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Nwestco, LLC

Value Not Disclosed 06/15/2023 Specialty Distribution Complete
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Transaction Details

• On June 15, 2023, Guardian Capital Partners (“Guardian”), an operationally-focused private equity firm specializing in control investments in the lower middle market, announced its acquisition of Nwestco, LLC (“Nwestco” or the “Company”)

• Nwestco is a leading provider of fuel and car wash equipment, maintenance, compliance, and installation services throughout the Western and Midwest regions of the United States

• Stephens served as exclusive financial advisor to Nwestco

About the company

Nwestco, LLC
Nwestco, LLC is a leading provider of fuel and car wash equipment, maintenance, compliance, and installation services throughout the Western and Midwest regions of the United States. The Company has 30+ years of experience as the go-to provider of mission-critical services to fueling and car wash operators through a network of 11 branch locations and a team of over 100 specialized, highly trained field technicians.

WestView Capital Partners
WestView Capital Partners, a Boston-based growth equity firm, is focused on investing in middle market growth companies and manages $2.7 billion in capital across five funds. WestView partners with existing management teams to sponsor minority and majority recapitalization, growth capital, and consolidation transactions in several sectors including business services, IT services, growth industrial, healthcare technology and outsourcing, and software.

Guardian Capital Partners
Guardian Capital Partners is an operationally focused private equity firm based in suburban Philadelphia. Guardian makes control investments in lower middle market consumer, niche manufacturing, and specialty business services companies. Guardian partners with management teams to provide equity capital to fuel the growth of privately held businesses

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