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Wednesday, August 20, 2014 7:21 PM
  • ROLLING MEADOWS -- Quadrant 4 System Corp. has been selected by JA Benefits, LLC, to develop both its group and individual health care exchanges.
     
  • CHICAGO -- R. R. Donnelley & Sons has been awarded a five year, multi-service contract by Allianz Insurance to provide onsite creative design services along with print management and transactional print services. 
  • NAPERVILLE -- Wine Sergi Insurance Agency has announced a strategic partnership with Acrisure, LLC, a Michigan limited liability company. 
  • ITASCA — Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. announced it has acquired Cowles & Connell based in Brewster, New York and Meriden, Connecticut, and certain assets of Minvielle & Chastanet Insurance Brokers located in the eastern Caribbean. 
  • Allstate pares private equity bets amid ‘aggressive’ pricing
    NORTHBROOK -- Allstate Corp., the largest publicly traded U.S. auto and home insurer, sold about $300 million of private equity and real estate investments in the second quarter as values surged. 
  • ITASCA — Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. said it has acquired Insurance Point, LLC of St. Charles and Salt Lake City, Utah.
     
  • NORTHBROOK-- Allstate Corp., the largest publicly traded U.S. property-casualty insurer, said second-quarter profit advanced 41 percent and beat estimates as revenue climbed. 
  • Gallagher's global plan to insure its future
    Itasca-based Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., which started in 1927 as a family-owned firm and has since grown into a publicly traded company, has faced some tough economic and legal times. Yet it still moved ahead to establish operations in 24 countries and offer services in more than 140 countries through a network of correspondent brokers and consultants. 
  • CHICAGO — Businesses outside the information technology sector have been less likely to seek cyber liability insurance, even after reports of data breaches at Target and other major businesses, according to small business insurance provider Insureon. 
  • NORTHBROOK — Allstate Corp. announced a quarterly dividend of 28 cents on each outstanding share of the corporation’s common stock, payable in cash on October 1 to stockholders of record at the close of business on August 29. 
  • SCHAUMBURG – Dennis Kerrigan, chief legal officer for Zurich North America, has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the 2014 Attorneys Who Matter in the Best General Counsel Category. 
  • ITASCA — Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. said it has acquired Foundation Strategies, Inc. in Katy, Texas. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. 
  • Gallagher could get $30 million for Rolling Meadows move
    ROLLING MEADOWS -- Insurance broker Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. will receive up to $30 million from a tax increment financing district that lasts 15 years rather than the standard 23, but other details of the company's planned move back to Rolling Meadows remain under negotiation. 
  • NORTHBROOK -- Allstate Corp., the largest publicly traded U.S. home and auto insurer, said catastrophes cost the company $216 million before tax in June. 
  • Assuming risk: Are you taking on more than you should?
    There’s no such thing as an uncovered risk or an unpaid claim. It’s just a matter of whether it’s the insurance company covering it or it’s you. Virtually every company owner is shocked to learn what risks their insurance strategy is not covering and how much risk they are taking on, and too often the business owner only finds out they’re forced to write checks for unpaid claims.
     
 
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