Brown & Brown of Louisiana, a subsidiary of diversified insurance agency Brown & Brown, has acquired substantially all of the insurance agency assets of Robert Ellis & Associates.

With annualized revenues of approximately $1.3m. Robert Ellis & Associates specializes in providing programs of insurance products and services to members of professional associations in Louisiana and Mississippi, including dentists and lawyers.

Robert Ellis and his team will continue to operate from their current location in Mandeville, under the leadership of Mark Romero, executive vice president of Brown & Brown of Louisiana.

Roy Bridges regional president of Brown & Brown, who is responsible for Brown & Brown’s retail operations throughout Louisiana said Robert Ellis provides tailored insurance products and services to professional groups and associations.

Ellis said not only the association with Brown & Brown offer the agency the ability to expand into additional areas in the insurance marketplace; but also, and more importantly, it will provide with a broader array of member benefits to offer the professional association clients for their endorsement consideration.