International insurance brokerage Arthur J Gallagher & Co has purchased Aires Consulting Group, a licensed professional architectural and engineering firm, in an undisclosed deal.

As per terms of the agreement, Gordon Padera, executive vice president of Gallagher Bassett Services’ (GB) Risk Control Consulting Services Division, will lead Geoff Bacci and his team.

Chairman, president and CEO J Patrick Gallagher, Jr. said that the acquisition will help the brokerage firm to expand its client service capabilities.

"Their depth of knowledge in the environmental health and safety arena will be a significant enhancement to GB’s risk control consulting services operation," Gallagher added.

Founded in 1985 and headquartered in Batavia, Illinois, Aires provides environmental and engineering, health and safety, building sciences and design and construction consulting services to their clients throughout North America.

The firm serves a diverse clientele including Fortune 100 companies, commercial and industrial entities, municipalities and state and federal agencies.

Arthur trades in 17 geographies and delivers client-service capabilities in more than 110 nations around the globe through a network of correspondent brokers and consultants.