Gallagher snaps up California firm

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Gallagher snaps up California firm

Arthur J. Gallagher has announced that it has acquired California-based Wrightman, Inc., doing business as Surety Associates of Southern California Insurance Services (SASC). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

SASC, founded in 2010, is a surety bond agency serving clients in California, Arizona and Nevada. Cyndi Beilman, president of SASC, and her associates will continue to operate in their current location and will report to Scott Firestone, head of Gallagher’s Southwest region retail property-casualty brokerage operations.

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“SASC is a well-known, well-established surety bond agency that will further enhance our surety presence in the Southwest region,” said J. Patrick Gallagher Jr., chairman, president and CEO of Arthur J. Gallagher. “I am very pleased to welcome Cyndi and her associates to Gallagher.”