Meridian Capital LLC, an independent middle-market merger and acquisition advisory firm, has partnered with Orca Capital, a provider of merger and acquisition advisory services to growth and middle-market companies in the Portland, Ore. region. The firm has also added Randy Moe, president of Orca Capital, as a managing director at Meridian.

The addition of Orca expands Meridian’s ability to serve clients in the western U.S. and intermountain markets with its new presence in Portland. Moe brings approximately 25 years of investment banking experience to Meridian. He joined Orca Capital as a managing director in 2014 and became president of the firm in 2019. Prior to Orca, Randy was a director in Citigroup‘s technology investment banking group.

“We are excited to continue our growth trajectory by partnering with Randy Moe and Orca Capital. Randy brings multi-decades of experience in investment banking and M&A advisory,” comments Brian Murphy, president and managing director at Meridian. “Randy and his team have an exceptional reputation and track record of prioritizing and achieving client goals across $12 billion of transactions.”