Brown & Brown takes new direction with Beecher Carlson acquisition

June 2013
Business Insurance;6/3/2013, Vol. 47 Issue 11, p0003
The article reports that insurance broker Brown & Brown Inc. has acquired its rival Beecher Carlson Holdings Inc. in a deal worth 336.5 million dollars. It says that the acquisition marks a change in Brown and Brown's acquisition strategy. The author says Beecher Carlson is ranked as the 27th largest broker in the U.S., according to the 2012 Business Insurance ranking.


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