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Company Overview of Norwest Venture Partners

Company Overview

Norwest Venture Partners operates as an investment arm of Wells Fargo Investment Group, Inc. It is a venture capital and private equity firm specializing in incubation, seed/startup, early, mid, late venture, growth equity, later stage, buyout, and recapitalization investments in both listed and unlisted companies. It invests in medical devices, specialty pharmaceuticals, healthcare services, and therapeutic products sector. For venture investments, the firm typically invests in systems and information technology infrastructure sector with a focus on embedded systems, wireless, communications systems, enterprise systems, semiconductors and components, storage, security, cloud infrastructure,...

525 University Avenue

Suite 800

Palo Alto, CA 94301-1922

United States

Founded in 1961





Key Executives for Norwest Venture Partners

Managing Partner and Chief Executive Officer-in-Residence
Age: 57
Senior Managing Partner
Age: 66
Partner Emeritus
Age: 53
Administrative Partner and Chief Financial Officer
General Partner
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Norwest Venture Partners Key Developments

Norwest Venture Partners Announces Formation of Fund, Norwest Venture Partners XII, LP

Norwest Venture Partners announced the formation of its latest fund, Norwest Venture Partners XII, LP. The $1.2 billion fund targets early to late stage venture and growth equity investments across a wide range of sectors. The new fund, which brings NVP's total capital and commitments to approximately $5 billion, closes on the heels of a record year for NVP as more than 11 of the firm's portfolio companies experienced liquidity events in 2013.

ICICI Venture And Norwest To Exit Shriram City Union

ICICI Venture and Norwest Venture Partners are planning to sell their stake in Shriram City Union Finance Limited (BSE:532498) for a total of INR 6 billion.

Bikaji Foods Reportedly To Sell Minority Stake To A Private Equity Fund

Bikaji Foods International Limited is looking to raise about INR 1.5 billion by selling a minority stake to a private equity fund, three people with knowledge of the development said. Norwest Venture Partners, Sequoia Capital, Lighthouse Capital Partners and Tano Capital LLC for the stake sale, they said, adding that Tano could be the frontrunner. "Discussions are currently on over valuations," one of them said. However, Deepak Agarwal, Managing Director of Bikaji Foods, said, "It is very premature to comment on our fund-raising plans. A decision will be taken in a fortnight." Tano Capital's spokesperson could not be reached for comments.

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