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.

“From guidance on growth strategy and several strategic acquisitions, along with the commitment of capital and operating partner resources, NEP has been instrumental to our success. They have been a terrific investment partner.”

Stuart Schoenmann CVI Melles Griot

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