We are advising Tailwind Capital on the investment

Davis Polk is advising Tailwind Capital Group, LLC in connection with its investment into GrayMatter Systems. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Tailwind Capital is a private equity firm with a sector-focused approach to investing in U.S. lower middle market services companies within infrastructure services, supply chain and IT services.

Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, GrayMatter is a provider of technical engineering services to solve complex automation-related problems within industrial and infrastructure environments.

The Davis Polk corporate team includes partner Darren M. Schweiger, counsel Brian L. Friedman and associates Sharanjit Kaur Sandhu and Jeff Wu. The sponsor finance team includes partner J.W. Perry, counsel Welton E. Blount and associate Bailey Miller. Partner Adam Kaminsky is providing executive compensation advice. Partner Ethan R. Goldman is providing tax advice. Partner Pritesh P. Shah is providing intellectual property advice. Members of the Davis Polk team are based in the New York and Washington DC offices.