Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires Miller Buettner & Parrott, Inc.

Jul 02, 2012, 15:00 ET from Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

ITASCA, Ill., July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) today announced the acquisition of Miller Buettner & Parrott, Inc. in Rockford, Illinois.  Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Founded in 1998, Miller Buettner & Parrott is an employee benefits insurance broker and consultant offering a broad range of employee benefits insurance and consulting services to their clients throughout the central United States.  They specialize in group life, accident, health, dental, vision, prescription, wellness, voluntary and disability plans. Laurie S. Miller and her associates will continue to operate at their current location under the direction of William Ziebell, North Central Regional Executive Vice President of Gallagher's employee benefit consulting and brokerage operation.

"Part of Miller Buettner & Parrott's success stems from their dedication to providing long-term value and quality service to their clients," said J. Patrick Gallagher, Jr., Chairman, President and CEO.  "Their commitment to delivering the highest professional standards combined with their expertise-based strategic solutions will be a terrific complement to our employee benefits operations.  We are pleased to welcome Laurie and her 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 17 countries and offers client service capabilities in more than 110 countries around the world through a network of correspondent brokers and consultants. 

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