MERIDIAN CAPITAL ADVISES BERG COMPANIES IN SALE TO HDT GLOBAL

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE // SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
    Meridian Capital Meridian Capital LLC, a Seattle-based middle market corporate finance and M&A advisory firm is excited to announce the successful sale of its client, Berg Companies Inc. (“Berg”), to HDT Global (“HDT”, a portfolio company of Charlesbank Capital Partners, LLC). Meridian Capital served as the exclusive financial advisor to Berg on the transaction.

    Founded in 1883 and headquartered in Spokane, Washington, Berg is a leading provider of hard-wall and soft-wall remote camp solutions for military and commercial applications across the globe. The Company has developed a strong track record of multi-year government program execution and a reputation for specialized product development, which have fostered collaborative relationships with key customers and military procurement offices.

    Over its 135-year history, the Company’s best-in-class engineering capabilities and deep commitment to the end users of the product have positioned it as a leader in the industry.

    Don Myers, President and CEO of Berg, shared: “Meridian Capital was instrumental in helping us reach a successful outcome. The team’s long-term approach and deep understanding of the dynamics within the government contracting and defense industries played a vital role in driving the transaction to close. We look forward to the next chapter with HDT.”

    Brian Murphy, President and Managing Director at Meridian Capital, stated: “Meridian has had the pleasure of working with the Berg team over the past several years providing strategic advice and serving as a sounding board for the shareholders. We’re proud to have represented the Company and are excited about the new opportunities offered through the combination with HDT.”

    This transaction represents continued momentum for Meridian Capital’s Aerospace and Defense and Diversified Industrials teams. Other recent transactions include MetalFX, Allpak Container, Apollo Technologies, Thortex, Smith & Greene Company, and Blast Deflectors, Inc.

    ABOUT HDT

    Headquartered in Solon, Ohio, USA, HDT Global is widely recognized for its industry-leading production of state-of-the-art, fully integrated expeditionary solutions, including shelters, generators, heaters, air filtration devices, robotics and other engineered technologies, currently used by U.S. and allied military units worldwide, as well as civilian government and commercial customers.

    For additional information, please contact one of the members of the transaction team:

    Brian Murphy
    President and Managing Director
    bmurphy@meridianllc.com
    (206) 224-6156
    Bruce Pym
    Managing Director
    bpym@meridianllc.com
    (206) 224-6158
    Kristin Brandtner
    Senior Vice President
    kbrandtner@meridianllc.com
    (206) 453-6817
    Benton Sturt
    Senior Associate
    bsturt@meridianllc.com
    (206) 244-6159

    ABOUT MERIDIAN CAPITAL

    Meridian Capital, a Seattle-based M&A advisory firm, has served as a trusted advisor to business owners on complex corporate finance, M&A and strategic challenges for over 20 years. The firm differentiates itself through its deep industry insights, highly customized service approach, and end-to-end commitment to execution. With a unique combination of financial, transactional and operation professionals on your side, Meridian offers the depth and breadth of experience required to serve leading middle market companies in multiple sectors including aerospace, consumer, diversified industrials, food and beverage, manufacturing, and technology. Meridian also offers clients unparalleled cross-border capabilities through its Global M&A Partners network.