July 28, 2021

Northstar Capital Invests in Infinity Worlds and Belmont Partners

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — Northstar Capital (“Northstar”), a provider of junior capital for middle market private equity transactions, is pleased to announce its investment in Infinity Worlds, LLC (“Infinity Worlds”), Belmont Partners Sales, LLC and Belmont Partners Sales – St Louis, LLC (collectively “Belmont Partners”), a portfolio company of Clearview Capital (“Clearview”). Northstar and Clearview also partnered with Canopy Capital Partners in the transaction.

With locations in Northwest Arkansas, Chicago and St. Louis, Infinity Worlds and Belmont Partners (collectively “I+B” or the “Company”) are merging to create a leading retail agency partnering with emerging consumer brands and private label manufacturers who are seeking expanded distribution in top U.S. retailers and eCommerce channels, including Walmart, Costco, Sam’s Club, and others. I+B provides specialized sales and marketing, data analytics and account management services to its clients and has a strong reputation for pioneering new products and leveraging data insights to strategically align brands’ product roadmaps, pricing, and strategies to match retailers’ needs. For more information on I+B, please visit www.infinityworlds.com and www.belmontpartnersinc.com

About Northstar Capital

Northstar Capital is an investment management company with offices in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Fargo, North Dakota. Northstar specializes in junior capital investments and equity co-investments in middle-market companies. Since inception, Northstar has partnered with more than 140 companies and raised nearly $2 billion in capital. For more information, please visit www.northstarcapital.com.

About Clearview Capital

Clearview Capital, L.P. is a private investment firm specializing in control and non-control investments of North American companies with operating profits of $4 – $20 million. Since the firm’s founding in 1999 by Jim Andersen, Calvin Neider and Pete Doolittle, Clearview has single-mindedly remained dedicated to investing in and supporting the development of lower middle market companies. Working collaboratively with portfolio company management teams, Clearview provides targeted strategic and operational assistance, as well as capital, to fuel organic and acquisition growth initiatives. For more information, please visit www. clearviewcap.com.