Tailwind Acquires ArrowStream

Technology & Services

Tailwind acquisition of ArrowStream, a portfolio company of Diversis


Tailwind Capital (“Tailwind”) has acquired ArrowStream (the “Company”), a portfolio company of Diversis Capital (“Diversis”). The terms of the transaction have not been disclosed.

Baird served as financial advisor to Tailwind Capital on this transaction.


Tailwind Capital is a middle-market private equity firm focused on growth-oriented investments in targeted sectors within industrials, technology & business services and healthcare. Tailwind partners with experienced management teams and entrepreneurs to transform businesses through organic growth initiatives, acquisitions, and operational and strategic investments. Since 2003, Tailwind has managed $3.7 billion of committed equity capital, and has invested in 44 portfolio companies and over 120 add-on acquisitions. Tailwind is headquartered in New York, New York.

ArrowStream is the leader in end-to-end supply chain management software for the foodservice industry, helping clients capitalize on data to improve their business. The Company serves thousands of chain restaurant operators, distributors and suppliers with a single integrated network of applications and industry data, providing unmatched levels of transparency, control and actionable insight to protect their clients' brands, mitigate risks and optimize profitability. Founded in 2000, ArrowStream's market-leading supply chain technology connects over 250 restaurant chains, 1,000 distributor locations and 8,000 suppliers on a single platform for collaboration. ArrowStream is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

Diversis Capital is a software and technology-focused private equity fund that invests in lower middle-market companies. Since 2013, Diversis has invested primarily in software and technology-enabled organizations led by teams looking for a partner to help accelerate growth and create market leaders. Diversis is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.
Technology & Services

Tailwind acquisition of ArrowStream, a portfolio company of Diversis

December 2020
Tailwind Capital
M&A - Buyside
Technology & Services
Target Geography
North America
Acquiror Geography
North America