Meridian are a long-established and award-winning independent corporate finance firm based in the South. We work alongside our clients to determine their strategic aims and are committed personally to deliver their ambitions. Our successful track record of completing company sales, MBOs, raising finance or facilitating investments is unrivalled.

At Meridian, we recognise that every business we deal with is unique. Our “next step thinking” approach helps us to see the bigger picture and gain an in-depth understanding of what is best for our clients, having taken the time to understand their objective and also the strategic direction of their business.

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How we add up

15+

Years proven track record

16

Current investments

£1-50m

Typical deal size

90%

Completion success

125

Deals to date

£1bn+

Enterprise value

We are also business owners, investors and have undertaken our own management buy-out; we really see things from an entrepreneur's perspective

Michael Barcia and Darren Thompson , Meridian
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Tailored approach

To advise you on best outcomes, we need to understand all aspects of what makes your business tick - not just the numbers! We fundamentally believe that deal experience and a multi-disciplinary team are key to achieving the right results and unlike large accountancy firms, the Meridian team has a unique blend of accounting, banking, Board level non-executive directorships, industry and venture capital experience.

We are “hands on advisers” and consequently, the individuals you meet are the people you deal with. As a trusted firm, all the team have a list of transactions that they have personally driven and will encourage you to speak to former clients.

Meridian’s diverse skill sets and team experience gives them an edge in acting for their clients and an unfair advantage over their competition

Hal Philipp , Quantum Research
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23.5 Degrees

(Starbucks Franchise)

World’s first Starbucks Franchise, 23.5 degrees, secures a £15m development funding package to enable the company to achieve its growth target of opening 100 stores over the next 5 years

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