Meridian Capital President & Managing Director, Brian Murphy, presented at the 4th Annual Midlands Aerospace Alliance Conference held in Coventry, United Kingdom.
Mr. Murphy’s presentation focused on Transatlantic M&A trends and transaction activity. In particular, this discussion addressed how European and North American aerospace participants can capitalize on current global industry dynamics to capitalize on existing growth and/or liquidity goals.
Fellow presenters at the 2016 Midlands Aerospace Conference included Airbus Group UK President, Paul Khan; Rolls-Royce Executive Vice President, Rosie Toogood; GE Aviation Mechanical Systems Business Leader, Oliver Towers as well as other aerospace industry leaders and experts.
Mr. Murphy spoke at the conference on behalf of Meridian Capital and Global M&A Partners, a global partnership of 35 investments banks focused on middle-market M&A advisory services. GM&A Partners’ Aerospace Sector Team is a leading global coverage group with active partners from North America, Europe and Asia. In addition to offering aerospace industry focused investment banking professionals throughout globe, the Sector Team includes Noel Forgeard, former CEO and Chairman of AIRBUS, and Clive Snowdon, former Executive Chairman of Shimtech Industries Group.
“The conference represented a tremendous opportunity to gain better insight on the European-based supply chain and how its local PE and strategic investors think about M&A opportunities,” Mr. Murphy commented. “There was a tremendous appetite from the participants on Transatlantic M&A dynamics and the impact on their respective strategic initiatives.”