Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. today announced the acquisition of Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based The Chapman Group, Inc. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Founded in 2003, The Chapman Group, Inc. is an employee benefit consultant and retail property/casualty broker offering coverage and services to clients throughout the state of Louisiana. Its team is focused on building long-term client relationships based on trust, transparency and delivering customer value.  Bill and Will Chapman , and their associates, will continue to operate from their current location under the direction of  Robby White , head of Gallagher's South Central region employee benefits consulting and brokerage operations, and Bumpy Triche, head of Gallagher's Mid-South region retail property/casualty brokerage operations.

"The culture of the Chapman Group is well-aligned with Gallagher's, with a commitment to prioritizing client relationships, and addressing their needs with targeted solutions and superior service," said  J. Patrick Gallagher, Jr. , Chairman, President and CEO. "I am very pleased to welcome Bill, Will and their team to Gallagher."

Investors: Ray Iardella

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