Meridian Capital is a consortium of visionary Chinese venture capitalists who have initially conducted business under the corporate identity of China Capital.
China Capital was founded in 2003 in Beijing, China and commences with its investment activities with the $ 1 billion China Capital Fund which was funded exclusively by Chinese institutions.
During the period from 2003 to August 2009, China Capital has invested the capital from the China Investment Fund in 223 companies with an average investment of $ 4.45 million. The largest investment made was $ 100 million and the smallest was $ 1.2 million.
With the introduction of the new $ 1 billion Meridian International Fund at the latter part of 2009, the corporate identity of the group also changed to Meridian Capital which supports the group's strategy to significantly invest in companies all over the world, as appose to invest in China ventures exclusively.
Meridian Capital is involved in virtually every facet of the dynamic and vibrant international venture capital industry and its investment preferences are:
Minimum Investment: $1-million US Dollar
Maximum Investment: Open
Stage of Investment: All stages will be considered
Industry Preference: All sectors will be considered
Geographical Preference: Worldwide
Meridian Capital's corporate philosophy is focussed on establishing global funding partnerships with dynamic and entrepreneurial management teams, which are committed to build exceptional and leading companies as well as subscribe to the highest standards of corporate practices.
What clearly differentiates Meridian Capital from others is its access to substantial capital resources as well as its investment team that has extensive experience in international banking, start-ups, mergers & acquisitions, MBO's, MBI's, LBO's, IPO's, corporate restructurings, property development and commodity trading transactions.
A further advantage in doing business with Meridian Capital is the fact that it has established a global representation through dynamic independent placement agents, which affords the clients of Meridian Capital with the benefit of not needing to visit multiple venture capital firms, or corporate advisory firms in their quest to secure the best transaction for their respective business ventures.