Talents Equity

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Company Overview:

Talents Equity is an entrepreneurial private equity company run by founders and operators.

We start, invest in, and acquire industrial service-based businesses in the Southeastern United States with earnings under $2M. We grow them with a focus on leadership, stewardship, and a continual pursuit of excellence. We focus on building long-term relationships and we especially want to see employees thrive.

Our founder, Billy Van Eaton, is a former searcher that acquired a commercial landscaping company in[redacted]After growing his company successfully for 10 years, Billy launched Talents Equity in 2021 to start and acquire more companies to hold for the long-term.

Talents Equity is located in Atlanta, Georgia.

Internship Overview:

This internship will provide a close-up view of the entire search process and the workings of a micro-Private Equity company. You’ll learn about finding and acquiring lower middle market companies, especially the perspectives of independent sponsors and self-funded searchers.

The primary responsibilities revolve around deal sourcing:

  • Identifying and researching target industries
  • Building lists of target companies
  • Managing email and phone campaigns for acquisition targets
  • Researching and evaluating new tools including data sources, deal listing services and marketing tools
  • Compiling and reviewing companies’ financial statements and business models

In this internship, you will learn how to search for and evaluate a quality small business. This is great fit for someone interested in serachfunds or working in private equity.


  • Current or former undergrad or MBA (preferred)
  • Being located in Atlanta is a plus but we’re happy to have a remote intern
  • Time commitment: 10 to 40 hours per week depending on the intern's situation