What we look for.
Established, scalable business models | Well-run, profitable middle market companies that are leaders within their industry.
Strong and proven management teams | Cohesive teams who seek a side-by-side investment partner and have a willingness and enthusiasm to grow.
Competitive advantages | Sustainable, unique positions and differentiated products and services within their industry.
What we offer.
Diverse industry experience | We invest across a broad spectrum of industries and have strong experience within agriculture, business services, consumer, distribution, energy, healthcare and industrials.
$30 MM – $250+ MM – range of equity investments
$10 MM – preferred EBITDA minimum
$50 MM – $500 MM – typical transaction size
Customized transaction structures | Designing creative and flexible capital structures is our priority. With expertise ranging from majority and minority positions, buyouts, recaps, growth financings, and ESOPs, we provide efficient tax structures, ready access to capital for add-on acquisitions, and junior capital solutions through Norwest Mezzanine Partners (NMP). We also routinely evaluate add-on investments for existing portfolio companies.
Resources beyond capital | We connect our companies to value-add resources and functional expertise in support of their key initiatives and best practices. These include, but are 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 strategies.