Tailwind buys National HME

Tailwind Capital has acquired Texas-based National HME, a provider of medical equipment management solutions for hospices. No financial terms were disclosed.


New York – July 2015 – Tailwind Capital, a leading middle market private equity firm investing in growth-oriented companies in healthcare, business and communications services, announced the acquisition of National HME, Inc. (“NHME”). NHME is the largest provider of outsourced medical equipment management solutions to the hospice market.

In addition to managing the challenging logistics of delivering medical equipment to the site of care, NHME’s technology provides its clients with consolidated ordering and invoicing as well as data on utilization, cost trends and network management for reporting and analytics. Based in Dallas, Texas, NHME provides services to over 225 agencies operating in 35 states.

Geoff Raker, partner at Tailwind, said, “Tailwind is excited to partner with NHME to continue providing this high-quality service to the growing hospice end market. We believe there are substantial growth opportunities for the company – through both organic initiatives and add-on acquisitions. We look forward to working closely with NHME’s top-tier management team to drive future growth.”

For more information about National HME, visit http://www.nationalhme.com.

Tailwind was represented by CoveView Advisors, LLC and Goodwin Procter LLP.

About Tailwind Capital:
Tailwind Capital is a leading private equity firm focused on growth-oriented investments in the lower end of the middle market in the healthcare, business and communications services sectors in North America. Tailwind partners with experienced management teams and entrepreneurs to transform businesses through organic growth initiatives, acquisitions, and operational and strategic improvements. Since its founding in 2003, Tailwind and its portfolio companies have completed more than 65 acquisitions. The firm currently manages over $2 billion of committed equity capital.