Arthur J. Gallagher has completed the acquisition of Canada based BenefitLink Resource for an undisclosed amount.

Arthur J. Gallagher jr. chairman, president and CEO Patrick Gallagher said BenefitLink Resource Group is the company’s first employee benefits acquisition in Canada.

"Their depth of industry experience, insurance provider relationships and geographic presence will be wonderful complements to our employee benefits operation, Gallagher said.

As part of the transaction, Kevin Rome will work under the direction of William Ziebell, North Central Regional Executive Vice President of Gallagher’s employee benefit consulting and brokerage operations.

Rome and his associates will continue to operate in their current location.

BenefitLink is an employee benefits insurance broker and consultant offering group employee benefits and pension products and services to their clients in Canada.

The company will also design, implement, communicate and assist manage its clients’ group insurance and retirement savings programmes.

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co is an international insurance brokerage and risk management services firm with operations in 17 countries and offers client-service capabilities in over 110 countries across the globe.