The Hilb Group, a property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and advisory firm and a portfolio company of the Carlyle Group, has acquired E/G of Florida, a personal and commercial insurance agency.

Based in Fort Lauderdale, with additional locations in Delray and Port Saint Lucie, E/G looks to expand the Hilb Group’s presence in the southeast region and build upon its property and casualty offerings. Agency principal Patrick Mulligan and his team of insurance professionals will become part of Hilb Group’s southeast regional operations.

“E/G of Florida represents a terrific addition to our company, aligned with our growth strategy by adding greater expertise in vital markets, as well as enhancing opportunities for the agencies who join us,” says Hilb Group CEO Ricky Spiro. “We look forward to continuing to grow throughout Florida and beyond, in order to best meet the needs of the customers and communities who depend on us.”