Norwest Equity Partners Promotes Four

Dec 16 2016 | 6:03pm ET

Norwest Equity Partners has promoted four executives to senior positions, the company announced on December 15.

Taylor Moore and Jason Sondell have each been promoted to principal from director. Prior to joining NEP, Taylor worked as in the consumer investment banking group at Piper Jaffray, where he was involved in M&A, public offerings and private financings, and worked as an analyst in the private equity group at Morgan Keegan & Co. 

Sondell worked at Credit Suisse First Boston in their global industrial & services group, where he participated in the origination and day-to-day execution of various investment banking transactions, including acquisitions and divestitures, public equity and debt financings, and private placements. Prior to CSFB, Jason worked at the Prudential Capital Group focusing on the origination, structuring, and underwriting of private debt, mezzanine, and equity investments.

Meanwhile, the company has also promoted Emma Gergen to director from senior associate. Prior to joining NEP, Emma worked at Biomedix Vascular Solutions, a medical device and software company where she was a manager in finance & business development, and beforehand was a senior investment banking analyst at Triple Tree, where she worked predominately on healthcare transactions. Gergen is a CPA. 

Finally, the firm has named Brandon Ressler as assistant controller, promoting him from senior accountant. Prior to joining NEP, Brandon worked at Tennant Company as a senior financial analyst, and worked in the audit and assurance function at Deloitte & Touche. 

Tracing its roots back to 1961 and headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Norwest Equity Partners focuses primarily on middle market company buyout opportunities in a variety of industry sectors, including agriculture, business services, consumer, distribution, industrials, energy, and healthcare. The company has raised $7.1 billion of committed capital since inception. 

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