Norwest Equity Partners

Investing in middle market companies since 1961.

Our Mission

As an investment firm with global presence and Midwest roots, our mission is to invest capital and build businesses that create long-term value. Since 1961, we have raised over $5 billion of capital, delivered quality investments, and generated exceptional returns.

Our portfolio companies have ready access to the experience and resources they need to provide enduring products and services, strengthen the economy, and support their communities.

This is a shared mission among our firm and portfolio companies.


Resourceful. Approachable. Versatile.

“Our partnership with NEP has proven to be invaluable to the growth of our company. Our strong market share position, the dedicated base of hard working employees and our overall financial strength has led to the success we have accomplished at Michaels.”

Dennis Pixton Michaels of Oregon

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