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By Gavin Souter
Higginbotham Insurance Group Inc. has acquired Ascend Insurance Brokerage, a Dallas-based firm specializing in placing insurance for the entertainment industry.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Ascend CEO Paul Bassman will become a managing director of Higginbotham and the 13-person unit will operate as Ascend, a Higginbotham Company, Fort Worth-based Higginbotham said in a statement Wednesday.