Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires The Hawk Agency, Inc.

Dec 21, 2015, 14:30 ET from Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

ITASCA, Ill., Dec. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) today announced the acquisition of The Hawk Agency, Inc. in Peoria, Illinois. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. 

Formed in 1929, The Hawk Agency, Inc. (Hawk) is a retail insurance broker providing commercial property/casualty, employee benefits, risk management consulting and personal lines insurance services for its clients throughout the Midwest.  They also specialize in insurance coverages for the moving and storage industry.  Thomas D. Fliege and his associates will continue to operate in their current location under the direction of Michael Pesch, head of Gallagher's Midwest region retail property/casualty brokerage operation.

"The Hawk team is well known for their depth of experience and outstanding client service," said J. Patrick Gallagher, Jr., Chairman, President and CEO.  "Their geographic footprint and niche expertise will help expand our central Illinois presence and will be a terrific addition to our Midwest region. We are extremely pleased to welcome Tom and his colleagues 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 31 countries and offers client-service capabilities in more than 140 countries around the world through a network of correspondent brokers and consultants. 

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