North Branch-backed Motion Solutions buys Hoffman

Motion Solutions, which is backed by North Branch Capital LLC, has acquired RM Hoffman Company. No financial terms were disclosed. Sunnyvale, California-based Hoffman is a provider of rotary and linear motion products.


North Branch Capital, LLC (“North Branch”) announced today that its portfolio company, Motion
Solutions, has purchased RM Hoffman Company (“Hoffman”). Based in Sunnyvale, California,
Hoffman is a value-added distributor of rotary and linear motion products for a broad customer
base in many end markets, including medical equipment, general automation, automotive, and
semi-conductor. For more information on Hoffman, please visit

“Hoffman has been supplying high quality components and engineered systems for nearly 60
years,” said Bill Huber, Partner of North Branch. “Tom Hoffman and his team have done an
excellent job serving a broad customer base. We are excited to partner with the entire Hoffman

The transaction was completed on September 15, 2016. This is the second add-on Motion
Solutions has completed since North Branch invested in the business in March of 2015.

About Motion Solutions
Based in Aliso Viejo, California, Motion Solutions is an engineering focused, value-added
distributor of linear motion and motion control solutions for a variety of end markets, including
medical equipment, life sciences, technology, aerospace & defense, and general industrial &
automation. To learn more about Motion Solutions, visit

About North Branch
Based in Elmhurst, Illinois, North Branch is a private investment firm focused on partnering with strong management teams who are driving excellent cultures. We have a long history of investing alongside and partnering with management teams in entrepreneurial and family owned businesses. Please visit