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Top 5 Companies in the Insurance Brokers Industry With the Highest Debt to EBITDA Ratio (PN, AJG, AON, MMC, BRO)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Insurance Brokers industry with the highest debt to EBITDA ratios. This ratio indicates how many years of EBITDA would be necessary in order to pay back all the debt (assuming Debt and EBITDA are constant). Typically, this ratio is considered to be alarming when it is greater than 3.0 but this can vary and should be looked at within the context of the industry.

Patriot National ranks highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 33.6. Arthur J Gallagh is next with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 3.4. Aon Plc ranks third highest with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 2.8.

Marsh & Mclennan follows with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 1.9, and Brown & Brown rounds out the top five with a a debt to EBITDA ratio of 1.8.

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Ticker(s): AJG AON MMC BRO