Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Gatehouse Consulting is a full-service agency offering strategic communications support to UK multinational companies and multinational companies with a UK presence, primarily in the areas of internal change management, employee engagement, employee benefits, recruiting, and training and development. Clients include more than 25 percent of FTSE 100 companies, as well as many professional service firms, central government departments and leading not-for-profit organizations.
Simon Wright, Lee Smith and their associates will continue to operate in their current location under the direction of Leslie Lemenager, head of Gallagher's international employee benefits consulting and brokerage operations.
"Gatehouse Consulting is an outstanding firm that will provide a terrific complement to our existing communications consulting operations as well as tremendous cross-selling opportunities," said J. Patrick Gallagher, Jr., chairman, president and CEO. "I am very pleased to welcome Simon, Lee and their associates to our growing Gallagher family of professionals."
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., an international insurance brokerage and risk management services firm, is headquartered in Rolling Meadows, has operations in 34 countries and offers client service capabilities in more than 150 countries around the world through a network of correspondent brokers and consultants.