Acquisition Criteria

Keeping Company with Good Companies

Tailwind Technologies Inc has a defined set of characteristics that determines which companies best meet our acquisition criteria.

Type: Value added manufacturing companies Company Size:

  • Annual sales from $20 to $75 million
  • EBITDA margin > 15%

Ownership: Tailwind acquires majority ownership Company Characteristics:

  • Experienced, capable management team
  • Preference for non-union
  • Location preference is North America

Industries of Particular Interest: (SIC Prefixes 30, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38)

  • Metal cutting and machining
  • Aircraft components
  • Fabricated metal products

Avoided Situations: Tailwind will not consider:

  • Start-ups
  • Bankruptcy/Turnarounds
  • Investments that will not lead to majority ownership