Consolidation continues in the US.

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired fellow US broker Wm. W. George & Associates, Inc. for an undisclosed sum.

Dallas-based Wm. W. George & Associates is a retail insurance broker providing commercial property and casualty, workers' compensation and risk management services as well as a range of employee benefit consulting and administration and brokerage services to clients in the United States.

The company specializes in the construction, real estate, financial institution, legal, not-for-profit and temporary staffing industries with a focus on mid to large sized accounts. Illinois-based Arthur J. Gallagher is an insurance brokerage and risk management services firm with operations in 14 countries.