Arthur J. Gallagher acquires Keyser Benefits

By The IJ Staff | April 05 2019 11:30AM

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Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. announced on April 4 the acquisition of Calgary, Alberta-based Keyser Benefits Corp.

Keyser offers life, disability, health and dental, critical illness, retirement and other services to small to mid-sized businesses and individuals across Western Canada. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Shane Keyser and his associates will relocate to Gallagher's existing benefits office in Calgary under the direction of Melanie Jeannotte, National President of Gallagher's Canadian employee benefits consulting and brokerage operations.

Growing global team

"Like Gallagher, Keyser Benefits is a client-focused, family-oriented business with a strong commitment to ethics," said J. Patrick Gallagher, Jr., Chairman, President and CEO. "I am excited to welcome Shane and his associates to our growing global team."

Arthur J. Gallagher & a risk management and consulting services firm, headquartered in Rolling Meadows, Illinois. The company has acquired other Canadian benefits brokerages, including Accompass in December 2018 and Leystone in August 2018.

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