Tailwind Capital, a private equity firm focused on growing companies in the healthcare, business services, and media/communications sectors of the middle market, announced today that it has completed an investment in SDI Health (“SDI”). SDI is a leading healthcare analytics provider based in Plymouth Meeting, PA. Tailwind joins founder Andrew Kress and Philadelphia-based LLR Partners as investors in the Company.
“We look forward to working with Tailwind and LLR to build the foremost healthcare information and services company,” said Andrew Kress, CEO of SDI. “Tailwind’s expertise and experience in working with growth businesses in the healthcare and business services industries will be invaluable as we continue to broaden our industry coverage and expand the breadth and depth of data and services we provide our clients.”
SDI is the leader in healthcare data integration, custom analytics, and reporting of patient-level data including de-identified, longitudinal patient-level information. The Company provides a wide range of near real-time healthcare informatics and market research to its clients, which include all of the top 50 pharmaceutical/biopharmaceutical manufacturers, medical and surgical device manufacturers, retailers and manufacturers of consumer packaged goods, the federal government, financial institutions, media groups, and other top healthcare companies.
“SDI is well-positioned to benefit from the changes in healthcare over the next decade, building on its strong market position collecting, analyzing and evaluating complex data on behalf of pharmaceutical, healthcare, and government clients. We are pleased to have the opportunity to provide capital for future growth and expansion by investing with SDI and its founders,” said Douglas Karp, Managing Partner of Tailwind Capital and Howard Ross, Partner of LLR Partners.