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Acquisition Introduces HUB To Central Massachusetts
 Location:  Boston, Mass
 Date:    2007-11-05  
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HUB International Limited announced today that HUB International New England (HUB New England) has acquired substantially all of the assets of Rome Insurance Agency, Inc. (Rome).  The Rome operation expands HUB New England's presence into central Massachusetts and adds $1.5 million net revenue to the company.

"We are pleased to welcome the Rome team and I am confident that they will be a great addition to our organization," said Charles Brophy, chief executive officer of HUB New England.  "The Rome agency provides us with the opportunity to grow our operation in the central part of Massachusetts and continue to capitalize on our cross-selling capabilities."

"Founded in 1939 by my father and uncle the Rome agency has a long-standing tradition of handling commercial insurance for a variety of industries and has a strong base of loyal clients that have sought our advice for everything from their first automobile to securing coverage for their homes and personal belongings," said Allen Rome, Rome's president. "We look forward to becoming part of the HUB team and further strengthening our client relationships."  

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