A large Dallas benefits firm has scooped up a neighbor.

Apex Global Partners Inc., Dallas, has acquired Brooks Bittner and Associates L.L.P., Dallas, which serves North Central Texas.

Joseph Bittner, the owner of the benefits brokerage and consulting firm, will become president of the Brooks Bittner division of Apex and the leader of Apex efforts to serve midsize employers, Apex says.

The deal price was not available.