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Rolling Meadows, IL – Balmoral Advisors is pleased to announce the sale of ROC Group to Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG). Balmoral served as exclusive financial advisor to ROC Group.

ROC Group, founded in 1998, is an employee communication agency dedicated to human resources and enterprise change. ROC Group offers full-service communication capabilities from concept development to delivery. Along with her team, Founder & CEO Jan Burnham will join Gallagher’s employee benefits consulting and brokerage operations under the direction of Ben Reynolds, Global Managing Director, Employee Experience and Communication Practice.

“ROC Group is a leading employee communication firm with an outstanding culture, and their products and services complement our existing benefits and HR offerings,” said J. Patrick Gallagher, Jr., Chairman, President and CEO. “I am delighted to welcome Jan and her associates to Gallagher.”

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. ROC Group was represented by Balmoral Advisors as exclusive sell-side M&A advisor on this transaction.


About ROC Group

ROC Group operates as an employee communication agency dedicated to human resources and workforce change. ROC Group was founded in 1998 and is based in Chicago, Illinois with offices across the United States.


About Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG), a global insurance brokerage, risk management and consulting services firm, is headquartered in Rolling Meadows, Illinois. Gallagher provides these services in approximately 130 countries around the world through its owned operations and a network of correspondent brokers and consultants.