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Arthur J. Gallagher & Co

Arthur J. Gallagher acquires G.A, Mavon & Co.

21st April 2022

Global insurance broker, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has announced the acquisition of G.A, Mavon & Co. and its Mavco Insurance Agency, Inc. subsidiary. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 1916, G.A. Mavon & Co. is a fourth generation, family-run, standard and specialty lines wholesale broker. It’s retail insurance ... Read the full article

AJ Gallagher acquires UK claims administrator

6th April 2022

Global insurance broker, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., has announced its acquisition of UK third-party claims administrator Claims Settlement Agencies Ltd (CSA). Arthur J. Gallagher’s risk management services subsidiary, Gallagher Bassett International Ltd (GB), carried out the purchase of CSA, which is based in Hadleigh, Essex. Founded in 1990, CSA specializes in ... Read the full article

Arthur J. Gallagher acquires Commercial Insurance Underwriters

25th March 2022

Global insurance broker, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co, has acquired Commercial Insurance Underwriters (CIU), a surplus lines agency offering commercial, personal and professional lines coverages for businesses and individuals with complex, unique or hard-to-place risks, primarily throughout the upper and lower Midwest. Founded in 1984, CIU is a surplus lines agency ... Read the full article

Arthur J. Gallagher buys Hawley & Associates

16th March 2022

Arthur J. Gallagher has bought broker firm Hawley & Associates for an undisclosed amount. A statement from Arthur J. Gallagher said that Hawley & Associates was founded seventeen years ago to provide insurance services for adoption, foster care, and child welfare agencies. The business will continue to be run by Phil ... Read the full article

Gallagher saw renewal premium releases top 8% in Q4 2021

28th January 2022

Illinois-based Arthur J. Gallagher saw renewal premium releases go up 8% in Q4 2021, a result which the firm said was ‘broadly consistent’ with the first three quarters of the year. The firm revealed that retail renewal premiums had gone up between 7% and 9% across North America, Australia, New Zealand, ... Read the full article

Gallagher Re feels like a billion dollar startup with a tremendous opportunity: James Kent & Pat Gallagher

1st December 2021

With Arthur J. Gallagher’s (AJG) acquisition of Willis Re’s treaty reinsurance operations now complete, resulting in a much larger Gallagher Re, senior executives told Reinsurance News that it feels like day one at a billion dollar startup. In the past seven years, Gallagher Re has established itself as the fifth largest ... Read the full article

Arthur J. Gallagher acquires Real Estate Insurance Solutions in Utah

25th November 2021

Global insurance broker, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has announced the acquisition of Park City, Utah-based Real Estate Insurance Solutions for an undisclosed sum. Founded in 2004, Real Estate Insurance Solutions offers a range of real estate errors & omissions insurance/cyber liability coverages. Its clients include commercial and residential real estate agents ... Read the full article

UK competition authority clears Gallagher acquisition of Willis Re

22nd November 2021

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said this morning that it has ended its investigation into and cleared Arthur J. Gallagher & Co's (Gallagher) planned acquisition of the Willis Re treaty reinsurance business. The investigation has been ended as the CMA has decided now further action is required and said ... Read the full article

Arthur J. Gallagher acquires The VanDyke Group

4th November 2021

Global insurance broker, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired The VanDyke Group, which offers employee benefits consulting and HR solutions, as well as commercial and personal property/casualty coverages. The VanDyke Group covers clients across Northern Illinois, Northern Indiana and Southern Wisconsin. Matthew VanDyke and his team will remain in their current location ... Read the full article

Arthur J. Gallagher earnings up 22%, Willis Re takeover on track

29th October 2021

Re/insurance broker Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has reported 22% growth in net earnings across its brokerage and risk management operations during the third quarter of 2021, ending the period at $275.6 million. Revenues similarly increased by 17% over Q3, moving from $1.50 billion last year to $1.75 billion, with 10% ... Read the full article

India’s Edelweiss approved to divest broking arm to Gallagher

20th October 2021

Indian financial services firm Edelweiss Group has received approval from the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) to divest its insurance broking arm to Gallagher. Gallagher revealed its intention to purchase the remaining shares of Edelweiss Insurance Brokers Limited back in July, following a minority investment in 2019, ... Read the full article

AJ Gallagher acquires Arkansas brokerage Alpha Surety

13th October 2021

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., the global insurance brokerage, risk management and consulting services firm, has announced the acquisition of Alpha Surety & Insurance Brokerage. Alpha Surety is based in Little Rock, Arkansas and was founded in 2002. It focuses primarily on selling direct and wholesale commercial surety bonds in key industry ... Read the full article

Gallagher acquires Floridian SeaCoast Underwriters

13th October 2021

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has announced the acquisition of Florida-based SeaCoast Underwriters by its US wholesale brokerage, binding authority and programs division, Risk Placement Services (RPS). Founded in 1996, SeaCoast Underwriters specialises in commercial property & casualty, flood & excess flood, personal lines, and transportation & garage risks, primarily across ... Read the full article

AJ Gallagher’s Pen Underwriting acquires Manchester Underwriting Agencies

5th October 2021

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has announced that its specialist underwriting subsidiary, Pen Underwriting, has acquired 100% of UK-based Manchester Underwriting Agencies Limited and its wholly owned subsidiary, Manchester Underwriting Management Limited (MUM). Founded in 2010 by Charles Manchester as a specialist underwriting agency, MUM is a multi-class, full-service managing general ... Read the full article

AJ Gallagher acquires Federal Crop Insurance specialist Files Agribusiness

24th September 2021

Global insurance broker Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has announced the acquisition of Bastrop, LA-based Files Agribusiness, LLC. Founded in 2010, Files Agribusiness is a retail insurance agency that specializes in offering Federal Crop Insurance, agribusiness property and casualty, and agricultural aviation coverages. It serves clients primarily in the states of Louisiana, ... Read the full article