NEW REGIONAL HUB OPERATION ANNOUNCED IN FLORIDA

HUB INTERNATIONAL ACQUIRES CONNELLY, CARLISLE, FIELDS & NICHOLS

New Regional Hub Platform Formed in Florida

Chicago October 1, 2013 -

Hub International Limited (Hub), a leading global insurance brokerage, announced today that it has acquired the assets of Connelly, Carlisle, Fields & Nichols (CCFN), a Clearwater, Florida-based full-service insurance brokerage firm. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.  The CCFN operations will form a new regional Hub doing business as Hub International Florida.  Hub's existing Florida-based operations, currently led by Latimer Farr, will merge into the newly-formed platform and Mr. Farr will serve as President, Hub International Florida Personal Lines.  In connection with the acquisition, John Connelly, President of CCFN, will join Hub as Chief Executive Officer, Hub International Florida, reporting to W. Kirk James, President, Hub International, Southeast/Mountain regions and Chief Operating Officer for Hub.

CCFN is one of Florida's largest independent insurance agencies, operating out of offices in Clearwater and Tampa.  CCFN offers commercial lines, employee benefits and personal insurance programs to businesses and individuals throughout the state and beyond.

"CCFN is comprised of a talented group of professionals, led by John Connelly, with a strong commitment to continuous growth," said W. Kirk James.  "We are extremely pleased to set a strong foundation for Hub's Florida operations, which we are committed to build in the future."

Headquartered in Chicago, IL, Hub International Limited is a leading global insurance brokerage that provides 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.

 

MEDIA CONTACTS:
Cara Siegel
Hub International Limited
Director, Media Relations
Phone: 516-677-4992
Cara.Siegel@hubinternational.com

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

Source: HUB International Limited