ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., Jan. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. today announced the acquisition of Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based The Chapman Group, Inc. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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Founded in 2003, The Chapman Group, Inc. is an employee benefit consultant and retail property/casualty broker offering coverage and services to clients throughout the state of Louisiana. Its team is focused on building long-term client relationships based on trust, transparency and delivering customer value. Bill and Will Chapman, and their associates, will continue to operate from their current location under the direction of Robby White, head of Gallagher’s South Central region employee benefits consulting and brokerage operations, and Bumpy Triche, head of Gallagher’s Mid-South region retail property/casualty brokerage operations.

“The culture of the Chapman Group is well-aligned with Gallagher’s, with a commitment to prioritizing client relationships, and addressing their needs with targeted solutions and superior service,” said J. Patrick Gallagher, Jr., Chairman, President and CEO. “I am very pleased to welcome Bill, Will and their team to Gallagher.”

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG), a global insurance brokerage, risk management and consulting services firm, is headquartered in Rolling Meadows, Illinois. The company has operations in 35 countries and offers client service capabilities in more than 150 countries around the world through a network of correspondent brokers and consultants.

Investors:  Ray Iardella                             

Media:  Linda J. Collins                         

VP – Investor Relations                            

VP – Corporate Communications

630-285-3661/ ray_iardella@ajg.com      

630-285-4009/ linda_collins@ajg.com

 

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