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Our difference

Meridian has served as a trusted advisor to business owners of leading middle market companies on complex corporate finance, M&A and strategic challenges for over 20 years.  We are committed to helping our clients achieve exceptional results. With a unique combination of financial, transaction and operational professionals on your side, you know you are getting the return you have earned.

Deep Industry Insights

Meridian’s dedicated industry teams and thought leadership across the consumer products, aerospace, tech-enabled business services and healthcare sectors arm our clients with knowledge of the latest industry dynamics, valuation trends and investor preferences.

Tailored Service, Strategic Execution

We understand that each business owner faces unique challenges that require customized solutions.  Meridian tailors each engagement to the specific needs of our clients.  Meridian’s success is driven by its end-to-end commitment to execution.

200+ Transactions closed by Meridian professionals.
92% Transactions closed at or above initial valuation.

Team Expertise

Meridian’s team consists of seasoned professionals with backgrounds across a variety of disciplines, including finance, operations, tax, accounting and legal.  We provide clients with the expertise and senior-level attention required to attain the optimal solution.

Insights

Areas of expertise

Consumer Products

  • Children’s Products
  • Food & Beverage
  • Footwear & Apparel
  • Gift & Accessories
  • Housewares
  • Outdoor & Recreational Products
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Aerospace

  • Precision Machining and Fabrication
  • Subassemblies
  • Consulting, Engineering & Design Services
  • Avionics
  • Automation & Tooling
  • Finishing Processing & Manufacturing Support
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Technology

  • Data Center & Cloud Solutions
  • Consulting & Staffing
  • IT Infrastructure
  • Tech-Enabled Business Services
  • Digital Media & Marketing
  • Telecommunications
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Industrials

  • Building Materials
  • Industrial Distribution
  • Transportation
  • Logistics
  • Specialty Chemicals & Materials
  • Industrial Services
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Healthcare

  • Healthcare Services
  • Medical Devices
  • Equipment & Supplies
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Biotechnology
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Manufacturing

  • Electronics
  • Engineered Components & Systems
  • Equipment
  • Plastics
  • Precision Manufacturing & Fabrication
  • Test & Measurement
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Recent deals

Recapitalized

Tedder Industries LLC

Founded in 2010, and headquartered in Post Falls, ID, Tedder Industries offers a collection of revolutionary, innovative products for firearm enthusiasts globally.

Transaction Description

Tedder Industries LLC has successfully recapitalized with Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE:MAIN), a publicly-traded investment firm based in Houston, TX, that provides long-term debt and equity capital to middle market companies.

Industry Sector

Consumer

Target Country

US

Buyer Country

US

Client Location

Post Falls, ID

Transaction Type

Growth Equity and Capital Raises

Bruce Pym
Contact

Bruce Pym

t: (206) 224-6158
e: bpym@meridianllc.com email

Brian Murphy
Contact

Brian Murphy

t: (206) 224-6156
e: bmurphy@meridianllc.com email

Contact

Benton Sturt

t: 206-224-6159
e: bsturt@meridianllc.com email

Acquired by

Xtreme Consulting Group, Inc.

Xtreme Consulting Group is an IT solutions consulting and staffing firm based in the Pacific Northwest.
Transaction Description

Xtreme Consulting Group has been acquired by Digital Intelligence Systems, LLC, a global staffing, IT consulting & managed services firm with more than 33 offices worldwide.

Industry Sector

Technology

Target Country

US

Buyer Country

US

Client Location

Seattle, WA

Transaction Type

Mergers and Acquisitions

Acquired by

Silicon Mechancis, Inc.

Silicon Mechanics, founded in 2001, is a leading systems integrator and custom design manufacturer of servers, storage, and high-performance computing technologies.

Transaction Description

Silicon Mechanics Inc. has been acquired by Source Code Corporation, a leader in dedicated server appliance manufacturing, headquartered out of Massachusetts. Meridian Capital served as the exclusive financial advisor to the Company.

Industry Sector

Technology

Target Country

US

Buyer Country

US

Client Location

Bothell, WA

Transaction Type

Mergers and Acquisitions

Recapitalized

Jacob Ash Holdings Inc

Founded in 1930, Jacob Ash Holdings is a privately held company with an established board of directors since 2004, servicing the cold weather market. In 2014, Jacob Ash acquired Emanuel Geraldo, a 30-year leader in women’s cold weather and fashion accessories. The company produces and sells apparel and accessories such as hunting gloves, head and rain wear, backpacks, waders, fishing vests, dress, ski and sports gloves, sweaters and casual apparel. Jacob Ash Holdings serves customers throughout North America.

Transaction Description

The recapitalization provided Jacob Ash Holdings with fresh capital to support the growth objectives and strategic initiative of management and the financial sponsor group.

Industry Sector

Consumer

Target Country

US

Buyer Country

US

Client Location

Pittsburgh, PA

Transaction Type

Growth Equity and Capital Raises

Received Growth Capital

Ellenos

Ellenos is a cult-favorite premium Greek yogurt that started its brand in Pike Place Market five years ago by way of Australia, via Canada.

Transaction Description

Received growth capital from Monogram Capital Partners, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm focused on building consumer and retail brands

Industry Sector

Consumer

Target Country

US

Buyer Country

US

Client Location

Seattle, WA

Transaction Type

Growth Equity and Capital Raises

Acquired by

Blast Deflectors, Inc. (BDI)

Blast Deflectors, Inc. is the leading provider of jet blast deflectors (“JBD”) and ground run-up enclosures (“GRE”) to airports globally.

Transaction Description

Acquired by by Hanover Partners in partnership with Greyrock Capital Group and Northstar Capital

Industry Sector

Industrials, Aerospace

Target Country

Buyer Country

US

Client Location

Reno, Nevada

Transaction Type

Mergers and Acquisitions

Brian Murphy
Contact

Brian Murphy

t: (206) 224-6156
e: bmurphy@meridianllc.com email

Bruce Pym
Contact

Bruce Pym

t: (206) 224-6158
e: bpym@meridianllc.com email

Contact

Benton Sturt

t: 206-224-6159
e: bsturt@meridianllc.com email

Contact

Joe Hiefield

t: (206) 529-4200
e: jhiefield@meridianllc.com email

Acquired by

AD Systems

AD Systems is a top designer and manufacturer of high-performance interior and storefront door systems, specializing in sliding and acoustic solutions for the healthcare and commercial markets.

Transaction Description

Acquired by Allegion plc (NYSE: ALLE), a global security products and solutions provider.

Industry Sector

Construction Materials & Building Products, Manufacturing

Target Country

US

Buyer Country

Ireland

Client Location

Everett, WA

Transaction Type

Mergers and Acquisitions

Acquired by

Smith and Greene

Smith and Greene is a leading Northwest distributor of food service equipment and supplies.

Transaction Description

Smith & Greene Company was acquired by Edward Don & Company (“DON”), a portfolio company of Vestar Capital Partners.

Industry Sector

Business Services

Target Country

US

Buyer Country

US

Client Location

Kent, WA

Transaction Type

Mergers and Acquisitions

Brian Murphy
Contact

Brian Murphy

t: (206) 224-6156
e: bmurphy@meridianllc.com email

Contact

Benton Sturt

t: 206-224-6159
e: bsturt@meridianllc.com email

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An evening with Maureen Chiquet, former CEO of Chanel

Meridian Capital LLC and BNY Mellon Wealth Management are proud to welcome Maureen Chiquet, former CEO of Chanel, to Seattle for this premier networking and leadership event with a dedicated advocate for women’s advancement and success.

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