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Aircast
MANUFACTURER OF ORTHOPEDIC DEVICES


Summit, NJ

Aircast manufactures orthopedic bracing devices for the functional management of joint injuries, bone fractures and edema, as well as a line of vascular systems. The company's core product, used in the treatment of ankle sprains, employes a duplex aircell system that provides graduated compression to the injured area. In April 2006, Tailwind sold Aircast to dj Orthopedics.
Apex Companies
ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES AND CONSULTING


Rockville, MD

www.apexcos.com

Apex Companies is a national environmental services firm serving private and public sector clients. Apex has expertise in specialty environmental services such as stormwater, wastewater, air quality, industrial hygiene, remediation, and restoration. The company serves clients in multiple end markets including industrial, retail, energy, and real estate. Apex was founded in 1988 and employs approximately 500 professionals, including hydro-geologists, geologists, environmental scientists, and engineers.

Archway Marketing Services
MARKETING MANAGEMENT AND LOGISTICS SOLUTIONS


Rogers, MN

www.archway.com

Archway is a leading 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. In July 2012, Tailwind sold Archway to Investcorp.

Brawler Industries
ENERGY SERVICES


Midland, TX

www.brawler.com

Brawler Industries is a manufacturer and value-added distributor of engineered plastic products used for environmental and fluid management applications in the energy industry. The company produces, converts, and sells custom-sized liners, tarps, and covers used predominantly in oil and gas exploration and production as protective barriers that contain water and separate return drilling fluids.

Cumberland
HEALTHCARE IT CONSULTING


Franklin, TN

www.cumberlandcg.com

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, revenue cycle management and clinical systems. The company also provides contract lifecycle management, commercial contracting, government contracting, and spend management services to pharmaceutical manufacturers and other life sciences clients.

Diamondback Drugs
VETERINARY COMPOUNDING PHARMACY


Scottsdale, AZ

www.diamondbackdrugs.com

Diamondback Drugs is a veterinary compounding pharmacy that distributes pharmaceutical products to individual pet owners, and veterinary offices and clinics. The company's state-of-the-art compounding facility allows Diamondback to provide a broad pharmaceutical offering, ranging from anti-infectives and ophthalmic preparations to cancer treatment solutions. Located in Scottsdale, Arizona, Diamondback has 100 employees (including 15 pharmacists) serving patients in 50 states, as well as Canada and Mexico.
Freedom Innovations
MANUFACTURER OF PROSTHETICS


Irvine, CA

www.freedom-innovations.com

Freedom Innovations designs and manufactures technologically advanced lower-limb prosthetic devices. Freedom's products, which target the active segment of the amputee population, include multiple lines of carbon fiber feet and a microprocessor-controlled knee. The company's focus on research and development enables it to regularly introduce new products that provide increased functionality and value to its customers. In February 2012, Tailwind sold Freedom to Health Evolution Partners.
Hamilton State Bancshares
COMMUNITY BANK ACQUISITION PLATFORM


Hoschton, GA

www.hamiltonstatebank.com

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. Hamilton is based in Hoschton, Georgia (approximately 50 miles north of Atlanta). Tailwind’s anchor investment in Hamilton was part of a $232 million capital raise that included a second anchor investor (Angelo, Gordon) and other institutional and non-institutional investors. Since the Tailwind investment, Hamilton has completed six acquisitions and grown its assets from $246 million to $1.7 billion.
Lieberman Research Worldwide
RESEARCH AND DATA ANALYTICS


Los Angeles, CA

www.lrwonline.com/

Lieberman Research Worldwide (LRW) is a leading provider of consultative market research, data analytics, and data collection services to a broad range of Fortune 500 clients. Founded in 1973, LRW provides a consultative, highly analytical approach to market research and data collection in order to generate actionable business insights for its customers.

Long’s Drugs
SPECIALTY PHARMACY


Columbia, SC

www.longsrx.com

Long's Drugs is a specialized pharmacy services provider with 21 locations in South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia. Founded in 1968 as a traditional retail pharmacy, Long's has leveraged its retail footprint to grow a specialty and 340B contract pharmacy business which serves patients with chronic illnesses and complex medical conditions such as HIV/AIDS. In addition, Long's has worked to develop relationships with mental health and long-term care facilities in its current geographies, creating additional lines of business and new avenues for the company to provide pharmacy services.
Nsight
COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES


Green Bay, WI

www.nsight.com

Nsight is a regional telecommunications business based in Green Bay, Wisconsin with an operating history of more than one hundred years. Nsight provides over 300,000 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.
Oceus Networks
COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS INTEGRATOR


Reston, VA

www.oceusnetworks.com

Oceus Networks delivers communications solutions primarily to the U.S. government. Oceus provides its customers with commercial networking and telecommunications equipment, including fixed and wireless broadband products, communication facilities survey, design and construction and both classified and unclassified professional services and customer support. Oceus is a systems integration company focused on the specialized communications needs of the U.S. Department of Defense and the intelligence community. Oceus offers its customers communications solutions leveraging commercial technology as the solutions' core, supplemented with Oceus engineering and third-party software and technology.

Optimal Solutions Integration
SAP CONSULTING AND STAFFING


Irving, TX

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. The company offers a comprehensive array of software solutions through a proven delivery model that incorporates expert consulting capabilities. In December 2013, Tailwind sold Optimal to NTT Data.
ReTrans
THIRD PARTY LOGISTICS


Memphis, TN

www.re-trans.com

ReTrans is a non-asset based provider of third-party logistics services, 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. ReTrans serves more than 2,000 customers in a wide range of industries, providing solutions for timely and cost-effective shipping and supply chain management. ReTrans' non-asset based business model affords the flexibility to provide these clients with access to transportation from more than 5,000 carriers across a range of modes (rail, truckload, and less-than-truckload) without the conflict of having to manage its own fleet capacity. 

SDI Health
HEALTHCARE DATA AND ANALYTICS


Plymouth Meeting, PA

SDI Health is a leading provider of data integration, custom analytics and reporting of patient-level data to the healthcare industry. SDI provides a wide range of healthcare informatics and market research to pharmaceutical, consumer products and other healthcare-related companies and government organizations. In October 2011, Tailwind sold SDI to IMS Health.
TowerCo 2013
WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS TOWERS


Cary, NC

www.towerco.com/simplicityfound/

TowerCo 2013 develops and owns wireless communications towers and leases the towers' capacity to communications service providers. Based in Cary, North Carolina, TowerCo 2013 has grown its portfolio to 315 towers and 64 third-party ground rights through acquisitions and build-to-suit arrangements since its founding in October 2012. In addition to leasing towers, the company also markets and manages third-party towers for regional carriers. TowerCo 2013 is the third time Tailwind has partnered with the TowerCo management team.
Transit Wireless
WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS INFRASTRUCTURE


Long Island City, NY

www.transitwireless.com

Transit Wireless has the exclusive right to build and operate a Distributed Antenna System network in New York City's 277 underground subway stations. Transit Wireless currently provides service in 112 stations throughout New York City and expects to build out the remaining stations over the next few years. 
Trover Solutions
HEALTHCARE INSURANCE SERVICES


Louisville, KY

www.troversolutions.com

Trover Solutions is a leading provider of outsourced insurance subrogation, claims recovery and cost containment services. The company sells its products and services to the insurance industry, primarily for healthcare and property and casualty payors. Trover's principal focus is subrogation, which involves the identification, investigation and recovery of accident-related medical benefit payments made by its insurance company clients. The company's other medical claims recovery services include medical provider bill auditing, recovery of overpayments and other payment errors and coordination of benefits. In December 2010, Tailwind sold Trover to ABRY Partners. 

VersaPharm
GENERIC PHARMACEUTICALS


Marietta, GA

VersaPharm is a leading provider of specialty generic pharmaceuticals to niche markets in the United States. The company focuses on tuberculosis and other infectious diseases, bleeding disorders, central nervous system diseases, and acne. In November 2008, VersaPharm acquired select pharmaceutical products and the research and development operations of Allan Holdings. The acquisition increased VersaPharm's product pipeline and enhanced its internal capabilities to develop and commercialize its drug pipeline. In August 2012, Tailwind sold VersaPharm to Akorn. 



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