Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires Kent, Kent & Tingle

            Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires Kent, Kent & Tingle

PR Newswire

ITASCA, Ill., Feb. 20, 2014

ITASCA, Ill., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:
AJG) today announced the acquisition of Kent, Kent & Tingle in Shreveport,
Louisiana. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Founded in 1989, Kent, Kent & Tingle (KK&T) is a retail insurance broker
providing employee benefits, property/casualty and risk management insurance
services. They offer group health, welfare and wellness plans, employee
benefits consulting services, commercial property/casualty insurance coverage
and risk management consulting services for their clients throughout the
southern United States. They specialize in the oil & gas, construction,
manufacturing, distribution and medical industries. Fred Kent and his
colleagues will continue to operate in their current location under the
direction of John Neumaier, head of Gallagher's South Central employee benefit
consulting and brokerage operations and Mitchel Brashier, head of Gallagher's
Southeastern property/casualty brokerage operations.

"Over the last 25 years, KK&T has developed an outstanding reputation for
their solid market relationships and their focus on high-quality client
service," said J. Patrick Gallagher, Jr., Chairman, President and CEO. "Their
specializations and Northern Louisiana presence will be a terrific complement
to our employee benefits and property/casualty brokerage operations. We are
pleased to welcome Fred and his associates to our growing Gallagher family of

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

Contact: Marsha Akin
Director - Investor Relations

SOURCE Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

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