Interstate Underwriters
3003 Knight Street, Suite 236 - Shreveport, LA 71105 (318) 865-7600
~ Licensed in Louisiana, Texas & Mississippi

News

Special Announcement!

Monday, January 21, 2019

ARTHUR J. GALLAGHER & CO. ACQUIRES

Interstate Insurance Underwriters, LLC

Rolling Meadows, IL, January 18, 2019 — Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. today announced the acquisition of Shreveport, Louisiana-based Interstate Insurance Underwriters, LLC.

Founded in 1963, Interstate Insurance Underwriters is a managing general agency offering a variety of property/casualty coverages through agents and brokers throughout the state of Louisiana, with a focus on general liability, property, garage and inland marine risks. Lawrence, Taylor and Logan Calhoun, and their associates, will remain in their current location as a satellite of Risk Placement Services, Inc.’s Covington, Louisiana office, operating under the direction of Joel Stinson, head of RPS’s South Central region.

“Interstate Insurance Underwriters is a well-run MGA, offering a broad range of coverages, that will give Risk Placement Services (RPS) a presence in northern Louisiana,” said J. Patrick Gallagher, Jr., Chairman, President and CEO of Gallagher. “We are excited to welcome Lawrence, Taylor, Logan and their team to RPS.”

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG), a global insurance brokerage, risk management and consulting services firm, is headquartered in Rolling Meadows, Illinois. The company has operations in 35 countries and offers client service capabilities in more than 150 countries around the world through a network of correspondent brokers and consultants.

Interstate Insurance Underwriters, LLC is very excited for this opportunity to join the RPS family. This relationship will allow us to broaden our opportunities with new companies in the commercial market.

We will also in the near future have the ability for personal lines, including dwellings, homeowners, mobile homes and high value dwellings.

We have the same great staff and now have the support of RPS. Please continue to call and email as usual. We look forward to continue giving you the prompt service you are accustomed to. As we settle in, we will keep you informed of the new opportunities that will be available for your agency. We appreciate your continued support of our company.