The Hilb Group Acquires Clarus & Co.

Sica | Fletcher advises Clarus & Co. in its sale to The Hilb Group.

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Overview of Transaction

  • Founded in 2009, Clarus Benefits Group, LLC (“Clarus“ or the “Company”) is a 100% employee benefits-focused independent agency located in the premier River Oaks area of Houston, Texas.

  • Clarus designs custom-built employee benefit plans and HR services with a focus on large groups, although the Company’s client base includes employer groups from 2  to 600 employees.

  • Clarus provides guidance to clients on employer-sponsored group health plans, regulatory compliance, and an abundance of value-added services tailored to organizational needs. 

  • Clarus has joined forces with The Hilb Group, one of the fastest-growing top 100 Independent Property/Casualty Agencies.

 

Significance of Transaction

  • The acquisition of Clarus provides Hilb with a young and highly motivated team of EB specialists, enhanced EB capabilities, and an expanded customer base.

 

Sica | Fletcher's Role

  • Sica | Fletcher was hired to serve as exclusive strategic and financial advisor to Clarus and explored multiple options for the firm before partnering with THG.

  • This transaction further elucidates Sica | Fletcher’s unparalleled relationships with private equity firms and the brokerages they support.

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