TINTON FALLS, NJ - World Insurance Associates LLC (“WIA”), a Top 100 Insurance Brokerage, announced today that it acquired Bush Insurance Agents & Brokers (“Bush Insurance”) of Cambridge Springs, PA on December 31, 2020. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Established in 1918, Bush Insurance has witnessed a veritable evolution of the insurance industry which led to the company becoming a regulated and respected provider of loss and risk management products. While technology has changed the tools of the business, the foundational principles of Bush Insurance remain the same. They still focus on educating their clients about the risks they face and offer insurance solutions that provide real-world protection.
“We are pleased to welcome such a reputable, well established company to the World team,” states Rich Eknoian, CEO and Co-Founder of WIA. “Bush Insurance has developed relationships with many well regarded and financially secure regional and national insurance companies.”
Bush Insurance owners Gregg Gordon and Dick Perry keep the focus on their clients, consistently delivering award-winning service and coverage that is tailored to meet the clients’ needs, all at a competitive price. “Joining World Insurance allows us to accomplish this at a greater scale with additional products and resources to best meet the needs of our clients,” state Gordon and Perry.
Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla provided legal counsel to WIA. Shafer Law Firm provided legal counsel to Bush, and Scali Group advised Bush on the transaction. No other advisors, diligence firms or legal counsel were disclosed.
World Insurance Associates LLC is headquartered in Tinton Falls, NJ, and is a nationally ranked, full-service insurance brokerage providing world-class asset and lifestyle protection with insurance, risk management, and benefit consulting services for individuals and businesses. Since its founding in 2012, WIA has completed 91 acquisitions and serves its customers from 94 offices in 18 states and Washington, D.C. WIA has been named one of The Most Successful Companies in America by Inc. 5000, is a Top 100 P/C Agency by Insurance Journal and Business Insurance, and a five-time honoree by NJBIZ Fast 50.
Jean Wiskowski, Chief Marketing Officer
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