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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

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

Received Growth Capital

nutpods

Transaction Description

Green Grass Foods, DBA nutpods, has received Series B growth financing from CircleUp Growth Partners. Meridian served as financial advisor to nutpods and its founders in the transaction with CircleUp Growth Partners.

Industry Sector

Consumer

Target Country

US

Buyer Country

US

Client Location

Bellevue, WA

Transaction Type

Growth Equity and Capital Raises

Acquired by

BTI

BTI is an inventor of rapid bio-detection technology.

Transaction Description

Purchased by NYSE listed company.

Industry Sector

Healthcare & Life Sciences, Technology

Target Country

US

Buyer Country

US

Client Location

Bozeman, MT

Transaction Type

Mergers and Acquisitions

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

Aquired by

Thortex

Thortex is a leading manufacturer of orthopedic implants and medical instruments.

Transaction Description

Purchased by Avalign Technologies, a full-service precision manufacturer of implants and instruments, specialty instrumentation, cutting tools, and delivery systems to the orthopedic medical device and specialty surgical markets.

Industry Sector

Healthcare & Life Sciences, Aerospace, Manufacturing

Target Country

US

Buyer Country

US

Client Location

Portland, Oregon

Transaction Type

Mergers and Acquisitions

Acquired by

Apollo Video Technology LLC

Apollo, established in 2004 by Rodell Notbohm and Ying Chang with headquarters in Bothell, Washington, is a leading manufacturer of video surveillance, fleet, and information management solutions.

Transaction Description

Meridian served as the exclusive financial advisor to Apollo and its shareholders in the transaction with Luminator Technology Group, a portfolio company of Audax Private Equity.

Industry Sector

Aerospace, Technology

Target Country

US

Buyer Country

US

Client Location

Washington

Transaction Type

Mergers and Acquisitions

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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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