M&A 2019

This Month's Issue

The Digital Edition

M&A 2019 As Printed

Executive Report on Broker M&A

New Normal?

Too Big to Fail?

Will the bubble burst or is the M&A frenzy with high multiples, generous valuations and endless activity the new normal?

2018 Year in Review

New Year, Same Familiar Face

Private equity continues to drive M&A.

Q&A: Independent Streak

The Case for Independence

Interviews with three independent agency leaders

Leverage

Working with Your Capital Partner After the Deal Closes

Being clear on expectations is a two-way street.

Markets Financial Outlook

Smooth Sailing

Good captaining has subdued stormy forces of loss in the U.S. P&C market.

Deal Summary

Headline Makers

Top newsmakers of 2018

Economic Overview

Cautious Growth

Economic forecasters say 2019 will remain strong, but growth is trending slower.

Top 100 Broker Consolidation

Consolidation at the Top

Top 100” brokers published by Business Insurance in 2009, 64 of them remained on the list in 2018.

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