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Meridian Canada Profile

Now in its 9th year, Meridian and its affiliates have financed transactions valued in excess of half a billion dollars.

 Transactions

Meridian has advised on, and/or arranged financing for, over 50 transactions in the past several years, 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 producer, including GAP financing for the movie “Facing Ali” which was short-listed for Academy award consideration and won several other film festival awards.