SOURCE: MergerID

April 18, 2012 10:08 ET

MergerID and the Montreal M&A Club Enter Strategic Partnership

The Largest Dealmaking Community in Quebec Will Leverage MergerID's Technology and Global Presence

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Apr 18, 2012) - MergerID, the global M&A platform for buyers and sellers in the middle market, today announced it has entered into a strategic partnership with the Montreal M&A Club, the largest community of M&A professionals in Quebec.

Under the terms of the partnership, the Montreal M&A clubs' 160+ members from the private equity, investment banking, legal and accounting sectors will have the ability to leverage MergerID's matching technology to confidentially connect with vetted counterparties within North America and across the globe. In addition, MergerID will provide Montreal M&A Club with a "members only" platform that allows professionals within the club to source deals and opportunities with each other.

"Partnering with MergerID was a logical choice for our membership. MergerID's flexibility, professionalism and backing of the Financial Times Group is consistent with the mission of the Montreal M&A Club," said Brahm Elkin, President of the Montreal M&A Club. "Our membership throughout Quebec has grown over 100% in the last year and a platform like MergerID will help ensure members of the M&A Club have every opportunity to collaborate and prosper."

"We are delighted to be partnering with the Montreal M&A Club as it supports MergerID's commitment to building relationships with M&A professionals on both a local level and across the globe," said Jonathan Goor, Managing Director of MergerID. "It is exciting for MergerID to be part of the M&A Club's efforts to allow its members to efficiently collaborate with one another and also connect with vetted counterparties outside of Quebec."

About Montreal M&A Club

The Montreal M&A Club was founded in February 2009 and now boasts 6 chapters in Quebec. It is the association that represents Quebec's M&A professionals and intermediaries for transactions and financings. The M&A Club's mission is to provide an open forum for M&A professionals to network their deals and to establish relationships with like-minded professionals.

M&A Club members comprise a variety of professionals including bankers, lawyers, accountants, corporate finance specialists, investment bankers, private equity funders, venture capitalists, FX strategists, Asset Based Lenders, CBV's and others. For more information, visit www.mandaclubquebec.com

About MergerID

MergerID is a powerful and innovative deal sourcing tool that was designed to fulfill the middle market's need for an online M&A platform that brings together qualified M&A professionals from around the world with matching deal criteria. Specifically designed for use by middle market private equity firms, investment banks, corporations, investors and family offices, MergerID's secure online environment allows members to post and view global M&A opportunities with complete confidentiality.

MergerID is part of The Mergermarket Group, a division of the Financial Times Group, publisher of the Financial Times newspaper and FT.com. The FT Group is a division of Pearson plc, the international media group. For more information about MergerID, visit www.mergerID.com

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