Washington, D.C. 20549

Form 8-K


Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of

the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

July 27, 2017

Date of Report: (Date of earliest event reported)


(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Delaware    1-09761    36-2151613

(State or other jurisdiction of

incorporation or organization)



File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer

Identification Number)

2850 W. Golf Road, Rolling Meadows, Illinois 60008-4050, (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)

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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition

On July 27, 2017, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (the Company) issued a press release setting forth the company’s financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2017 (the Earnings Release). A copy of the company’s press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.


Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure

In connection with the filing of the Earnings Release, the Company made materials entitled “Supplemental Quarterly Data” and “CFO Commentary” available through the investor relations page of its website. The CFO Commentary includes certain estimates relating to 2017 results.


Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits

99.1 Press release, dated July 27, 2017, 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: July 27, 2017     By:  

/s/ Douglas K. Howell

      Douglas K. Howell
      Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

Current Report On Form 8-K

Exhibit Index


Exhibit No.



99.1    Press release, dated April 27, 2017, issued by Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.