Smithwick & Mariners, MidCoast, and Chapman & Chapman
Acted as exclusive financial advisor to Smithwick & Mariners, Inc., MidCoast Insurance Agency, LLC, and IGWT, Inc. dba Chapman & Chapman Insurance (collectively, Smithwick & Mariners) in their sale to Brown & Brown, Inc. Originally founded in 1987 to service the marine industry (marinas, yacht clubs, boat builders, fishing vessels, tug operations and yachts), Smithwick & Mariners has evolved its capabilities to provide innovative risk solutions to business owners and individuals throughout Maine and greater New England. The Smithwick & Mariners companies are led by Scott Smithwick and Chris Smithwick. Following the acquisition, the Smithwick & Mariners team will continue doing business from their existing offices in Maine, Massachusetts and New Hampshire and will operate within Brown & Brown’s Retail segment. Scott and Chris will continue to lead the team and will report to Don McGowan, a regional president in Brown & Brown’s Retail segment.