SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
December 20, 2017
Date of Report: (Date of earliest event reported)
ARTHUR J. GALLAGHER & CO.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
2850 W. Golf Road, Rolling Meadows, Illinois 60008-4050, (630) 773-3800
(Address, including zip code and telephone number, including area code, of registrants principal executive offices)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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|Item 7.01.||Regulation FD Disclosure.|
On December 20, 2017, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (the Company) posted a document entitled CFO Commentary Impact of U.S. Federal Tax Reform to the investor relations page of the Companys website at www.ajg.com. The document includes information regarding the expected impact of tax reform legislation recently passed by the United States Congress, including a table that presents proforma historical financial information for the nine-months ended September 30, 2017 as if the tax reform legislation had been effective on January 1, 2017. In addition, the information includes the estimated impact of one-time charges the Company may incur when reflecting these changes in its financial results. This information updates and supersedes commentary related to tax reform presented in our Investor Meeting on December 12, 2017.
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: December 20, 2017||/s/ WALTER D. BAY|
|Walter D. Bay|
|Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary|