Sale to Tailwind Capital Partners

Technology & Services
Sale to Tailwind Capital Partners


Baird served as the exclusive financial advisor to Apex Companies, LLC


Apex Companies, LLC (“Apex” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Blue Point Capital Partners, was recently acquired by Tailwind Capital Partners. Financial terms of the transaction will not be disclosed.

Apex is a leading national water resources and environmental services firm dedicated to providing private and public sector clients with full-service, single-source solutions for routine and complex projects. Clients depend on the Company to consistently provide the technical expertise and solutions requisite in the industry while differentiating itself with a quick response time, professional performance, high-quality results and cost efficiency. Apex was founded in 1988 and currently employs approximately 300 professionals including hydro-geologists, geologists, environmental scientists and engineers. Apex professionals are deployed across a network of 24 offices throughout the United States.

Blue Point, with offices in Charlotte, Cleveland, Seattle and Shanghai, is one of the largest and most active resident middle market private equity firms in each of its target markets and focuses principally on investments in manufacturing, distribution and service businesses that primarily address commercial and industrial markets. Blue Point seeks to invest $10 million to $50 million of equity capital in middle market companies generating revenue of $25 million to $250 million and earnings before interest and taxes greater than $5 million.

Tailwind Capital Partners is a private equity firm specializing in investments in middle market companies. The firm typically invests in companies operating in the healthcare, media, communications, and business services sectors. It seeks to invest between $25 million and $100 million of equity in companies with total enterprise value between $50 million and $250 million.

For additional information about this transaction, please contact:

Peter Kies (414) 765-7262
John Lanza (414) 298-7669
Jeff Seaman (312) 609-4687
Hubble Hausman (414) 298-5018
Technology & Services
Sale to Tailwind Capital Partners
December 2010
Apex Companies, LLC
Technology & Services
Target Geography
North America
Acquiror Geography
North America