Meridian General, LLC is a private equity firm based in Los Angeles, CA. As a full service firm Meridian acquires and oversees management of the acquired companies until exit to ensure successful outcomes.
Meridian was established in 2002 by founder Ravi Rao, who has a successful track record of more than 20 years in acquiring, managing and guiding the growth of portfolio companies.
Meridian’s recent equity investments are made through its newly formed Meridian General Capital Fund, which is primarily made up of private and family office capital. It also invests alongside other private equity groups as co-investment partners.
Meridian General Capital has raised over $150 million of committed capital supporting more than 15 portfolio companies. For more than 18 years, we have partnered with management teams to provide them the financial resources, strategic guidance and a wide network to assist them in achieving their goals. Our experience has enabled us to effectively stand by our companies as they launch new products, expand into new areas globally, and ultimately realize their full potential.
Meridian General Capital invests in companies that have unique characteristics and can use our resources to amplify success in their markets. We believe that if the management of these companies is given the support, guidance the needed resources and are fully empowered, they will flourish. This philosophy has been a successful trait in each of our past and present investments.