Meridian Capital Adds Matt Rechtin as Managing Director
Published May 23, 2023
Meridian Capital Adds Matt Rechtin as Managing Director Joining Meridian’s Expanding Technology, Telecom, and Tech-Enabled Services Team
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON – May 23, 2023 – Meridian Capital LLC (“Meridian”), a leading independent middle market M&A advisory firm, is pleased to announce the addition of Matt Rechtin as Managing Director within our Technology, Telecom, and Tech-Enabled Services team. Matt is based in San Francisco, and will work collectively with Meridian’s team in Seattle, Salt Lake City, and Portland, OR.
The addition of Matt, and the added presence in San Francisco, further deepens Meridian’s sub-sector coverage and strengthens the firm’s ability to serve technology clients across the U.S. and internationally. “We are excited for Matt to join our team at Meridian. He brings a tremendous background of serving clients across the technology sector. Matt’s addition demonstrates Meridian’s continued investment in our growth, industry expertise, and geographic coverage of key markets,” said Brian Murphy, President, and Managing Director at Meridian Capital.
Matt has over 14 years of experience serving middle market clients in M&A. Over the course of his career as an investment banker, Matt has advised clients across an assortment of sub-industries within tech including software, internet, hardware, systems, and semiconductors. He has successfully advised U.S. and international public companies and privately held businesses and entrepreneurs on a variety of sell-side and buy-side, recapitalization, growth equity, and strategic advisory assignments up to $100B in value. Prior to joining Meridian, Matt led the U.S. software investment banking practice at EY in San Francisco and worked as an investment banker in the technology practices at Wells Fargo, Lazard, and RBC Capital Markets in San Francisco.
“Joining Meridian Capital’s platform is extremely exciting because of its strong reputation for servicing clients and the opportunity to build upon its tremendous track record in technology. I look forward to collaborating with and helping build the team as we continue to deliver for our technology clients in the U.S. and internationally,” said Matt Rechtin.
“Matt’s background as an investment banker across an assortment of sub-industries within tech makes him a great addition to our team. We continue to see disruption and opportunities in the tech market and are excited to bring Matt onboard,” said Patrick Ringland, Principal, Managing Director, and Head of Meridian’s Tech and Telecom practices.
This announcement represents continued growth momentum for Meridian and comes less than a year after announcing the opening of the firm’s Salt Lake City office, and Portland, OR office. In January 2021, Meridian also acquired the Seattle division of Moss Adams Capital.
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Meridian Capital LLC has served as a trusted advisor to business owners on complex corporate finance, M&A and strategic challenges for over 28 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 operational professionals on your side, Meridian offers the depth and breadth of experience required to serve leading middle market companies in multiple sectors including aerospace & defense, agribusiness, business services, consumer, diversified industrials, engineering & construction, building products, food and beverage, technology, and telecommunications. Meridian also offers clients unparalleled cross-border capabilities through its Global M&A Partners network.