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Alera acquires Los Angeles insurance agency


Insurance brokerage Alera Group on Tuesday said it has acquired Shomer Insurance Agency Inc.

Terms of the deal, effective May 1, were not disclosed.

Based in Los Angeles, Shomer specializes in offering insurance and risk management programs to long-term care facilities, including nursing homes, home health and assisted and independent living facilities, Deerfield, Illinois-based Alera said in a statement.

The agency offers general and professional liability, workers compensation, property and employment practices liability services, according to its website.

Shomer employees will continue operating out of the firm’s existing locations under the name Shomer Insurance Agency, an Alera Group Company LLC, according to the statement.

Alera is the 24th-largest brokerage of U.S. business, according to Business Insurance’s latest ranking

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