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Capsicum absorbs AJG Re brokerage team, business

By: Sarah Veysey

Published October 13, 2014 - 9:09am CST

The London-based reinsurance brokerage team of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has transferred to Capsicum Reinsurance Brokers L.L.P., the reinsurance brokerage set up earlier this year as a joint venture between Gallagher and Capsicum Private Office L.L.P., the family trust of former Aon Benfield Chairman Grahame Chilton.

Gallagher acquires New York broker

Published September 18, 2014 - 1:02pm CST

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired New York-based Hagedorn & Co.

Arthur J. Gallagher acquires Australian niche broker Parmia

By: Mark A. Hofmann

Published September 12, 2014 - 9:47am CST

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has expanded its Australian operations by acquiring Parmia Pty Ltd. of Beenleigh, Australia, Itasca, Illinois-based Gallagher announced Friday.

Gallagher captive manager Artex discloses it's subject to IRS probe

By: Joanne Wojcik

Published September 10, 2014 - 2:21pm CST

Artex Risk Solutions Inc. has confirmed that it is involved in an Internal Revenue Service probe into captive insurers formed under 831(b) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Gallagher expands in Connecticut

Published September 10, 2014 - 10:05am CST

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired Everett James, Inc. located in Ridgefield, Connecticut, Itasca, Illinois-based Gallagher announced this week.

Gallagher buys Connecticut-based benefits consultant

By: Matt Dunning

Published September 09, 2014 - 4:47pm CST

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. on Tuesday announced the purchase of Everett James Inc., a Ridgefield, Connecticut-based employee benefits broker and consultant.

Gallagher acquires Denver-based benefits consultant Denman

By: Matt Dunning

Published August 06, 2014 - 3:59pm CST

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. on Wednesday said it has acquired Denman Consulting Services Inc., a Denver-based employee benefits consulting firm.

Business Insurance announces 40 Under 40 broker honorees for 2014

Published August 06, 2014 - 3:07pm CST

Business Insurance on Wednesday announced the honorees for its second annual 40 Under 40 Broker Awards.

Arthur J. Gallagher quarterly revenue up 51% over 2013

By: Mark A. Hofmann

Published July 29, 2014 - 4:08pm CST

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. reported on Tuesday that this year’s second-quarter revenue rose 51.2% over the same period a year ago to $1.18 billion, driven in large part by its risk management and brokerage segment and clean energy segment.

IN FOCUS Video: Brokerage Industry Trends

Published July 22, 2014 - 12:24pm CST

In our latest video report, we speak with several insurance industry leaders to find out some of the latest trends and hot topics occurring in the commercial brokerage industry.

Benefit costs, regulations remain top HR concerns: Gallagher survey

By: Matt Dunning

Published July 21, 2014 - 2:21pm CST

Rising health care costs and evolving regulations continue to be the top human resources challenge facing employers, and many companies are struggling to effectively meet that challenge, according to a new survey.

Top insurance brokers: Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

By: Rodd Zolkos

Published July 20, 2014 - 6:00am CST

While Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. continues to make the smaller acquisitions that have become routine for the broker, a string of large purchases that started with Gallagher's August 2013 acquisition of Bollinger Inc. have drawn considerable insurance industry attention and could transform the company.

Arthur J. Gallagher buys MGA Insurance Group

By: Matthew Lerner

Published May 28, 2014 - 12:40pm CST

Insurance broker Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired MGA Insurance Group of Lakewood Ranch, Florida, Gallagher said in a statement Wednesday.

Gallagher acquires global captive insurance manager Heritage

By: Bill Kenealy

Published May 21, 2014 - 12:55pm CST

Itasca, Ill.-based Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. on Wednesday said it has acquired captive insurance manager Heritage Insurance Management Ltd.

Gallagher ending string of large foreign broker acquisitions: CEO

By: Mark A. Hofmann

Published May 20, 2014 - 10:51am CST

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has “kind of cleaned the cupboard” in terms of large-scale foreign acquisitions, according to Gallagher Chairman, President and CEO J. Patrick Gallagher Jr.

Arthur J. Gallagher to buy Canadian broker Noraxis for $388 million

By: Mark A. Hofmann

Published May 19, 2014 - 3:57pm CST

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has signed an agreement to acquire about 87% of Canadian broker Noraxis Capital Corp. for total consideration of about $388 million, Gallagher announced Monday.

Gallagher acquires Calif.-based managing general underwriter Sunderland

By: Kate Shepherd

Published May 12, 2014 - 3:23pm CST

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired Walnut Creek, California-based Sunderland Insurance Services Inc.

Gallagher expands U.K. presence

Published May 01, 2014 - 9:33am CST

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired Shilling Ltd., located in Liss, Hampshire, England, Itasca, Ill.-based Gallagher announced Thursday.

RSA head for U.K. and Western Europe resigns to join Gallagher

Published April 16, 2014 - 10:07am CST

(Reuters) — The head of British insurer RSA Insurance Group P.L.C.'s U.K. and Western Europe business has resigned ahead of a strategic shakeup to take a new role at broker Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

Arthur J. Gallagher accelerates global push with purchase of Australia broker

By: Mark A. Hofmann

Published April 13, 2014 - 6:00am CST

Arthur J. Gallagher's proposed buyout of Australian conglomerate Wesfarmers' insurance brokerage operations would instantly give Gallagher a giant footprint in Australia and position the large U.S. broker for growth in Asia.

Planned $938.5M buyout of Australian brokerage a 'coup': Gallagher CEO

By: Mark A. Hofmann

Published April 07, 2014 - 3:12pm CST

In the biggest deal of its history, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.'s proposed buyout of the insurance brokerage operations of Australia's Wesfarmer Ltd. is a “coup” for the Itasca, Ill.-based broker, according to Gallagher's CEO.

Arthur J. Gallagher reports net income of $49.3M in first quarter

By: Matthew Lerner

Published April 07, 2014 - 10:57am CST

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. reported first-quarter 2014 net income of $49.3 million, up 21.7% from the prior-year quarter, the insurance broker said in its earnings statement Monday.

Arthur J. Gallagher makes its biggest deal by far

Published April 06, 2014 - 9:25pm CST

Insurance brokerage Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. agreed to pay $938 million for the insurance brokerage units of Australian conglomerate Wesfarmers Ltd.

Arthur J. Gallagher enters New Zealand with Mike Henry brokerage buy

By: Matthew Lerner

Published April 04, 2014 - 11:12am CST

Itasca, Ill.-based Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired Auckland, New Zealand-based retail broker Mike Henry Insurance Brokers Ltd., Gallagher said Friday.

Gallagher acquires London's Oval Group brokerage for $331M

By: Matthew Lerner

Published April 01, 2014 - 1:07pm CST

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., has acquired London-based Oval Group of Cos., a brokerage and financial services firm, for 199 million ($331.1 million) in cash, Itasca, Ill.-based Gallagher said Tuesday.

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