Smith-Cooper International and Tailwind Capital Group

November 2017

Madison Capital Funding closed a $147,000,000 senior debt facility to support the Leveraged Buyout of Smith-Cooper International, Inc. by Tailwind Capital Group, LLC the lender announced. Madison Capital Funding served as the Joint Lead Arranger and Administrative Agent.  Further terms were not disclosed.

Smith-Cooper International, Inc. is a master distributor of pipes, valves, and fittings that are used in a variety of end markets.

Founded in 2001, Madison Capital Funding is a market leader in supporting middle market private equity sponsors with cash-flow based corporate finance products. Since inception, Madison Capital Funding has invested $27.0 billion in over 1,020 middle market transactions with more than 275 private equity sponsors.

The loan discussed does not represent an account’s entire portfolio and in the aggregate, may represent only a small percentage of an account’s portfolio holdings. A complete list of all holdings is available upon request; please contact It should not be assumed that recommendations made in the future will be profitable or will equal the performance of the loans mentioned herein. MCF #1758506