of the assets of Lapeyre, Staples & Robichaux, the companies announced. Lapeyre, Staples and Robichaux, based in Houma, Louisiana, specializes in employee …

Hub International Acquiring Michigan Employee Benefits Agency

Chicago-based international insurance brokerage Hub International Limited (Hub) has acquired the assets of Marwil & Associates LLC (Marwil & Associates) in Farmington Hills, Michigan. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Marwil & Associates specializes in employee benefits. Bruce Marwil, …

Texas’ Threlkeld & Co., Employee Benefits Consulting, Create New Entity

Threlkeld & Co. Insurance, an East Texas firm with 30-plus years in the benefits market, has formed a partnership with Employee Benefits Consulting LLC, a Tyler, Texas, firm with Houston and Dallas connections owned and operated by Rachel Means. The …