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Acertus is a technology-enabled, non-asset-based third-party vehicle lifecycle solutions provider, offering a comprehensive service including Car Haul, Drive Away, Storage, Title and Registration, Compliance, Care and more for OEMs, Dealerships and Rental and Fleet Management Companies. Acertus leverages proprietary technology to provide service across the entire vehicle lifecycle.

Headquarters: St. Louis, MO
Status: Current


Apex is an environmental services firm serving private and public sector clients with expertise in specialty environmental services such as stormwater, wastewater, air quality, industrial hygiene, remediation, and restoration. Apex serves clients in multiple end markets including industrial, retail, energy, and real estate.

Headquarters: Rockville, MD
Status: Realized


ArrowStream is a leader in supply chain management visibility for the foodservice industry, enabling clients to capitalize on data to improve their supply chain operations. The company’s solutions address mission-critical challenges in brand protection, supply monitoring, profitability optimization, and sales growth enablement.

Headquarters: Chicago, IL
Status: Realized

ASC Engineered Solutions

ASC Engineered Solutions is a services and solutions provider of valves, fittings, and supports. The company provides product solutions across diverse end markets that include mechanical/HVAC, industrial, fire protection, oil and gas, commercial and residential construction, agriculture, food and chemical processing and waterworks.

Headquarters: Commerce, CA & Exeter, NH
Status: Current


Archway is a provider of outsourced marketing management and logistics solutions. Archway serves a diverse group of customers and industries including retail, food and beverage, automotive, financial services and life sciences. The company’s services address the operational components of marketing management including logistics, vendor and inventory management, fulfillment and distribution, customer care and analytics.

Headquarters: Rogers, MN
Status: Realized


AST is an implementation and managed services provider of Oracle software and systems, and  has grown from an ERP-focused Oracle systems implementation firm into a multi-pillar Oracle services firm with a growing cloud practice. The company has strong capabilities across a range of Oracle’s enterprise applications.

Headquarters: Naperville, IL
Status: Realized

Axis Portable Air

Axis Air is a portable climate control solutions company providing air conditioning, heating, and air quality equipment. The company provides the full spectrum of climate control products with just-in-time delivery to meet clients’ needs, supported by technical sales and service teams to provide project design, delivery, setup, maintenance, and retrieval.

Headquarters: Phoenix, AZ
Status: Current

Banner Solutions

Banner is a specialty distributor of mechanical door hardware products and electronic access controls. Banner’s product offering includes mechanical locks and parts, exit devices and door closures, electronic access controls and other parts and accessories.

Headquarters: Chicago, IL
Status: Current

Brawler Industries

Brawler Industries is a manufacturer and value-added distributor of engineered plastic products used for environmental and fluid management applications in the energy industry.

Headquarters: Midland, TX
Status: Realized


Brightspot provides enterprise content management system (CMS) software and services. The company’s platform enables customers to seamlessly create, edit, and publish content across various channels, including the web, intranet, and mobile devices. Brightspot serves clients across a number of end markets for a variety of use cases, including publishing, digital employee experience, digital customer experience, and ecommerce.

Headquarters: Reston, VA
Status: Current


Colony is a distributor of safety equipment, power tools and other small-ticket jobsite essentials to multiple trades of contractors serving the commercial construction and public infrastructure construction markets. The company utilizes a hub-and-spoke, route-based business model offering customers on-site delivery throughout the Northeast, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, and Southwest.

Headquarters: Orange, CT
Status: Current

Core BTS

Core BTS is an information technology solution provider which leverages Microsoft and Cisco technology to modernize business applications and maximize the value of the cloud. Core BTS delivers world-class consulting, technical expertise and managed services to clients confronting their most complex technology challenges.

Headquarters: Indianapolis, IN
Status: Realized

Cumberland Consulting Group

Cumberland is a consulting firm that provides services to healthcare providers, payors, and life sciences clients. The company’s service offerings include strategic information systems planning, software vendor evaluation and selection, workflow management, software implementation and project management services focused on electronic medical records, RCM, and clinical systems.

Headquarters: Franklin, TN
Status: Realized

Cumming Group

Cumming is a global project and cost management consulting firm. Cumming adds value and minimizes risk for owners during each stage of an existing or new building’s maintenance, renovation, construction, and/or development cycle. The company delivers customized solutions to a diverse set of customers across the education, healthcare, corporate, themed entertainment, public and retail sectors worldwide.

Headquarters: New York City, NY
Status: Current


Diversified is a provider of media technology design, consulting, engineering, and managed services to Fortune 500 corporate customers, educational institutions, broadcast facilities and large-scale performance venues. Diversified is one of the largest A/V systems integrators in the country.

Headquarters: Kenilworth, NJ
Status: Current

Hamilton State Bancshares

Hamilton State Bancshares is the bank holding company of Hamilton State Bank, a state- chartered, community bank providing commercial banking services to small and medium-sized businesses.

Headquarters: Hoschton, GA
Status: Realized


HMT is a provider of aboveground storage tank services and products. The company provides inspection, construction and repair & maintenance services complemented by a portfolio of highly engineered products, including seals, domes, and floating roofs.

Headquarters: The Woodlands, TX
Status: Current


Invafresh is a provider of fresh item management software solutions for grocery retailers. The company supports fresh food operations, including order replenishment, production planning, inventory management, and compliance with regulations.

Headquarters: Mississauga, Ontario
Status: Current


ISSA is a premier eLearning platform for the fitness and wellness industry, offering proprietary training courses and certifications to industry professionals and employers. To date, ISSA has trained more than 400,000 students and established relationships with more than 8,000 employers. ISSA is focused on developing greater access to opportunities that promote a healthier world.

Headquarters: Phoenix, AZ
Status: Current


Loenbro is a provider of specialized services to the energy, industrial, and infrastructure markets. Its range of service offerings include inspection, industrial maintenance, instrumentation and electrical, industrial insulation and coatings, pipeline construction, and other complementary specialty services.

Headquarters: Black Eagle, MT
Status: Curent


Material provides marketing and technology services, including consumer intelligence and customer experience solutions to Fortune 500 companies. Partnering with business leaders, Material helps its clients tackle their most significant challenges associated with differentiating themselves in the marketplace and building smarter, more connected customer experiences.

Headquarters: Los Angeles, CA
Status: Current


Nsight is a regional telecommunications business that provides customers in Green Bay and the surrounding rural Wisconsin markets with wireless services under the Cellcom brand name. Nsight’s remaining business consists of fiber/CLEC services, cell tower leasing and construction services, and a rural LEC that offers wireline communications to residential and small business customers.

Headquarters: Green Bay, WI
Status: Realized


NTS is an independent national provider of trench shoring and safety solutions with a broad portfolio of road plates, trench boxes, hydraulic shoring, slide rails, manholes, beams, guide frames, and sheeting.

Headquarters: Houston, TX
Status: Current

Optimal Solutions

Optimal Solutions is one of the largest pure-play SAP consulting, implementation and staffing firms in the United States. The company provides services directly to customers ranging from Fortune 1000 to middle-market companies and indirectly through leading IT service organizations.

Headquarters: Irving, TX
Status: Realized


Onix Networking Corporation (“Onix”) is a cloud IT services company enabling its customers to effectively leverage Google Cloud’s infrastructure and capabilities. The company provides advanced technical consulting and managed services solutions as part of its Google Workspace and Google Cloud practices.

Headquarters: Lakewood, OH
Status: Current


PremierXD is an integrated designer, manufacturer and logistics provider of customized merchandising displays and accessories for use in retail environments. The company offers a comprehensive range of design, engineering, manufacturing, distribution, and logistics capabilities to national and regional retailers and consumer brand companies.

Headquarters: Hauppauge, NY
Status: Realized

RANDYS Worldwide Automotive

RANDYS is a provider of highly engineered, branded automotive aftermarket drivetrain, suspension, and undercar products primarily for SUVs, trucks, and CUVs. RANDYS provides both critical, non-discretionary replacement products and vehicle enhancement products for enthusiasts. Its product offerings include differential, suspension, axle assembly, transfer case, alloy wheel, driveshaft, and transmission products.

Headquarters: Everett, WA
Status: Current


ReTrans is a non-asset based third-party logistics provider primarily focused on small to medium-sized customers. ReTrans employs a dual operating model that offers outsourced contract-based logistics management driven by dedicated account teams and integrated IT systems, as well as transaction-based freight shipping across a network of field agent offices nationwide.

Headquarters: Memphis, TN
Status: Realized

SDI Health

SDI Health is a provider of data analytics and reporting, including a wide range of healthcare informatics and market research to pharmaceutical, consumer products and other healthcare and government organizations.

Headquarters: Plymouth Meeting, PA
Status: Realized


Stratix is a provider of managed mobility services, helping companies execute their mobile strategy. Stratix offers services around the resale, procurement, provisioning, activation, deployment, and tracking of mobile devices, accessories, and Mobile Device Management software. It also provides ongoing mobility support services, including technical support, monitoring, repair, and spare pool management.

Headquarters: Norcross, GA
Status: Realized

TowerCo 2013

TowerCo 2013 develops and owns wireless communications towers and leases the towers’ capacity to communications service providers. In addition to leasing towers, the company also markets and manages third-party towers for regional carriers.

Headquarters: Cary, NC
Status: Realized

TowerCo IV

TowerCo IV develops and owns wireless communications towers and leases the towers’ capacity to communications service providers. In addition to leasing towers, the company also markets and manages third-party towers for regional carriers.

Headquarters: Cary, NC
Status: Realized

TowerCo II

TowerCo II develops and owns wireless communications towers and leases the towers’ capacity to communications service providers. In addition to leasing towers, the company also markets and manages third-party towers for regional carriers.

Headquarters: Cary, NC
Status: Realized

Ventiv Technology

Ventiv provides solutions for risk management, claims administration and policy management to enterprises and government entities. Ventiv’s software platform enables clients to manage incidents and claims, and evaluate, mitigate, and monitor risks with data analytics and reporting.

Headquarters: Atlanta, GA
Status: Current

The investments presented above represent a selection of current and past portfolio companies of Tailwind in the strategies and industry sub-sectors in which Tailwind currently seeks to invest.
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