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Deal Expands HUB’s Presence in Northern California
 Location:  Chicago
 Date:    2007-11-07  
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Hub International Limited announced today that its California subsidiary has acquired FLF, Inc. d/b/a Diversified Risk Insurance Brokers, Inc. (DRIB), a California-based insurance brokerage. DRIB’s operation in Emeryville, California will become part of Hub International of California Insurance Services, Inc. (HUB California), and will be moved into HUB California’s Pleasant Hill office in the first quarter of 2008. The combined operations in Pleasant Hill will have revenues in excess of $11 million and approximately 50 staff members.

“We are excited to have the team at DRIB join forces with our already successful office in Pleasant Hill,” said Kirk Christ, president of HUB California. “For some time now, we have been looking to expand our presence in the Northern California market, and this acquisition adds the right people and enhances the opportunities for future growth. “

“This transaction benefits our employees, clients and business partners as we will soon offer a broader spectrum of services and expertise,” said Stephen Meeker of DRIB.

Headquartered in Chicago, IL, Hub International Limited is a leading North American 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 and Canada.

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W. Kirk James
Vice President, Secretary and
Chief Corporate Development Officer
Phone: 312.279.4881

Heather Schneider
Corporate Communications Director
Phone: 312.279.4683

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 SOURCE :   HUB International Limited