Since 2006, Meridian and its affiliates, including Candor Consulting, have provided advisory services and financed transactions valued in excess of half a billion dollars.
Meridian has advised and assisted in financing of over 50 transactions including:
Created unique financial product, structured transaction, negotiated $85 million in Vendor Finance from NHL, raised $85 million in debt and an undisclosed amount of equity, to complete the purchase of the Phoenix Coyotes NHL team
Arranged $10 million of investor equity for the change of ownership of the Tampa Bay Lightning NHL team
Arranged financial partner and equity funding for Calgary-based national audio visual company
Completed follow-on transaction of an acquisition of their largest competitor to create a $75 million revenue company
Arranged senior debt, mezzanine, vendor take back and equity in 5 separate transactions of oil field services companies totaling over $75 million
Arranged $20 million senior debt and equity for refinancing and acquisition of a competitor for Calgary construction company
Arranged $5 million of factoring for Calgary-based construction company
Arranged senior debt line of credit for Saskatchewan-based diamond-cutter and international distributor
Arranged management buy-out of Alberta-based shoe retailer
Arranged 3 debt and equity-related transactions for Vancouver-based film and television production company, including GAP financing for the movie “Facing Ali” which was short-listed for Academy award consideration and won several other film festival awards.
Advised and assisted in a $1 million equity financing for an industry leading Scottsdale Arizona based digital photo and video storage company
Advised and assisted in a $4 million royalty units financing for a Calgary based royalty corporation
Advised and assisted in a $1.5 million equity financing for a Kelowna BC based on line gaming and philanthropy company
Advised and assisted in a $1.7 million equity financing for a San Francisco CA software firm
Advised and assisted in a $500,000 equity raise for a Kelowna BC based television and film development company
Advised and assisted in a $250,000 early stage equity financing for a multiple award winning Kelowna BC based technology company offering increased internet performance for the on line gaming industry
Advised and assisted in a $250,000 early stage equity financing for an international Kelowna BC based software company revolutionizing the distribution of pharmaceuticals.
Advised and assisted in a $400,000 equity financing of a western Canadian based NHL sports agency
Advised and assisted in a $100,000 equity financing for a Victoria based internet marketing company
Advised and assisted in a $100,000 start-up equity financing for a Calgary based software company
Advised and assisted in a $250,000 licensing rights acquisition by a western Canadian tattoo removal company