Peter Arkell


Stage: Venture, Growth Equity

Focus: Healthcare

Location: Palo Alto

Peter focuses on venture, growth equity, and buyout investments in the healthcare space, including healthcare services, healthcare IT and digital health. Peter’s current investments include Impel NeuroPharma, Qventus, Silk Road Medical, TigerConnect, and VisitPay.

Before joining Norwest, Peter was an analyst in the healthcare group at Perella Weinberg Partners, where he analyzed and executed mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, financings and other business development opportunities. Peter is actively involved in Enterprise for Youth, a San Francisco-based nonprofit that guides Bay Area high school students in the development of essential professional skills.

Peter obtained a bachelor of arts degree in economics, magna cum laude, from Georgetown University.

Get to Know Peter

  • What was your first job?

    I painted cabins, dug ditches, and cleaned toilets at a summer camp.

  • Do you have a favorite quote?

    "The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming." -Theodore Roosevelt

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