Arthur J Gallagher & Company, an insurance brokerage and risk management services firm, has acquired California Insurance Center. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

California Insurance Center is a retail insurance broker offering risk management and commercial property/casualty insurance services to their large institutional and middle market commercial clients in the western US.

Arthur J Gallagher has said that California Insurance Center will continue to operate from its current location under the direction of James McFarlane, west coast regional manager of Gallagher’s retail property/casualty brokerage operation.

Patrick Gallagher, Jr, chairman, president and CEO of Arthur J Gallagher, said: With their decades of experience, outstanding reputation, entrepreneurial sales culture and strategic specializations, they are an excellent example of our merger partner of choice and will fit perfectly within our western region.