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Brown & Brown appoints regional retail presidents

By: Joyce Famakinwa

Published May 27, 2016 - 10:59am CST

John Esposito, Michael Keeby and Dan McGowan join the executive team.

UP CLOSE: Stacy Brown

Published May 22, 2016 - 12:01am CST


Gallagher acquires specialty health care industry broker

By: Rob Lenihan

Published May 20, 2016 - 2:23pm CST

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired McNeary Inc., a Charlotte, North Carolina-based insurance broker.

Ryan Specialty moves E&O program to Lloyd's from Aspen

By: Joyce Famakinwa

Published May 18, 2016 - 12:02pm CST

Ryan Specialty Group L.L.C.'s ThinkRisk Underwriting Agency said Wednesday that it will transition its converging risk program from Aspen U.S. Insurance to Lloyd's of London.

Top 5: A look into highest paid insurance brokerage executives

Published May 18, 2016 - 10:55am CST

Do the names J. Powell Brown, J. Patrick Gallagher and Dominic Casserley ring a bell?

Brokerage acquires benefits consulting specialist

By: Joyce Famakinwa

Published May 17, 2016 - 1:18pm CST

Brokerage The Plexus Groupe L.L.C. on Tuesday said it has acquired Oklahoma City-based Caba Inc.

Broker to focus on North America, Bermuda reinsurance growth

By: Joyce Famakinwa

Published May 16, 2016 - 2:54pm CST

RFIB Group Ltd. has launched RFIB Americas, which will oversee the development of existing subsidiaries RFIB (Bermuda) and U.S. based Gracechurch Intermediaries L.L.C., offering specialist reinsurance products in the United States, Bermuda and Canada.

First quarter sees 'unstoppable momentum' for agency mergers

By: Rob Lenihan

Published May 11, 2016 - 1:48pm CST

Insurance agency buying and selling hit all-time high in 2016 period with 109 reported transactions.

Agents, brokers report strong organic growth in first quarter

By: Rob Lenihan

Published May 10, 2016 - 1:35pm CST

Agent and broker organic revenue growth climbed to 5.1% for the first quarter, up from 4.6% for all of 2015, Atlanta-based Reagan Consulting Inc. said Tuesday, but pricing issues and a slowing economy could hit agency growth rates later this year.

AIG completes sale of broker-dealer unit

By: Mark A. Hofmann

Published May 09, 2016 - 12:23pm CST

American International Group Inc. has completed the sale of its Advisor Group unit to investment funds affiliated with New York-based private equity firm Lightyear Capital L.L.C. and PSP Investments, one of Canada's largest pension investment managers.

40 Under 40 Broker Awards

Published May 08, 2016 - 12:01am CST

Don't miss the opportunity to nominate an outstanding young broker for the 2016 Business Insurance 40 Under 40 Broker Awards.

Willis Towers Watson boosts revenue, net income; merger costs ‘material’

By: Rob Lenihan

Published May 06, 2016 - 2:08pm CST

Willis Towers Watson P.L.C. on Friday reported its first earnings since merging with Towers Watson & Co., saying its revenue rose 11.0% during the first quarter of this year.

Wholesale broker Worldwide Facilities acquires specialty energy brokerage

By: Joyce Famakinwa

Published May 06, 2016 - 10:32am CST

Worldwide Facilities L.L.C. said on Thursday that it has acquired San Diego-based Sloan Mason Insurance Services.

Brokerage expands specialty insurance team in Chicago

By: Joyce Famakinwa

Published May 05, 2016 - 4:23pm CST

Burns & Wilcox Brokerage announced on Thursday that it has appointed Adrian Smith and a team of three specialty insurance brokers to grow its Chicago office's brokerage capabilities.

Insurance broker expands into New Orleans

By: Joyce Famakinwa

Published May 05, 2016 - 12:13pm CST

Alliant Insurance Services Inc. on Thursday said it has opened a New Orleans office, led by Christian Chauvin and Noah Hardie as first vice presidents.

IMA Financial acquires Texas broker

By: Joyce Famakinwa

Published May 04, 2016 - 10:47am CST

The IMA Financial Group Inc. said on Tuesday it has acquired Dallas-based broker Waldman Bros.

Capsicum Re picks Aon Benfield veterans to lead Latin America expansion

By: Rob Lenihan

Published May 04, 2016 - 10:45am CST

London-based Capsicum Reinsurance Brokers L.L.P. said Wednesday that it will bolster its international presence with the launch of Capsicum Re Latin America.

Marsh snags duo of experienced brothers from Willis Towers Watson

By: Rob Lenihan

Published May 03, 2016 - 2:26pm CST

Marsh L.L.C. said Tuesday that brothers David and John Fuhrman are joining the firm effective immediately.

Gallagher posts growing profit as company expands

By: Donna Mahoney

Published April 29, 2016 - 1:53pm CST

Arthur J. Gallagher's total revenues for the first-quarter of 2016 increased 5.6% to $1.3 billion over 2015.

Aon profit dips on foreign exchange in first quarter

By: Mark A. Hofmann

Published April 29, 2016 - 12:12pm CST

Aon's first quarter 2016 revenues dropped 1.9% year over year to $2.79 billion, the company announced Friday.

Marsh & McLennan boosts first-quarter revenue, but net income flat

By: Mark A. Hofmann

Published April 28, 2016 - 11:31am CST

Marsh & McLennan's revenue for the first quarter of 2016 rose 3.8% year over year to $3.34 billion.

Ironshore unit offers production contamination recall coverage

By: Joyce Famakinwa

Published April 27, 2016 - 2:54pm CST

Ironshore Inc.’s Pembroke Managing Agency Ltd. said it will offer product contamination recall insurance.

Guy Carpenter Bermuda resets management team

By: Joyce Famakinwa

Published April 26, 2016 - 9:41am CST

Guy Carpenter & Co. L.L.C. has named Peter Stubbings to succeed Tony Fox as CEO of the firm's Bermuda operations.

Jardine Lloyd Thompson strengthens U.S. presence, sees good start to 2016

By: Sarah Veysey

Published April 26, 2016 - 9:33am CST

The company says the build-out of its U.S. specialty business “continued to gain strength” despite downward rating pressure.

Ryan Specialty hires former AIG specialty marine execs

By: Joyce Famakinwa

Published April 25, 2016 - 2:11pm CST

Two former AIG marine specialists have taken the lead at Ryan Specialty's new specialty marine underwriting manager, Safe Waters.

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