Norwest Mezzanine Partners Invests in Southeast QSR Holdings, LLC

November 29, 2006


Norwest Mezzanine Partners invested $13.7 million of senior subordinated debt and $6.5 million of equity in Southeast QSR Holdings, LLC, a YUM! Brands franchisee that owns and operates 54 Taco Bell restaurants and 1 Pizza Hut Express restaurant concentrated in the Jacksonville, Mobile / Pensacola, and Augusta markets.

Prometheus Partners, through its fund Windward V, served as the private equity sponsor for this transaction.  Visit www.prometheuspartners.com for more information.