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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.

Hub acquires Florida agency

Published August 04, 2014 - 9:57am CST

Hub International Ltd. has acquired the assets of Ballard Insurance Agency, a Melbourne, Florida-based insurance brokerage.

Top insurance brokers: Hub International Ltd.

By: Stephanie Goldberg

Published July 20, 2014 - 6:00am CST

For the third year in a row, Hub International Ltd. reported organic growth in its insurance brokerage operations in 2013, and it continued its growth-by-acquisition strategy with new private equity owners.

Hub International buys Manitoba-based insurance agency

By: Joanne Wojcik

Published July 07, 2014 - 1:02pm CST

Hub International Ltd. on Monday said it has acquired the shares of Gibson's Insurance Agency Ltd., a Manitoba, Canada-based commercial insurance brokerage, expanding its reach into Canada.

Hub acquires New Mexico insurance brokerage Free Market

By: Joanne Wojcik

Published July 03, 2014 - 3:01pm CST

Hub International Ltd. has acquired the assets of Free Market Insurance Agencies L.L.C., a full-service commercial insurance brokerage located in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Hub International launches online crisis management center

By: Joanne Wojcik

Published June 12, 2014 - 3:24pm CST

Middle-market broker Hub International Ltd. has launched an online crisis management center to inform and prepare its risk management clients for all types of disasters including cyber, natural, civil unrest and pandemics.

Hub acquires Mississippi-based insurance agency for south division

By: Bill Kenealy

Published June 03, 2014 - 3:48pm CST

Chicago-based middle-market insurance broker Hub International Ltd. on Tuesday said its Hub International Gulf South division has acquired the assets of Jackson, Mississippi-based insurance agency Fox/Everett Inc.

Hub International acquires two agencies, book of broker business

By: Joanne Wojcik

Published May 02, 2014 - 12:06pm CST

Chicago-based middle-market insurance broker Hub International Ltd. has announced three acquisitions by its subsidiaries in New Mexico, Massachusetts and Canada.

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.

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