Our Global M&A United States West office was founded in 1995 and focuses exclusively on advising middle-market business owners on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and recapitalizations. Our advisors have an established track record of serving corporate clients in the U.S. with $15 million to $200 million in annual revenue.

Our experienced professionals have both corporate and investment banking experience, and most have served in CEO and board level capacities in mid-sized operating entities. Our advisors have deep expertise in branded consumer products, including the juvenile products and housewares, niche manufacturing, aerospace, financial services, transportation and logistics, and business and technology services.

Global M&A United States West also trades locally under the name Meridian Capital LLC.

Key Contact

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Brian Murphy Managing Director
+ 1 206 224-6156
+1 503 330-0549

Brian is President and Managing Director at Meridian Capital and also leads the firm’s Aerospace & Precision Manufacturing Practice. As President, Brian is responsible for managing the firm’s activities and driving strategic initiatives. Over the course of his 12+ year investment banking and strategic consulting career, Brian has advised clients across an assortment of industry segments, including aerospace, manufacturing & distribution, consumer products, technology and telecommunications. He has successfully advised 70+ business owners and entrepreneurs on a variety sell-side and buy-side advisory, recapitalization, growth equity, and strategic advisory engagements. Prior to Meridian, Brian was a management consultant with Accenture Consulting in Washington, DC and New York. At Accenture, he worked with multiple Fortune 100 companies on issues related to revenue assurance, sales and process enhancement, and system integration.

Brian is a graduate of the University of Redlands, where he earned a double major in financial economics and accounting in addition to a minor in mathematics. He holds Series 24, Series 79, Series 82 and Series 63 licenses with FINRA. In 2015, Brian was recognized by the Puget Sound Business Journal as one of Seattle’s “Top 40 Under 40” for his business leadership and community involvement.

Brian is a native in of the Pacific Northwest. He serves as President-elect of the University Redlands of Alumni Board of Directors, is also a member of the Board of Trustees and is also on the leadership committee of the University of Redlands Seattle Alumni and Community Involvement Chapter, where he is actively involved in mentoring current students, MBA candidates and young alums.

Graduate of Concordia University, Montreal