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Arthur J. Gallagher acquires 65% interest in Colombian broker

By: Mark A. Hofmann

Published July 20, 2015 - 8:33am CST

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. on Monday said it has acquired a 65% equity interest in ARM Re Ltda. Corredores de Reaseguros, located in Bogota, Colombia.

Top insurance brokers: Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

By: Mark A. Hofmann

Published July 19, 2015 - 6:00am CST

Even for a brokerage known for its strategy of growth by acquisition, 2014 was a banner year for Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

Gallagher to buy Boston broker

By: Donna Mahoney

Published June 16, 2015 - 10:29am CST

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. on Tuesday said it will acquire Boston-based William Gallagher Associates Insurance Brokers Inc.

Risk managers entitled to broker fee information

By: Sarah Veysey

Published June 16, 2015 - 9:33am CST

LIVERPOOL, England — Risk managers must ensure they ask their brokers to inform them of all fees earned on their business, according to a panel of industry CEOs.

Gallagher names new COO, chief risk officer for international

By: Joyce Famakinwa

Published June 05, 2015 - 5:10pm CST

Arthur J. Gallagher, the international unit of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., has named Michael Rea as its new chief operating officer and Carol Richmond as its new chief risk officer based in London, the brokerage said Friday.

Highest-paid broker execs

Published May 29, 2015 - 10:17am CST

Who were the highest-paid executives at publicly traded brokers in 2014? Find out in our latest gallery.

Gallagher's international growth sparks U.K. financial inquiry

By: Matthew Lerner

Published May 26, 2015 - 2:02pm CST

Arthur J. Gallagher, the London-based international operations of broker Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., has acknowledged it is cooperating with Britain’s Financial Conduct Authority on a report about the firm’s operations.

Gallagher acquires human resources consultant

By: Matt Dunning

Published May 01, 2015 - 2:49pm CST

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. said Friday that it has acquired Integrated Healthcare Strategies, a Kansas City, Missouri-based human resources consultant.

Insurance broker personnel raids may test noncompete clauses

By: Douglas McLeod

Published April 26, 2015 - 6:00am CST

A flurry of broker poaching lawsuits may show how seriously the industry takes defections, but such suits face a minefield of legal and practical obstacles.

Q&A: Grahame Chilton, Arthur J. Gallagher

Published April 26, 2015 - 6:00am CST

Grahame Chilton was named CEO of Arthur J. Gallagher's international operations in February, a role that will take effect after all regulatory approvals are in place. His career spans more than 30 years. In 2013 he founded specialist reinsurance broker Capsicum Re, a joint-venture with Gallagher. He previously was chairman of Aon Benfield Group Ltd., having overseen the sale of Benfield Group Ltd....

Gallagher reports strong quarterly revenue, but drop in net income

By: Matthew Lerner

Published April 24, 2015 - 11:49am CST

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. said Friday that first-quarter revenue was up 34.6% to $1.23 billion, but expenses grew 39.5% to $1.20 billion, hurting net income, which dropped 55.6% to $21.9 million.

Gallagher expands in Latin America

By: Sarah Veysey

Published April 21, 2015 - 9:42am CST

Acquisitive U.S. broker Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has bought a majority stake in Vina del Mar, Chile-based retail insurance brokerage Bareyre Corredores de Seguros S.A., Gallagher announced Tuesday.

Arthur J. Gallagher buys California insurance broker

By: Matthew Lerner

Published April 16, 2015 - 3:06pm CST

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired Huntington Beach, California-based Madison Risk & Insurance Services, Gallagher said Thursday.

Acquisitions, better economy drive revenue growth at large brokers

By: Matthew Lerner

Published March 29, 2015 - 6:00am CST

The largest publicly traded insurance brokers posted modest organic growth in 2014 as a slowly improving U.S. economy helped offset ongoing soft insurance rates amid an active year for mergers and acquisitions.

Arthur J. Gallagher, Hartford among most ethical firms worldwide

By: Mark A. Hofmann

Published March 10, 2015 - 10:22am CST

Brokerage Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. and Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. were among the 132 companies recognized as a “World's Most Ethical Company” by the Ethisphere Institute , a New York-based think tank.

2015 Innovation Award winners recognized

Published March 01, 2015 - 6:00am CST

The 2015 Business Insurance Innovation Awards showcase the best new products and services launched over the past year for risk managers. This awards program, which started in 2010, recognizes innovation in the insurance and risk management sector, and the high caliber of the winning entries shows that commercial insurers, brokers and other service providers continue to break new ground with their ...

2015 Innovation Awards: Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

By: Matt Dunning

Published March 01, 2015 - 6:00am CST


Grahame Chilton named CEO of Gallagher International

By: Shelby Livingston

Published February 20, 2015 - 11:10am CST

Former Benfield boss Grahame Chilton will lead Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.'s international brokerage division, the Itasca-based brokerage announced Friday.

Ex-Gallagher International CEO named to oversee Towergate restructuring

By: Sarah Veysey

Published February 10, 2015 - 10:19am CST

David Ross has been appointed CEO of Sierra Investment Holdings Ltd., the portfolio company set up by private investment firm Highbridge Principal Strategies to invest in London-based brokerage consolidator Towergate Group P.L.C., Highbridge announced Tuesday.

Gallagher continues focus on acquisitions as revenues rise

By: Matthew Lerner

Published February 04, 2015 - 11:45am CST

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.'s fourth-quarter revenues rose 39.9% to $1.25 billion over the prior-year quarter, and the broker stressed its intentions to continue acquisitions in 2015 on a call with analysts.

The 2015 Innovation Awards winners
are …

Published January 23, 2015 - 3:14pm CST

Business Insurance on Friday announced 10 winners of the 2015 Innovation Awards, the publication's recognition program for products and services designed for use by professional risk managers.

Capsicum Reinsurance Brokers appoints partner to lead facultative division

By: Sarah Veysey

Published January 21, 2015 - 8:40am CST

Malcolm Payton has been appointed partner and head of the facultative division at reinsurance brokerage Capsicum Reinsurance Brokers L.L.P.

Arthur J. Gallagher acquires California employee benefits consulting firm

By: Shelby Livingston

Published January 13, 2015 - 11:59am CST

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired Newport Beach, California-based employee benefits consulting firm e3 Financial.

Arthur J. Gallagher, Jiang Tai to set up Shanghai insurance venture

By: Sarah Veysey

Published December 08, 2014 - 9:32am CST

Arthur J. Gallagher, the London-based international broking division of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., on Monday said it has reached a joint venture agreement with Jiang Tai Insurance Broker Co. Ltd. to set up a Shanghai-based operation.

Arthur J. Gallagher acquires Australia-based brokerage Blue Holdings

By: Shelby Livingston

Published December 05, 2014 - 3:14pm CST

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired Brisbane, Australia-based insurance brokerage and risk management firm Blue Holdings Pty Ltd.

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