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MMA Acquires Security Insurance Services

MARSH & MCLENNAN AGENCY ACQUIRES SECURITY INSURANCE SERVICES

ACQUISITION EXPANDS MMA’S PRESENCE IN WISCONSIN


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

White Plains, New York, July 9, 2012 – Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC (MMA), a subsidiary of insurance broker Marsh Inc., today announced the acquisition of Security Insurance Services Inc., one of the largest insurance agencies in Wisconsin. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Established in 1983, Security Insurance Services has annual revenue of approximately $10 million and offers a broad range of property/casualty and employee benefits products and services to a variety of businesses and individuals throughout the Midwest. It has particular specialties in the senior living health care, construction, and manufacturing industries.

Security Insurance Services will operate as a division of Marsh & McLennan Agency company, expanding MMA’s presence in Wisconsin. All of Security Insurance Services’ 65 employees, including President and CEO Scott Naze, will join MMA’s upper Midwest hub and continue to work out of their existing offices in New Berlin and Appleton, Wisconsin.

“Security Insurance Services is a high-quality firm with a well-earned and longstanding reputation for professionalism and service excellence,” said David Eslick, chairman and CEO of Marsh & McLennan Agency. “We’re thrilled to welcome the leadership and employees of Security Insurance Services to MMA and look forward to growing our market position in Wisconsin.”

“We’re excited to be joining forces with such a dynamic, growing firm,” Mr. Naze said. “As part of MMA, our clients will enjoy the same superior service they’ve come to expect from us while gaining new and enhanced capabilities and resources to meet their evolving risk management and employee benefit needs.”

Security Insurance Services is the 19th acquisition Marsh & McLennan Agency has completed since it embarked on its strategy in November 2009 to build a preeminent national agency primarily serving the needs of the middle market. MMA currently generates approximately $365 million in annualized revenue.

About Marsh & McLennan Agency

Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC, a subsidiary of Marsh, was established in 2008 to meet the needs of midsize businesses in the U.S. MMA operates autonomously from Marsh to offer commercial property, casualty, personal lines, and employee benefits to clients across the U.S.

About Marsh

Marsh, a global leader in insurance broking and risk management, teams with its clients to define, design, and deliver innovative industry-specific solutions that help them protect their future and thrive. It has approximately 26,000 colleagues who collaborate to provide advice and transactional capabilities to clients in over 100 countries. Marsh is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), a global team of professional services companies offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy and human capital. With 53,000 employees worldwide and annual revenue exceeding $11 billion, Marsh & McLennan Companies is also the parent company of Guy Carpenter, a global leader in providing risk and reinsurance intermediary services; Mercer, a global leader in human resource consulting and related services; and Oliver Wyman, a global leader in management consulting. Follow Marsh on Twitter @Marsh_Inc.

Contacts

Sally Roberts
303-952-9453
sally.roberts@marsh.com

Anand Poola
212-345-4292
anand.poola@marsh.com

Jeff Mulfinger
763-746-8257
mulfingerj@rjfagencies.com