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Hub International buys brokers Argus Insurance, Cusson & Anderson

By: Kate Shepherd

Published April 02, 2014 - 1:47pm CST

Hub International Ltd. on Wednesday announced the acquisition of insurance brokers Argus Insurance Inc. and Cusson & Anderson Financial Services.

Insurance broker can't be sued over failed self-insured group: Court

By: Sheena Harrison

Published March 12, 2014 - 12:16pm CST

Employers who belonged to a failed workers compensation self-insured group can't sue insurance broker Hub International Ltd. for marketing and selling the program to them, a California appellate court has ruled.

Hub International makes three acquisitions

By: Kate Shepherd

Published March 05, 2014 - 1:48pm CST

Chicago-based insurance broker Hub International Ltd. on Wednesday announced its acquisition of three companies.

Hub International buys insurance brokers in Colorado, Louisiana

By: Kate Shepherd

Published February 04, 2014 - 1:11pm CST

Hub International Ltd. has acquired two insurance brokers: Colorado Springs, Co.-based full service brokerage Baldrica & Co. and Lafayette, La.-based commercial brokerage The Tammariello Group L.L.C.

Hub International unit buys Los Angeles broker GNW-Evergreen

By: Matthew Lerner

Published January 06, 2014 - 11:50am CST

Hub International Insurance Services, California Operations, a unit of Chicago-based Hub International Ltd., has acquired Los Angeles-based broker GNW-Evergreen Insurance Services Inc., Hub said Monday.

Hub buys Manitoba insurance brokerage

By: Joanne Wojcik

Published November 05, 2013 - 11:57am CST

Hub International Ltd., a Chicago-based insurance brokerage specializing in middle-market business, has acquired Pallister Insurance Brokers Ltd., a Portage la Prairie, Manitoba-based insurance brokerage firm.

USI Insurance launches private health care benefits exchange

By: Matt Dunning

Published October 17, 2013 - 1:55pm CST

USI Insurance Services L.L.C. this week became the latest U.S.-based insurance brokerage to offer a private insurance exchange for all USI clients seeking greater control of their group benefit costs.

Sale of Hub International to private equity firm completed

By: Matthew Lerner

Published October 04, 2013 - 10:17am CST

San Francisco-based private equity firm Hellman & Friedman L.L.C. has completed its $4.4 billion acquisition of insurance brokerage Hub International Ltd., Hub said.

Sale of Hub International signals end to spate of private-equity broker deals

By: Bill Kenealy

Published August 11, 2013 - 6:00am CST

Last week's sale of Hub International Ltd. to San Francisco-based private-equity firm Hellman & Friedman L.L.C. likely completes the recent cycle of ownership changes among private-equity-owned insurance brokerages.

Andrew Cohen joins Hub as SVP of benefits sales, midmarket resource

By: Joanne Wojcik

Published August 09, 2013 - 11:54am CST

Andrew J. Cohen has joined the San Francisco office of Hub International Ltd. as senior vice president of sales for the employee benefits division, and as a trainer and support for other employee benefits brokers serving Hub’s middle-market clients.

Hub agrees to sell to new private equity investors in $4.4 billion deal

By: Gavin Souter

Published August 05, 2013 - 9:26am CST

Private equity-owned insurance brokerage Hub International Ltd. is being sold to another private equity firm in a deal valued at $4.4 billion, the brokerage announced Monday.

Hub International units buy Unity Group, Vicencia & Buckley assets

By: Kate Shepherd

Published August 02, 2013 - 1:15pm CST

Subsidiaries of Hub International Ltd. have acquired assets of The Unity Group Inc. and Vicencia & Buckley Insurance Services Inc., Hub announced.

Top insurance brokers: Hub International Ltd.

By: Mike Tsikoudakis and Rodd Zolkos

Published July 14, 2013 - 6:00am CST

Hub International Ltd. continued its streak of organic growth in its U.S. insurance brokerage operations in 2012 and is well-positioned for recapitalization or to go public again.

Hub acquires small, midsize brokerages in Canada

By: Matt Dunning

Published June 05, 2013 - 1:33pm CST

Hub International Ltd. this week moved to expand its footprint in the Canadian insurance market by acquiring several small and midsize brokerages.

Mid-market emerging risks include health care costs, reputation threats

By: Joanne Wojcik

Published April 23, 2013 - 4:28pm CST

LOS ANGELES — The types of risks challenging middle-market insurance buyers are evolving as the economy recovers and these business owners pursue growth opportunities, according to speakers at a press conference here during the Risk & Insurance Management Society Inc.'s annual conference.

Hub International names San Francisco commercial division executive

By: Matt Dunning

Published April 19, 2013 - 1:02pm CST

Hub International Insurance Services Ltd. has named Mary Castiglia as a senior vice president of its San Francisco commercial division.

Insurance brokerage Hub International could be sold for $2B: Sources

Published April 11, 2013 - 2:30pm CST

(Reuters) — Buyout firm Apax Partners and Morgan Stanley's private equity arm are exploring a sale of Chicago-based insurance brokerage Hub International Ltd. that could be valued at around $2 billion.

Acquisitions for Gallagher, Hub

Published December 06, 2012 - 9:50am CST

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. announced Tuesday that it had acquired Omaha, Neb.-based Brendis & Brendis Inc.

Hub increases Canadian footprint

Published November 05, 2012 - 12:40pm CST

Chicago-based Hub International Ltd. has created a new Hub Atlantic operation with the acquisition of the shares of Huestis Commercial Insurance Ltd., a Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada-based insurance brokerage firm.

Hub International acquires commercial lines business from Mahoney Group

By: Matt Dunning

Published October 31, 2012 - 12:43pm CST

Hub International Ltd. announced on Wednesday that it has acquired a book of commercial lines business from the Las Vegas, N.V. offices of Phoenix, Ariz.-based brokerage The Mahoney Group.

Innovation can help insurance industry professionals face challenges

By: Mike Tsikoudakis

Published October 18, 2012 - 9:56am CST

Innovation within the insurance industry can help risk managers, insurers and brokers face numerous challenges in their organizations, a panel of experts said Tuesday.

Hub announces two western acquisitions

Published October 05, 2012 - 10:26am CST

Chicago-based Hub International Ltd. announced two acquisitions Friday that enhance its operations in the western part of the country.

Regional mid-market broker leaders: U.S. Midwest-headquartered firms

Published September 30, 2012 - 6:00am CST


Chicago area brokers expand internationally

Published September 28, 2012 - 10:42am CST

Chicago-based Hub International Ltd. has signed a definite agreement acquire Carrión, Laffitte & Casellas, Inc. CLC is a full service insurance brokerage firm headquartered in San Juan, Puerto Rico. This acquisition marks the next phase of Hub's expansion in Latin America with the formation of Hub International Caribbean Holdings.

Risc Inc. makes leadership changes to programs division

By: Anna Gaynor

Published September 18, 2012 - 4:25pm CST

Risc Inc. has announced new leadership changes to its programs division, the company announced in a statement Tuesday.

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