INVESTING IN

QUALITY COMPANIES
NICHE MARKETS &

GOOD PEOPLE

OVER 45+ YEARS

Our Company

Talon is a diversified, Detroit-­based investment company and family business that began in 1973.  
 

  • Talon owns and operates 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 success is a product of our collaborative & entrepreneurial culture in which our executives benefit from Talon's operational, financial & strategic support while maintaining the latitude to run their companies 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. 

 

WHY TALON? 

track record
of success
since 1973
stable, long-term investor
culture is as important as profits
our executives are our partners
We've Invested
in many industries and Countries
nimble, creative and flexible
 
 

Our Criteria

Although we have invested in a variety of companies, industries, countries, stages & structures; we generally prefer the following...

Acquisitions
  • 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.

Investments
  • Managed by a partner we know & trust

  • Profitable; EBITDA margins > 15%

  • Investment size: up to $5 million (avg $500k)

  • Any location or industry

Venture Capital
  • 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

Talon Group LLC, Detroit, MI