Arthur Gallagher, an insurance brokerage and risk management services firm, has acquired Intermountain Financial Benefits of Salt Lake City, Utah.

Intermountain Financial Benefits (IFB) is an employee benefits insurance broker offering a range of employee benefits insurance and consulting services. David Ayre and his associates will continue to operate at their current location under the direction of Norbert Chung, western regional executive vice president of Gallagher Benefit Services, a subsidiary of Arthur Gallagher

Patrick Gallagher, chairman, president and CEO of Arthur Gallagher, said: Part of IFB’s success stems from their strong teamwork approach to quality client service. Not only is IFB a great cultural match, but they also provide us with a new Utah benefits brokerage presence that will be a great complement to our Gallagher benefit services operation. We are pleased to welcome Mr Dave and his associates to our growing Gallagher family of professionals.