smart, flexible

Norwest Equity Partners. Defined and grounded by our core values and company-first philosophy.

What we look for

Strong and proven management teams

Middle market companies with cohesive management teams. NEP also has deep experience working with founder and family-owned companies, partnering with the existing team to maintain and enhance legacy.

Established, scalable business models

Well-run, middle market companies that are leaders within their industry, along with a proven business model which has demonstrated the ability to generate profits.

Competitive advantages

Companies with sustainable, unique positions and differentiated products and services within their industry.

Diverse industries

Business Services

What we offer

Customized transaction structures

Designing creative and flexible capital structures to fit the needs of all stakeholders is our priority. With expertise ranging from majority and minority positions, buyouts, recaps, growth financing, and ESOPs, NEP provides efficient tax structures, ready access to capital for add-on acquisitions, and junior capital solutions.

Investment capital

Providing the resources to help companies grow, we help companies significantly increase revenue and create jobs over the duration of our investment.

• $30 MM - $250+ MM – range of equity investments
• $50 MM - $500 MM – typical transaction size
• $10 MM – preferred EBITDA minimum


Focused on driving revenue growth and operational excellence, we connect our portfolio companies to value-add resources and functional expertise in support of a number of key initiatives and best practices, including, but not limited to, acquisitions, organizational development and talent acquisition, debt financing, sales and operations planning (S&OP), legal/compliance, strategic planning, supply chain, and pricing.

Our deal experience is broad and deep.

View our transaction archive