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Tailwind has a distinct and thematically focused investment strategy in the U.S. middle market.

We invest in companies in three core sub-sectors where we possess differentiated experience and resources and where there are compelling trends and the opportunity to implement our unique Accelerate Change growth strategy.

    Infrastructure Services

    Supply Chain

    IT Services

Investment Criteria

  • $25-200M+Equity Investments
  • $500M+Enterprise Value
  • $10-50M+ EBITDA

Tailwind works with management to Accelerate Change, our clearly defined, operationally intensive approach to portfolio company growth.

We don’t micro-manage our companies, rather we only partner with teams who value our sector expertise and who share our approach to creating value. Tailwind’s differentiated set of operational resources are aligned with each element of this strategy, helping to drive transformative company growth.

How we Accelerate Change

  • Talent
    Tailwind works to expand management teams, as well as assess and develop HR processes and recruitment strategies.
  • Technology
    We leverage modern technologies and supply chain tools to digitize portfolio companies.
  • Transformative M&A
    By building our portfolio companies’ in-house M&A capabilities, we scale businesses through accretive add-on acquisitions that can materially increase geographic reach, customer base, and product or service offerings.