Hub International Ltd. has acquired the assets of Stevens-Dell & Associates Insurance Inc.

Little Rock, Arkansas-based Stevens-Dell Insurance is a full service, independent insurance brokerage providing personal and commercial insurance, and employee benefits solutions to individuals and businesses, having served the Little Rock area for nearly 40 years. Steve Stevens, president of Stevens-Dell Insurance, will join Hub Mid-America.

"We look forward to joining the Hub family," Stevens-Dell Insurance President Steve Stevens said in a statement. "We clearly see benefits for us and our clients. We will not only remain committed to providing outstanding service, but will also gain access to a wider range of resources."

Hub International Ltd. has also hired marine specialist Blake Murphy and acquired his book of business. Terms were not disclosed for either transaction.

Based in Southeastern Massachusetts, Murphy will join Hub New England as vice president and director of Hub Marine, New England, bringing extensive expertise in the marine industries, specifically within marine construction, marinas/shipyards, ocean science and seafood imports/distributions.

Beyond his marine practice experience, Murphy specializes in commercial insurance products for environmental, construction and manufacturing industries, as well as personal insurance products for high-net-worth individuals and families.