The Natick-based company is a leading affinity marketing and association benefits programs
International insurance brokerage and risk management services firm, Arthur J. Gallagher, has acquired Natick-based Affinity Marketing Group, LLC. Further details of the transaction were not disclosed, except that AMG’s CEO, Doug Furbush, as well as the entire AMG Team will continue on with Gallagher after the acquisition operating out of their same current location. In addition, the AMG team will now come under the direction of Kevin Garvin, head of Gallagher’s North American affinity operations.
“AMG’s strong client and insurance carrier relationships, wide array of products and deep knowledge of the affinity insurance space make it an outstanding addition to our U.S. affinity operations,” said J. Patrick Gallagher, Jr., Chairman, President and CEO. “They are also well-known for their personalized service and share the same entrepreneurial spirit and team-based sales culture as Gallagher. We are extremely pleased to welcome Doug and his colleagues to our growing family of Gallagher professionals.
Established in 2001, Affinity Marketing Group (AMG) had grown over the last 13 years to become a leading national program broker. The company specializes in providing access to products and services designed for members of affinity groups, associations and fraternal organizations throughout the United States. In particular, the company specializes in developing coverage programs for its client sponsors. Its work on behalf of these clients has reached over 25 million consumers with AMG’s offerings of affinity products such as life, auto, home and ancillary health insurance, identity theft protection and business service discounts.
As of June 2014, Arthur J. Gallagher had 19,239 employees from its over 30 worldwide locations
Headquartered in Itasca, Illinois, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., is an international insurance brokerage and risk management services firm with operations in 30 countries. The firm offers client service capabilities in more than 140 countries around the world through a network of correspondent brokers and consultants.