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GTCR-backed AssuredPartners buys Hukill Hazlett Harrington Agency

AssuredPartners, a portfolio company of GTCR, has acquired Hukill Hazlett Harrington Agency, a Cincinnati-based insurance agency that specializes in business coverage. No financial terms were disclosed.


LAKE MARY, Fla. (PRWEB) October 13, 2014

AssuredPartners Inc., through its platform company Assured Neace Lukens, has acquired Hukill Hazlett Harrington Agency, located in greater Cincinnati. The agency specializes in coverage for businesses, including workers’ compensation, commercial liability insurance and employee benefits; and coverage for individuals, including homeowners’, auto, and health insurance.

As part of the acquisition, 19 employees will join Assured Neace Lukens. Hukill Hazlett Harrington Agency employees will move into the Assured Neace Lukens Cincinnati office in early 2015. Operations will continue under the leadership of Rich Lonneman, Managing Director of the Assured Neace Lukens Cincinnati office.

“Hukill Hazlett Harrington Agency traces its roots to 1838. Our tradition of providing quality service to current and prospective clients is the backbone of our company,” said Wayne Oetjen, President and CEO of Hukill Hazlett Harrington Agency. “As part of AssuredPartners, our agents will tap into an extensive carrier network to bring more coverage options and improved service to our clients.”

“The Hukill Hazlett Harrington Agency acquisition supports the AssuredPartners goal of strengthening our presence in current markets. Hukill Hazlett Harrington Agency staff’s expertise and dedication will complement our existing Cincinnati team,” said Tom Riley, President and COO of AssuredPartners, Inc. “We are pleased to welcome Hukill Hazlett Harrington Agency to the growing AssuredPartners family.”

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Founded in 1991, Assured Neace Lukens specializes in commercial property and casualty insurance, employee benefits, risk management and personal insurance coverage. Assured Neace Lukens offers the resources of a large firm and the service of a local independent office. Assured Neace Lukens is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, and has more than 30 offices throughout Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Tennessee, Georgia, Mississippi, Florida, and South Carolina. Assured Neace Lukens became an AssuredPartners, Inc. company in September 2011. For more information, visit us at, or visit our blog, Facebook and LinkedIn pages.

Headquartered in Lake Mary, Florida and led by Jim Henderson and Tom Riley, AssuredPartners Inc., a portfolio company of Chicago-based private equity firm GTCR, acquires and invests in insurance brokerage businesses (property and casualty, employee benefits, surety, MGA/wholesalers) across the United States and in London. From its founding in March of 2011, AssuredPartners has grown to approximately $390 million in annualized revenue and continues to be one of the fastest growing insurance brokerage firms in the United States with more than 80 offices in 27 states and a London office. Since 2011, AssuredPartners has acquired 70 insurance firms. For more information, please contact Dean Curtis, CFO, at 407.708.0031 or dcurtis(at)assuredptr(dot)com, or visit