Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a California-based insurer, has signed an agreement for acquisition of Homeplace Insurance Brokers.

As part of the acquisition, Homeplace’s team will conduct operations under the leadership of EPIC managing principal Dan Ryan.

Founded by Judy Busam in 1998, Homeplace specialises in design and oversight of risk management and insurance programs for transportation, warehousing and logistics industries, with focus on trucking coverages.

Commenting on the acquisition, Ryan said, ”With the addition of Judy and the Homeplace team of professionals, EPIC has the opportunity to grow its business portfolio in all areas of risk management, including commercial insurance and employee benefits.”

EPIC is a retail property & casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consulting firm, and operates nine offices across the US.