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CGSC North America subsidiary J.H. Blades & Company recently announced the acquisition of Burke-Daniels Co., Inc. (BDI), one of the leading insurance brokers in the oil & gas market.  Established in 1981, the experts of BDI will be joining the staff of J.H. Blades and will continue to specialize in the upstream, midstream, and downstream sectors of the oil and gas industry.

By merging forces, clients of BDI will now have access to premier professional lines and casualty products in the marketplace.  J.H. Blades clients will also now be able to work directly with the combined team of professionals with over 500 years of combined wholesale energy insurance experience.

As President and Founder of BDI, Bob Daniels will be joining J.H. Blades as Executive Vice President.  This acquisition is also a coming home story for Daniels who began his career with JH Blades in 1973.  While studying at the University of Alabama, Daniels joined the Alabama Insurance Society where he met and befriended industry leader Joseph H. Blades.  Daniels spent the next eight years with J.H. Blades before leaving to establish Burke Daniels Co., Inc.

CGSC North America and J.H. Blades welcome the clients and team of experts of BDI and look forward to working together.

Burke-Daniels Co., Inc. was advised by Cory Moulton.

Click here to read the full press release.

 About J.H. Blades & Co., Inc.

J. H. Blades & Co., Inc. (JHB) provides insurance products and services for energy-related risks. Operating as a coverholder and in-house underwriter, JHB underwrites, markets and places both onshore and offshore accounts of any size or complexity.

JHB Marine division focuses on underwriting marine property and liabilities for brown water business, both inland and offshore.

JHB also has an in-house Professional Liability broker that provides products for a wide range of industries.