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Hub International Acquires The Transportation Group

Posted on 24 May 11

Hub International Limited (Hub) has acquired the assets of The Transportation Group, LTD (TTG), a Dallas and Houston, Texas-based brokerage firm that specializes in insurance and risk management for the trucking industry.  Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.  As a result of this acquisition, TTG will become part of Hub International Transportation Insurance Services Inc. (Hub Transportation). Jim Howse and Jerry Gillikin, owners of TTG, will join Hub Transportation, reporting to Mike Birge, President of Hub Transportation.

TTG is a leading provider of insurance solutions for the trucking industry in Texas, comprised of various specialists who have dedicated their careers to this sector. The addition of TTG will strengthen Hub Transportation’s current footprint in the Texas market, adding a new presence in Dallas and expanding Hub’s existing base in Houston and San Antonio, headed up by Dennis Templeton, Managing Vice President, Hub Transportation. This acquisition will enhance Hub Transportation’s relationship with top-rated insurance carriers who specialize in serving the transportation industry.

Mike Birge commented, “This acquisition represents Hub’s dedication to finding top talent to serve the insurance needs of trucking companies across the US and Canada. The TTG team is known for its customized coverage solutions for this niche market, and Jim, Jerry and their colleagues are truly specialists at what they do.  We look forward to serving their clients and providing them with additional products, markets and services through Hub’s many resources and value-added offerings.”