New York – May 2019
– Tailwind Capital (“Tailwind”), a middle market private equity firm investing in targeted sectors within healthcare, business services and industrial services, announced that Chee-Wei Wong has joined the firm as a Managing Director, focused on technology and business services investments.
Prior to joining Tailwind, Chee-Wei spent almost 10 years at EQT Partners, where he most recently served as a Senior Director. At EQT Partners, Chee-Wei helped build the firm’s U.S. middle market strategy, where he was focused on deal sourcing, execution and portfolio management within business services and technology services. Chee-Wei began his career as a consultant at Bain & Company. He holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the National University of Singapore.
Larry Sorrel, Managing Partner at Tailwind, commented, “Chee-Wei brings significant sector and transaction experience within the middle market and will be a great addition to our technology and business services practice. He is joining Tailwind at an exciting time for the firm, following the recent closing of our $1.8 billion Fund III.”
Tailwind’s team of 35 professionals is led by nine partners and supported by a group of 13 operating executives. Over the last two years, Tailwind has added seven senior-level team members.
About Tailwind Capital:
Tailwind Capital is a middle market private equity firm focused on growth-oriented investments in targeted sectors within healthcare, business services and industrial services. Tailwind partners with experienced management teams and entrepreneurs to transform businesses through organic growth initiatives, acquisitions, and operational and strategic investments. Since inception, Tailwind has managed $3.6 billion of committed equity capital, and has invested in 39 portfolio companies and over 90 add-on acquisitions. For further information, please visit: www.tailwind.com