Meridian Capital - A Leading Middle Market M&A Advisory Firm.
With positive industry trends and a strong, visible long term outlook, we have observed a tremendous interest in Transportation and Logistics from private equity investors. Meridian professionals have deep operating experience in the industry and a deep understanding of the opportunities available to different participants from asset-light to asset-heavy or 3PL to fleet management services.
Meridian’s professionals have a strong understanding of the strategic opportunities available to transportation and logistics industry participants. As transaction climate remains favorable for T&L, particularly in the Western U.S., Meridian welcomes the opportunity to discuss industry trends and your potential options.
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John O'Dore is a Managing Director at Meridian Capital. John has more than 20 years of investment banking experience with Meridian Capital and global investment banking firms such as Credit Suisse First Boston, Merrill Lynch and Bank of America. John has closed over 100 financings, divestitures, and mergers & acquisitions transactions in multiple industries including branded consumer, food and beverage, manufacturing, aerospace, distribution and logistics, business services, technology, and real estate. John brings both a local and global perspective to transactions having lived in Asia for over 20 years in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore. Prior to joining Meridian Capital in early 2011, John most recently spent over 13 years at Credit Suisse First Boston where he worked in the Investment Banking Division as Head of Credit Risk Management for North Asia.
A Seattle native, John is a graduate of Seattle University's Albers School of Business where he majored in Finance. John is a Board Member of the Seattle University Albers Alumni Board, an Executive Committee Member of the Washington State China Relations Council, and a Board Member of the Association for Corporate Growth (“ACG”), Seattle Chapter.