Hub International, a Chicago-based insurance brokerage firm, has acquired the Las Cruces, New Mexico-based insurance brokerage operations of Western States Insurance Group (Western States Las Cruces).

In connection with this acquisition, the Western States Las Cruces employees will join the New Mexico division of Hub International, to offers a broad array of property and casualty, employee benefits, life, and personal insurance programs.

These employees will be relocating to Hub’s existing office in Las Cruces, reporting to Randy Perkins, president of New Mexico operations.

They works with a wide range of industries on general and specialized insurance and risk management programs. Specifically, they have niche expertise in working on the coverage needs of the construction and trucking industries.

Perkins said the addition of the Western States Las Cruces team strengthens Hub International’s presence as a leading full-service insurance brokerage in New Mexico.

Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.