Posted on Jun 03, 2010 by Sergio Ulloa
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (AJGC), an international insurance brokerage and risk management services firm with headquarters in the city of Itasca, Illinois in the US has recently reported their acquisition of Risk & Reward Group (R&RG), an employee benefits consultant and insurance broker, based in the UK.
Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.
Offering a broad range of employee benefits insurance and consulting services since 1996, R&RG has been the purveyor of such specialised services to their clients in the UK and other international cities, with emphasis in benefit design and implementation, risk brokering and management, absence and claims management and human resource consulting for the financial management of human capital.
Earlier in April of this year, AJGC announced the completion of their near-total acquisition of FirstCity Partnership Ltd.
, a Lloyd's registered broker, with the aim of penetrating the insurance coverage market for the financial services industry.
AJGC has operations in 15 countries, doing business with more than 100 countries worldwide through a network of correspondent brokers and consultants. The solid culture and similar business model of R&RG guarantees a smooth integration with AJGC, helping their goals of being better positioned to participate in the employee benefits operations in the UK.
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., one of the world's largest insurance brokerage and risk management services firms, provides a full range of retail and wholesale property/casualty (P/C) brokerage and alternative risk transfer services globally, as well as employee benefit brokerage, consulting and actuarial services. Gallagher also offers claims and information management, risk control consulting and appraisal services to clients around the world.
Risk & Reward Group
The Risk & Reward Group supplies consultancy and support services in benefit design and implementation, risk broking and management, absence and claims management and HR, to help employers in the financial management of their human capital.