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TINTON FALLS, NJ, June 25, 2019–World Insurance Associates LLC, a fast-growing, independent insurance agency headquartered in Tinton Falls, NJ, acquired Links Insurance Services, LLC of Wall, New Jersey on June 13, 2019.

Links Insurance Services, LLC was established in October 2001. The Agency seeks to remove confusion from the insurance purchasing process, positioning itself as a personal insurance concierge to its clients. The professional representatives at Links Insurance focus on understanding the unique business or individual needs of their clients to guide them to the perfect combination of insurance coverages.

James Hickey, President of Links Insurance Services, LLC, stated, “Joining the team at World Insurance Associates will allow us to offer tremendous benefits and resources to our clients. We always strive to provide the advantages of scale with none of the drawbacks, and World Insurance is the perfect fit."

“Links Insurance brings a large, experienced team of insurance professionals to our organization,” said Rich Eknoian, CEO and co-founder of World Insurance Associates LLC. “We’re thrilled to welcome them to the growing World family.”

World Insurance Associates LLC (WIA) is an independent insurance agency headquartered in Tinton Falls, NJ. It offers extensive, cost-effective personal and business insurance solutions in 50 states. The Links acquisition brings WIA's current annual run rate revenue to more than $50,000,000. The company specializes in transportation, hospitality, self-storage facilities, construction (surety), manufactures, nonprofits, and law firms. World Insurance Associates also provides group benefits and property and casualty insurance to companies of all sizes in a variety of industries in addition to insurance services for individuals, focusing on coastal properties and high net worth clients. WIA began business in 2012, has completed 42 acquisitions, and serves its customers from 27 offices in NJ, PA, NY, CT, RI, ME, OH, FL, and Washington DC. The company is ranked #15 on the 2018 NJBIZ 50 Fastest Growing Companies in NJ and #6 in New Jersey's Top Insurance Brokerages, also by NJBIZ. World Insurance Associates made the 2018 Inc. 5000 list at #1680, has been named a Top 100 Independent Property/Casualty Agency by Insurance Journal, and is a Business Insurance 2018 Best Place to Work.

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