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About Us

Our fundamental purpose as a middle market investment firm hasn’t changed since our founding in 1961.

  • We proudly partner with business owners and management teams….
  • We offer creative and flexible transaction solutions….
  • We believe in long-term relationships and helping stakeholders….


For more than five decades, the combination of adaptability, wisdom and success have helped to build our reputation of creating value and delivering quality investments and exceptional returns.

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For more information on our mezzanine financing capabilities, visit Norwest Mezzanine Partners (NMP) at

Global Presence, Midwest Roots

  • $5 billion of capital raised since 1961
  • 400+ deals completed since our inception
  • 110 years of combined experience for current group of Partners
  • 53 years of creating value for middle market businesses
  • 120% employment growth and 100% revenue growth, on average, for portfolio companies over duration of our investment period