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Alera Group Expands Chicago Presence with Alper Services Acquisition

Alera Group, a national employee benefits, property casualty, retirement services and wealth management firm, announced today that it has acquired Alper Services LLC, effective August 1, 2020.

Founded in 1966, Alper Services focuses on providing innovative insurance solutions which minimize risk, protect assets and reduce liabilities for clients throughout the Midwest and Chicagoland area. Along with its expertise in property and casualty, trade credit, employee benefits and financial services solutions for middle-market corporations, the firm is known for its unique claims service model and AuditRate division. Alper Services was named a Best Practices Agency four years in a row by the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America.

“The Alper Services team, led by Leslie Morse, is a strong addition to Alera Group’s presence in Chicago and throughout the Midwest,” said Alan Levitz, CEO of Alera Group. “Alper has built a terrific brand and reputation because of the great people inside the organization and their risk management expertise.  It is a pleasure to welcome them to Alera Group knowing that they will bring great value to our collaborative culture.”

“We are excited to join Alera Group and GCG Financial, and we look forward to the ways their national platform will further enhance the Alper Services client offerings,” said Leslie Morse, CEO of Alper Services. “As an Alera Group company, we will be able to provide our clients with more top-rated carriers, broader insurance expertise and more accessible technology solutions than ever before.”

Alper Services joins Alera Group through GCG Financial, an Alera Group company located in Deerfield, Illinois. The Alper Services team will continue serving clients in their existing roles. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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About Alera Group

Based in Deerfield, IL, Alera Group’s over 2,000 employees serve thousands of clients nationally in employee benefits, property and casualty, retirement services and wealth management. Alera Group is the 15th largest privately held firm in the country. For more information, visit www.aleragroup.com or follow Alera Group on Twitter: @AleraGroupUS.

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