HUB INTERNATIONAL ANNOUNCES THE ACQUISITION OF ASSETS OF KANSAS-BASED GROUP BENEFITS SPECIALISTS

Chicago July 13, 2015 -

Hub International Limited (Hub) announced today the acquisition of assets of Group Benefit Specialists (GBS), a Wichita, Kansas-based employee benefits brokerage. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. 

The GBS team will continue to operate from their existing office in Wichita.  Mark Isley, President of GBS, will join Hub International in his same capacity, and report to Trey Biggs, President and CEO of Hub operations in Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma and Arkansas.  

"GBS provides Hub with an expanded footprint in mid-America and our first location in central Kansas," noted Biggs. "We're excited to bring a broader employee benefits offering to GBS customers while at the same time providing new commercial lines solutions."

GBS will offer expanded benefit solutions leveraging resources from Hub including strategic benefits planning, population health management, employee engagement and communication, healthcare reform guidance and compliance, and exchange technology solutions.  Additionally, GBS will leverage Hub's extensive property and casualty solutions including executive liability, cyber liability, workers' comp, director & officer liability and more for its clients.

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