West Star Aviation has received a “significant investment” from Norwest Equity Partners (NEP), a middle market investment firm founded in 1961, according to company officials.
“On behalf of the entire West Star team, we are confident that our new partnership with NEP will help us successfully achieve our next level of growth,” said Robert Rasberry, West Star Aviation CEO.
West Star Aviation specializes in the repair and maintenance of airframes, windows, and engines, as well as major modifications, avionics installation and repair, interior refurbishment, surplus avionics sales, accessory services, paint and parts.
In addition to its facilities in East Alton, Ill.; Grand Junction, Colo.; and Chattanooga, Tenn., West Star Aviation runs maintenance operations at Aspen-Pitkin County Airport in Aspen, Colo.; Chicago Executive Airport in Chicago, and Centennial Airport in Denver. The company also provides FBO services at its newly remodeled East Alton and Grand Junction facilities.