Graycliff Invests in Talon Innovations

Graycliff Invests in Talon Innovations

talon nfGraycliff Partners has made an investment in Talon Innovations, a designer and manufacturer of machined products.

Talon Innovations is a designer and manufacturer of machined products to the semiconductor industry. Products include gas delivery systems, face seal fittings, stainless steel weld fittings, diaphragm valves and custom weldments. The company also has engineering and manufacturing capabilities to serve the medical contract manufacturing, oil and gas, aerospace and other industries. Talon is based in Sauk Rapids, MN (

“We are pleased to partner with a world class innovator like Talon,” said Duke Punhong, Principal, Graycliff Partners. “Graycliff has a long history of investing in industrial manufacturers and partnering with management to drive growth and we look forward to working with a recognized market leader with a history of excellence. We believe Graycliff will be a value-added partner to further Talon’s dedication to delivering superior machined solutions and customer service.”

Graycliff Partners invests from $5 million to $25 million of equity and mezzanine capital in companies with revenues of at least $10 million and EBITDA margins of 10% or higher. Sectors of interest include manufacturing, services and distribution. Both control and minority investments are considered. The firm was formed in December 2011 by the former investment team of HSBC Capital. Graycliff Partners is headquartered in New York with an additional office in São Paulo (

“We are extremely pleased to be working with the Graycliff Partners team. Our shared commitment to build on the demonstrated accomplishments of Talon’s diverse capabilities and our focus on delivering high-value solutions to our customers will drive continued success,” said Greg Olson, Chief Executive Officer of Talon Innovations.

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