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Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires Metzler Bros. Insurance

          Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires Metzler Bros. Insurance

PR Newswire

ITASCA, Ill., March 4, 2013

ITASCA, Ill., March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:
AJG) today announced the acquisition of Metzler Bros. Insurance of Kansas
City, Missouri. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Founded in 1946, Metzler Bros. Insurance is a retail insurance broker
providing commercial property/casualty, employee benefits and personal lines
insurance and consulting services and risk management services for their
clients throughout the Midwest. They specialize in insurance coverage for the
non-for-profit and real estate industries as well as local and regional
entrepreneurs.C. Stephen Metzler, Mark Simcosky and their associates will
continue to operate from their Kansas City location under the direction of
Mike Henthorn, head of Gallagher's South Central retail property/casualty
brokerage operation.

"Metzler Bros. Insurance is highly regarded in the industry for its
professional expertise, market relationships and commitment to personalized
client service," said J. Patrick Gallagher, Jr., Chairman, President and CEO.
"Their quality-focused sales culture and areas of specialization will be a
terrific complement to our South Central region. We are pleased to welcome
Steve, Mark and their 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 19 countries and offers client-service capabilities in more than 140
countries around the world through a network of correspondent brokers and
consultants.

CONTACT: Marsha J. Akin
Director – Investor Relations
630-285-3501 or marsha_akin@ajg.com

SOURCE Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

Website: http://www.ajg.com
 
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