July 27, 2016 8:09 PM ET

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Company Overview of Norwest Equity Partners

Company Overview

Norwest Equity Partners is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in later stage, management buyouts, recapitalizations, mezzanine, and growth financings in middle market companies and add-on acquisitions. It seeks to invest in the energy including oilfield equipment and service, well measurement equipment, electrical infrastructure, downstream natural gas applications, and power management solutions sectors; industrial, industrial services, agriculture, agricultural services and products including outsourced business services, specialized equipment and technology, inputs, farming, processing, differentiated processing and storage; strategy and operations; technology and busi...

80 South 8th Street

Suite 3600

Minneapolis, MN 55402

United States

Founded in 1961





Key Executives for Norwest Equity Partners

Chief Executive Officer and Managing General Partner
Operating Partner
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Norwest Equity Partners Key Developments

Norwest Equity Partners Promotes Andy Cantwell to Partner

Andy Cantwell is the newest partner at Minneapolis-based private equity firm Norwest Equity Partners (NEP). He joined NEP in 2006 and became a principal two years later. He was previously with Northwestern Mutual Capital's Private Equity and Mezzanine Group, and before that was a vice president at Dutch bank ABN AMRO, closing deals worth more than $7 billion. Cantwell now joins the firm's nine partners, including Chairman John Lindahl and Managing General Partner Tim DeVries.

Norwest Equity Partners and Norwest Mezzanine Partners Appoints Charles P. Moorse as General Counsel

Norwest Equity Partners (NEP) and Norwest Mezzanine Partners (NMP), have hired Charles P. Moorse to serve as the firms' in-house General Counsel. In this role, Moorse will have responsibility for providing leadership, expertise and support on a wide range of legal matters. Moorse had previously been with Lindquist & Vennum for over 30 years, starting his career as an intern in 1985 and progressing to Partner in 1992. During his career at Lindquist, Moorse advised hundreds of public and private company clients across various industry groups on matters including mergers and acquisitions, private equity, venture financing, public offerings, corporate governance, and securities regulation. He also served as outside general counsel to mid-cap publicly and privately held companies, including a number of his private equity clients' portfolio companies. In this capacity, he advised client companies with respect to corporate governance issues, venture financing, public offerings, securities regulation, joint ventures, product distribution, risk management and licensing.

Antares Capital Announces $80 Million Senior Secured Credit Facility to Norwest Equity Partners

Antares Capital announced that it is serving as administrative agent, joint lead arranger and joint bookrunner on an $80 million senior secured credit facility to support the acquisition of West Star Aviation by Norwest Equity Partners (NEP).

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