Originally a local community broker when founded in 1973, the firm has continuously grown through acquisitions and currently has more than 400 employees.
“Its entrepreneurial spirit and exceptional track record of growth, both organic and through acquisitions, demonstrates a strategy and culture similar to our own, something that is highly important to us when making acquisitions.”
He added: “We look forward to welcoming the team to our growing, global company.”
Michael Rea, CEO of Gallagher’s UK Retail Division, said: “Bollington is hugely respected. This thriving business has strong capability and an impressive portfolio of specialisms that are complementary to our existing business lines, and will provide us with additional scale in the regional commercial broking sector.”