Form 8-K





Washington, D.C. 20549



Form 8-K




Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of

the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

April 28, 2009

Date of Report: (Date of earliest event reported)




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   1-9761   36-2151613

(State or other jurisdiction of

incorporation or organization)

  (Commission File Number)  

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification Number)

Two Pierce Place, Itasca, Illinois 60143-3141, (630) 773-3800

(Address, including zip code and telephone number, including area code, of registrant’s principal executive offices)

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)



Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:


¨ Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)


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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition

On April 28, 2009, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (Gallagher) issued a press release setting forth Gallagher’s first quarter 2009 earnings. A copy of Gallagher’s press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99 and hereby incorporated by reference.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits


99 Press release, dated April 28, 2009, issued by Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


  Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
Date: April 28, 2009  

/s/ Douglas K. Howell


Douglas K. Howell

Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

(principal financial officer and duly authorized officer)

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

Current Report On Form 8-K

Exhibit Index


Exhibit No.




  Press release, dated April 28, 2009, issued by Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.