Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (Gallagher), along with its subsidiaries, provides insurance brokerage and third-party claims settlement, and administration services to entities in the United States and abroad. It operates in three segments: brokerage, risk management and corporate. The Brokerage segment primarily consists of retail and wholesale insurance brokerage operations. Its risk management segment provides contract claim settlement and administration services. In August 2014, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co acquired Cowles & Connell based in Brewster, New York and Meriden, Connecticut, and acquired certain assets of Minvielle & Chastanet Insurance Brokers located in the eastern Caribbean. In August 2014, the Company acquired assets of Baker Tilly's Employee Benefits Solutions business. In September 2014, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co acquires Everett James Inc. In September 2014, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. acquires Parmia Pty Ltd. In September 2014, it acquires Hagedorn & Company.