Heartland Home Services Acquires Blind & Sons and Superior Drainage

GP Partners

North Branch Capital (“North Branch”) announced today that its portfolio company, Heartland Home Services, has added Blind &Sons (“Blind”) and Superior Drainage (“Superior”) to its collection of high quality home services brands in the Midwest. Headquartered in Barberton and Akron, Ohio, Blind and Superior are the largest providers of non-discretionary, residential HVAC replacement and maintenance, plumbing and electrical services in Northeast Ohio.

Blind and Superior mark North Branch’s fifteenth and sixteenth transactions completed since launching in 2014. Katten Much in Rosenman LLP served as legal counsel to Heartland and North Branch.

About Heartland Home Services

Heartland Home Services is the leading provider of non-discretionary, residential HVAC replacement and maintenance, plumbing and electrical services in the Midwest. The company currently maintains seven brands operating across four states. To learn more about Heartland Home Services, visitwww.heartlandhomeservices.com.

About North Branch Capital

North Branch Capital (www.northbranchcap.com) is a lower middle market private equity firm, based in Oak Brook, IL, with a long history of investing alongside and partnering with management teams in industrial businesses. We specifically target businesses that lead with engineering excellence or value-added services in order to solve complex customer problems. We seek partnerships with strong leadership teams driving tremendous cultures, and we are much more than a source of capital or liquidity. With 50 years of collective operating experience, our collaboration with management teams is unique. This experience comes from the Partners of North Branch, not a network of executives or consultants.