Brown & Brown, a provider of insurance and reinsurance products and services, has acquired the assets of Dill, Joyce & Thresher and Edward J Kernan & Co, which is doing business as The Kernan Agency.

Dill, Joyce & Thresher and The Kernan Agency, with combined annualized revenues of approximately $4.6 million, focus on employee benefits and property and casualty insurance services and products for individuals, businesses, non-profit organizations and schools in Connecticut and throughout mid-New England.

Bob Eilers, Paul Mikkelson, the principals of Dill, Joyce & Thresher, and David Peters, president of The Kernan Agency and their associates, will continue to operate from their existing location in Avon, Connecticut as a freestanding Brown & Brown of Connecticut operation.

Scott Penny, regional executive vice president of Brown & Brown, said: Bob, Paul, David and their team of insurance professionals are a welcome addition to our team. We are very pleased to have these talented folks join us as we expand our New England presence.