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August 17, 2020Economic deterioration of the Washington tree fruit industry is accelerating because of low apple prices over the past year, and company consolidations, on hold because of COVID-19, will soon start happening, a Seattle investment banker says.
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December 26, 2019Mergers and acquisitions in the craft beer industry have evolved from a peak period of large corporate brewery buyouts to craft-on-craft deals and multi-brand craft roll ups, Cascadia Capital managing director Nicole Nugent Fry discussed during her presentation earlier this month at the Brewbound Live business conference in Santa Monica.
November 25, 2019The sale of a tree fruit and berry processor in Grandview, Wash., to a Richmond, Va., tobacco company is the latest example of the continuing financial squeeze of the Washington tree fruit industry, according to Michael Butler of Cascadia Capital.
June 30, 2019"As Cascadia Capital managing director Christian Schiller explains : The passage in December 2017 of a US tax revision that limits deductions on debt interest could hurt family-business entrepreneurs who rely on this forward-focused capital in order to innovate and expand. In response, an executive of a private equity (PE) fund – an investment vehicle that invests in enterprises not listed on a public stock exchange)stated that 'family-business entrepreneurs should embrace private equity funding."
June 21, 2019"According to Firdaus Pohowalla, Cascadia Capital Managing Director, …..top of mind for many business owners right now is “to sell or not to sell” because the current merger and acquisition cycle is maturing and valuations are unlikely to exceed their current levels. This is particularly true here in the Pacific Northwest given the intense interest out-of-region and international buyers have in the well-run, high-growth middle market companies based here."