Exit Strategies Group Initiates the Acquisition of Ibex Engineering by Motion Solutions

Exit Strategies Group has advised Motion Solutions, a leading provider of custom engineered positioning systems and a portfolio company of Frontenac, on the recent acquisition of Ibex Engineering.

Based in Newbury Park, CA, Ibex Engineering is a manufacturer of precision linear and rotary positioning systems for original equipment manufacturers.  The partnership will give Motion Solutions even greater access to the ultra-precision end of the market and bring advanced automated manufacturing capabilities, and give Ibex more resources to serve higher volume clients.

“It was a pleasure working with the leadership of Motion Solutions and Frontenac on this transaction. We are excited to see the combined team’s future success unfold and are thankful to have played a part in bringing them together!”, said Al Statz, President & CEO of Exit Strategies Group.

Motion Solutions, based in Aliso Viejo, CA, provides custom, application-specific engineered systems to OEMs and industrial customers in the medical, life sciences, semiconductor, robotics, and industrial automation sectors. They provide a complete selection of services, including electro-mechanical design, prototype and volume manufacturing, and engineering expertise.

Frontenac is a Chicago-based private equity firm focused on investing in lower middle market buyout transactions in the consumer, industrial, and services industries. Frontenac works in partnership with established operating leaders, through an executive-centric approach called CEO1ST, which seeks to identify, acquire, and build market-leading companies through transformational acquisitions and operational excellence. Over the last 50+ years, Frontenac has worked with over 275 owners of mid-sized businesses as they address complex transition issues of liquidity, management enhancement, and growth planning.

Al Statz is the founder and president of Exit Strategies Group. To discuss a potential business sale, merger or acquisition, confidentially, Al can be reached at 707-781-8580 or alstatz@exitstrategiesgroup.com.