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Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires Ballard Benefit Works, Inc.

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) today announced the acquisition of Howell, Michigan-based Ballard Benefit Works, Inc. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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Ballard Benefit Works, founded in 2009 by Justin Spewock, offers employee benefit and healthcare finance brokerage and consulting services to public, private and not-for-profit clients primarily throughout Michigan, Washington, D.C. and Florida. Justin and his associates will continue to operate from their current location under the direction of John Neumaier, head of Gallagher's Great Lakes employee benefits consulting and brokerage operations.

"Justin and his team are highly regarded within their community, and Justin is an industry thought leader in the development of alternative models for healthcare delivery," said J. Patrick Gallagher, Jr., Chairman, President and CEO. "I am delighted to welcome Justin 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 Rolling Meadows, Illinois, has operations in 33 countries and offers client service capabilities in more than 150 countries around the world through a network of correspondent brokers and consultants.

Investors:  Ray Iardella

Media:  Linda J. Collins 

VP – Investor Relations

VP – Corporate Communications





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