Navidar Group Presents at The Collaborative’s Private Equity Strategies Conference on April 9, 2014

Navidar | March 6, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — Navidar Group, a leading investment banking firm, announced today participation in the following upcoming event targeted at CEOs, CFOs, investors, entrepreneurs and executives in Minnesota.

Event: The Collaborative’s Growth Series Seminar, Private Equity Strategies
Location: Radisson Plaza Hotel, Minneapolis, MN

Time and Date: April 9, 2014 at 7:45 a.m. CST

Presenters: Steven Schmidt, Managing Director, Navidar; Tim DeVries, Managing Partner, Norwest Equity Partners; Chris Heim, CEO, Axium Software; Michael Keller, CEO, Pearson’s Candy; Maryann D’Angelo, Partner, Ernst & Young and Peter Rottier, Principal, Summit Partners

The event will focus on the challenges and opportunities of effectively utilizing, raising and leveraging private equity for growth.

“We are very excited about participating in The Collaborative’s Private Equity Strategies Conference,” said Steven Schmidt, Managing Director of Navidar Group. “The event will provide key insights into how business leaders can strategically leverage private capital to maximize shareholder value.”

About Collaborative
The Collaborative is the largest membership organization in Minnesota serving growing and emerging companies, entrepreneurs, investors and executives. For over 25 years, The Collaborative has served as a proven resource for growing companies, providing real-life, quality content and networking while also fueling and convening Minnesota’s innovation economy.

About Navidar Group LLC
Navidar Group LLC, with offices in Austin, Indianapolis and Minneapolis, is an investment banking firm that provides businesses and investors in dynamic industries with strategic mergers and acquisitions advice, capital raising solutions and corporate advisory services. The firm focuses on technology, business services, advanced manufacturing and health care information technology companies. Navidar principals have completed more than 300 transactions representing transaction volume of nearly $70 billion in M&A and capital raising, for both private and public companies, over the past 20 years. Navidar Group is a registered broker-dealer and member of FINRA and SIPC. To learn more about Navidar Group, please visit