World Insurance Associates adds trucking specialists SJD Insurance Services

Iselin-based World Insurance Associates LLC, a Top 50 insurance brokerage, said it acquired SJD Insurance Services Inc. of Great Falls, Virginia, on Dec. 1.

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

SJD provides a full range of insurance/consulting services to individuals and businesses. It has over 55 years of combined experience.

“I’d like to welcome SJD to the World family,” Rich Eknoian, co-founder and CEO of WIA, stated. “They are successful trucking insurance specialists and I know they will continue to be successful, meeting their clients’ insurance needs with even more products and services.”

“The insurance world is complicated. It’s important to have the right people handling your insurance portfolio. We make ourselves available anytime and pride ourselves on providing personal, customized service to our clients,” Sid Dugar, president, SJD Insurance Services, said. “We are glad to be joining World and look forward to providing our clients with additional products and services.”

Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla provided legal counsel to World, and Connor Group advised it on the transaction. Cameron/McEvoy PLLC provided legal counsel to SJD. No other advisers, diligence firms or legal counsel were disclosed.