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Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires Shuford Insurance Agency, Inc.

Source: Arthur J. Gallagher

Posted on 24 Nov 2009

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Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. on Monday announced the acquisition of Shuford Insurance Agency, Inc. in Concord, North Carolina. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Founded in 1938, Shuford Insurance Agency, Inc. is an independent insurance agency offering personal and commercial property/casualty insurance products and services to their clients throughout the Eastern United States. They specialize in insurance for many industries including motorsports, construction and manufacturing and for all personal lines coverages. J. Knox Hillman, Jr. and his associates will continue to operate in their Concord location under the direction of Mitchel Brashier, Southeastern Regional Manager of Gallagher's retail property/casualty brokerage operations.

"Shuford Insurance Agency is a great example of what we look for in a merger partner," said J. Patrick Gallagher, Jr., Chairman, President and CEO. "Over the last 70 years, their team has built an outstanding reputation for their depth of expertise and dedicated client service. Their specialized niche products and their mid-Atlantic location will be wonderful complements to our Southeastern Region. We are pleased to welcome Knox and his team to our growing Gallagher family of professionals."

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., an international insurance brokerage and risk management services firm, is headquartered in Itasca, Illinois, has operations in 15 countries and does business in more than 100 countries around the world through a network of correspondent brokers and consultants.