Cascadia Capital, a Seattle based investment bank serving middle market clients globally, has been selected as a finalist for the 15th Annual M&A Advisor Awards for M&A Deal of the Year (over $25mm) and Industrials Deal of the Year (over $100mm).

The M&A Advisor Awards recognize excellence in deal making and celebrate the contributions and achievements of leading firms and professionals within the financial industry.

Cascadia Capital was nominated for the M&A Deal of the Year (over $25mm) for its role in advising on the acquisition of 1Energy Systems by Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction, as well as the Industrials Deal of the Year (over $100mm) for its role in facilitating the acquisition of Watkins & Shepard Trucking, Inc. and Lodeso, Inc. by Schneider National Carriers.

“We are honored that M&A Advisor has selected Cascadia as a finalist for these two awards. These industry defining transactions reflect our firm’s commitment to serving as a trusted advisor to our clients and delivering strategic advice with efficient execution,” said Michael Butler, CEO of Cascadia Capital. “These awards reinforce the strength of our management team and breadth of our sector expertise in both the energy and industrials sectors.”

The winners of the awards will be announced at the 15th Annual M&A Advisor Awards Gala on Wednesday, November 9 at the New York Athletic Club.

“Since the inception of the M&A Advisor Awards in 2002, we have been recognizing the leading dealmakers, firms and transactions. And each year we celebrate the creativity, perseverance and ingenuity of our industry’s professionals”, says David Fergusson, President and Co-Chief Executive Officer of The M&A Advisor. “While our industry has undergone significant transformation since our first awards were presented 14 years ago, we are convinced, more than ever before, that M&A is a driving force of the economy. It is truly an honor for our firm to be able to recognize the contribution that the 2016 award finalists have made.”

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Cascadia Capital is a middle market investment bank, serving both private and public growth companies around the globe.  Cascadia’s business is diversified in terms of both the industries it covers and the range of services it provides.  Cascadia is a pure advisory firm, and unlike other investment banks, it is not conflicted by trading, lending, research or cross-selling business.  For over a decade, the firm has delivered the best outcomes for its clients based on its transaction experience, domain expertise and commitment to building long-term relationships. Cascadia always acts in the long-term interests of clients, and honors its position as a trusted advisor.  For more information, visit the firm’s website at


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