HUB INTERNATIONAL ACQUIRES CALIFORNIA-BASED EQUITY RISK PARTNERS, INC.

Chicago February 3, 2016 -

Hub International Limited (Hub), a leading global insurance brokerage, announced today that it has acquired Equity Risk Partners, Inc. (Equity Risk). Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Equity Risk will serve as a platform for future expansion in providing insurance solutions to private equity firms worldwide.

Based in San Francisco, with additional offices in Chicago and New York, Equity Risk specializes in providing property and casualty, employee benefits, and executive liability solutions for private equity firms worldwide. Michael Marcon, CEO of Equity Risk, will join Hub and report to Roy Taylor, President of Hub’s US Western Region.

“We are very excited to add the talents and capabilities of Equity Risk to the Hub team. Equity Risk enables us to enhance our capabilities to our existing private equity industry clients and together we bring a broader, more robust solution to the industry,” noted Taylor.

Marcon added, “Equity Risk had many opportunities to partner with different firms. We chose Hub for its unique combination of values that corresponded with ours, geographic reach and scale that enhances our ability to deliver for our clients, leadership that is visionary and supportive, and products and services of a breadth and depth that mirror the diversity of our clients. We are thrilled to be able to continue to build on our unwavering focus on the private equity industry within the Hub environment.”

MEDIA CONTACTS:
Marni Gordon
Hub International Limited
Director, Corporate Communications
Phone: 312.279.4601
Marni.Gordon@hubinternational.com


Brokerage and Banker Contact:

Clark Wormer
Hub International Limited
Director, Mergers & Acquisitions
Phone: 312.279.4848
Clark.Wormer@hubinternational.com

Source: HUB International Limited