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MEOA

Is a $126.5mm SPAC dedicated to the exponential financial growth and sustainability of minority-owned and operated companies through strategic mergers and acquisitions.

 

Minority Business Enterprise (MBE)

Companies with 51%+ minority-owned and operated by individual (s) belonging to an ethnic minority group.

  • MBEs account for more than 50% of the 2 million new businesses

  • 58% of MBEs say they are "at risk" or "distressed" due to a lack of capital

  • MBEs owned by Black women are the major drivers to minority business growth
     

  • MBEs created 4.7 million jobs and $700 billion in sales

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Strategies for Investor Growth Through Acquisition

 

Minority Executive Team

  • Experienced professionals in M&A, operations and financial management

  • Culturally competent business leaders, committed to growth models
     

Embrace Innovation, Market Scalability

  • Identify emerging technologies and companies who are sector leaders or fast followers
     

  • Develop robust sells and marketing platforms to expand greater market share and strategic partnerships

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DEAL PROCESS

SOURCING

Using our global network, we identify MBE businesses with the greatest growth potential and that will maintain MBE status

DUE DILIGENCE

Once a deal is selected, we conduct thorough due diligence to evaluate each opportunity using a detailed process

ACQUISITION

At the stage of acquisition, our team negotiates and secures agreement terms that will result in the best growth opportunities for our investors

 
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MEOA Acquisition Criteria
Target Business Profile:

$200+ Million Enterprise Value​

Compelling growth story steeped in proprietary technologies, innovation and opportunities for U.S. and global expansion

A history of strong, sustainable cash flow

Experienced, visionary management team, with a proven track-record

Sourcing

MEOA will use its network to identify businesses that meet our financial, ESG/CSR and MBE objectives

Due Diligence

Once a deal is selected, MEOA conducts thorough due diligence to assess business operations, growth opportunities and alignment with MEOA ESG/CSR and MBE objectives

Acquisition

At the stage of acquisition, our team negotiates and closes a merger designed to maximize long-term shareholder value and meet our broader societal objectives

“The M&A and IPO process gives MEOA the leverage to identify companies with stellar business models and management teams that are committed to building a more robust MBE ecosystem by providing diverse vendor opportunities, jobs and ultimately greater economic inclusion in communities across the country.” 

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Ms. Robin Watkins

Chief Financial Officer