Shock Doctor Acquired by Norwest Equity partners

Ryan, Thomas J.
May 2008
SGB;May2008, Vol. 41 Issue 5, p10
Trade Publication
The article reports that protective gear maker Shock Doctor has been acquired by Norwest Equity Partners (NEP) in early April 2008. According to Todd Solow, principal at NEP, NEP acquired an approximately 90 percent stake in the company. The primary driver of the sale was Hillcrest Capital Partners' desire to cash in on its investment in Shock Doctor. Shock Doctor's revenues have more than tripled since Hillcrest acquired its stake in the company in 2003.


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