Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires Jenkins And Associates

          Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires Jenkins And Associates

PR Newswire

ITASCA, Ill., Dec. 27, 2013

ITASCA, Ill., Dec. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:
AJG) today announced the acquisition of Jenkins and Associates located in
Springfield, Missouri. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Established in 1997, Jenkins and Associates (Jenkins) offers employee benefit
brokerage and consulting services such as group medical, dental, life,
voluntary benefits, disability, wellness and long term care insurance programs
for their corporate clients throughout the Midwest. They specialize in
providing services for public school consortiums and various association
plans. Douglas Jenkins and his associates will continue to operate in their
current location under the direction of William Ziebell, head of Gallagher's
North Central employee benefit brokerage and compensation consulting
operations.

"Jenkins has an entrepreneurial and team-based focus to their client service
which will fit well within our culture. Their foundation is built on their
depth of experience and outstanding business and market relationships," said
J. Patrick Gallagher, Jr., Chairman, President and CEO. "Their specialization
and mid-western presence will also be an excellent complement to our employee
benefits operations. We are pleased to welcome Doug 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 24 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/ marsha_akin@ajg.com

SOURCE Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

Website: http://www.ajg.com