Davis Polk advised Tailwind Capital on its acquisition of HMT LLC from Berkshire Partners.

Tailwind Capital is a leading middle market private equity firm focused on growth-oriented investments in targeted sectors within health care, business services and industrial services. Based in The Woodlands, Texas, HMT provides inspection, construction and repair and maintenance services.

The Davis Polk corporate team included partner Leonard Kreynin and associates Albert Zhu and Theodore A. Weisman. Partner Rachel D. Kleinberg provided tax advice. Counsel David A. Zilberberg provided environmental advice. Counsel Michelle Ontiveros Gross provided intellectual property and technology advice. Partner Veronica M. Wissel and associate Timothy John Durbin provided executive compensation advice. Partner J.W. Perry and associate Welton E. Blount provided credit advice. Members of the Davis Polk team are based in the New York and Northern California offices.