Insurance giant acquires Aussie agricultural company

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Insurance giant acquires Aussie agricultural company

US-based global insurance brokerage and risk management services firm Arthur J. Gallagher has been advised on its acquisition of NSW and Queensland-based AgriRisk Services.

Firm: Lander & Rogers (Arthur J. Gallagher), Ganz Legal (AgriRisk Services)

Deal: Arthur J. Gallagher & Co (Aus) Limited has acquired AgriRisk Services, a provider of crop and other agricultural insurance products and services to higher-value rural enterprises and large corporate agribusiness operations in Australia.

Landers said in a statement that it provided legal advice on all aspects of the transaction, including conducting due diligence, providing negotiation, strategy, regulatory, employment, insurance, IP/IT, litigation, and property advice, and the drafting and negotiation of all transaction documents and coordinating completion.

Value: Confidential

Area: Corporate/M&A, Commercial Disputes, Financial Services Regulatory, IP/IT, Employment, Real Estate


Key players: The Landers team was led by corporate/M&A partner Alex Ding, who was supported by partners Mark Lindfield, Robert Neely, Aaron Goonrey and Julian Olley; senior associates Jared Smith, Helen Scott and Luke Scandrett; and lawyer Anne-Marie Jones.

Deal significance: Mr Ding said: “This was a true collaborative effort led by our corporate practice, working together with our regulatory, employment, intellectual property and technology, real estate and litigation experts. We are proud to continue to support Arthur J. Gallagher in its growth in Australia.”

Jerome Doraisamy

Jerome Doraisamy

Jerome Doraisamy is a senior writer for Lawyers Weekly and Wellness Daily at Momentum Media.

Jerome is an admitted solicitor in New South Wales and, prior to joining the team in early 2018, he worked in both commercial and governmental legal roles and has worked as a public speaker and consultant to law firms, universities and high schools across the country and internationally. He is also the author of The Wellness Doctrines self-help book series and is an adjunct lecturer at the University of Western Australia.

Jerome graduated from the University of Technology, Sydney with a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts in Communication (Social Inquiry).

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