Chicago January 7, 2013 -

Hub International Limited (Hub) announced today that it has acquired the assets of Premier Insurance (Premier), an Idaho–based insurance brokerage firm. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. As part of the transaction, Premier will become part of Hub International Mountain States. Premier’s five managing partners, Peter McDonald, Craig Casperson, Tracy Hawker, Timothy Black and Julie Armes, will join Hub, reporting to Rene LeVeaux, President, Hub International Mountain States.

Founded in 1979, Premier is the largest independent insurance agency in Idaho and offers a full range of Personal, Commercial and Employee Benefits products and services. Premier handles a diversified book of business, with specialties in the farm/dairy, crop and trucking industries. They offer a wide array of insurance and risk management solutions, including innovative workers’ compensation and wellness programs. Premier has four locations – Boise, Twin Falls, Blackfoot and Idaho Falls. The addition of Premier further solidifies Hub’s goal to expand its presence in the Idaho marketplace.

Rene LeVeaux commented, “Premier has built an impressive practice and provides their clients with the highest level of service, completely in line with what we do on the Hub team. We look forward to serving their customers and offering them the complete suite of products and services available through Hub International as the world’s tenth largest insurance brokerage.”

Headquartered in Chicago, IL, Hub International Limited is a leading global insurance brokerage that provides a broad array of property and casualty, reinsurance, life and health, employee benefits, investment and risk management products and services through offices located in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Brazil.




Cara Siegel
Hub International Limited
Director, Media Relations
Phone: 516-677-4992

Clark Wormer
Hub International Limited
Director, Mergers & Acquisitions
Phone: 312.279.4848

Source: HUB International Limited