NICHE MARKETS &
FOR 50+ YEARS
Talon Group is a Detroit-based private equity & venture capital owner/operator founded in 1973.
Talon owns and manages a variety of niche companies that are typically manufacturers with $5 – $25 million of annual revenue
Our long-term investment horizon gives Talon companies and employees the stability, continuity and strategic advantages that help them thrive
Talon's experienced team has owned, operated and invested in 100+ companies across a variety of industries throughout North America, Europe and Asia
Our family business success is a product of our collaborative & entrepreneurial culture...
portfolio companies benefit from Talon's operational, financial & strategic support while maintaining the latitude to run their businesses as they know best
Today, Talon's primary focus continues to be on owning and operating quality companies for the long-term. However, we also make non-control co-investments with other private equity groups and provide venture capital to new companies, ideas and technology with break-out potential.
track record of success since 1973
culture is as important as profits
stable, long-term investor
our executives are our partners
experience IN MANY INDUSTRIES & COUNTRIES
nimble, creative and flexible
Although we have invested in many companies, industries, countries, stages & structures; we generally prefer the following...
Hyper-niche market, few competitors
Profitable; EBITDA margins > 20%
Company size: $1-5 million of free cash flow
Location: preferably in the Midwest, U.S.
Managed by a partner we know & trust
Profitable; EBITDA margins > 15%
Investment size: up to $5 million (avg $500k)
Any location or industry
Start-up or growth with break-out potential
Early stage & pre-revenue is acceptable
Investment size: up to $2 million (avg $250k)
Any location, industry or technology