Arthur J. Gallagher Acquisitions and Exits, 384 Deals Between 2000 and 2019
insurance Company

Arthur J. Gallagher has acquired 383 companies, including 192 in the last 5 years. A total of 10 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 5 assets.

Arthur J. Gallagher’s largest acquisition to date was in 2014, when it acquired Wesfarmers Insurance Brokerage Operations for $719M. Arthur J. Gallagher has acquired in 43 different US states, and 17 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include insurance (83%) and business services (16%).

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Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

2850 Golf Road,
Rolling Meadows, Illinois 60008
United States,
(630) 773-3800

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (dba as Gallagher) is an international insurance brokerage and risk management services firm. Gallagher has operations in 27 countries and offers its services in more than 140 countries around the world through a network of correspondent brokers and consultants. Arthur J. Gallagher was formed in 1927 and is based in Rolling Meadows, Illinois.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (37.2/yr) # 193 31 26 35 48 46 379
vol $2.2B $2.2B
Sell (0.4/yr) # 3 - - - - 2 5

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Largest Wesfarmers Insurance Brokerage Operations
$719M (2014-04-06)
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Insurance M&A - Last 3 Years

When analyzing the insurance sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 263 insurance companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 34 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 17 have acquired more than 10 companies.

The most prolific strategic insurance acquirer over the past 3 years is HUB International, with 128 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the insurance sector over the past 3 years is Warburg Pincus LLC with 3 platform acquisitions.

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