Cascadia Expands Healthcare Investment Banking Expertise with Addition of New Director Ben Freking

Cascadia Capital, one of the nation’s most active independent middle-market investment banks, is pleased to welcome Ben Freking as the newest Director in the firm’s Healthcare group. Ben brings over a decade of experience and a wealth of expertise in providing strategic advice and transaction services to clients with outsourced services business models, including facility and equipment services, professional services, human capital services, and education and training services. At Cascadia, he will be focused on serving clients and financial sponsors investing at the cross section of healthcare and outsourced management services, including medical equipment service, healthcare management services, and other outsourced provider services.

“I am thrilled to join Cascadia Capital and be part of a team that has a robust reputation for delivering extraordinary results in the healthcare sector,” said Ben Freking. “I have actively advised clients across the professional and technical services landscape, developing a particular affinity for clients who serve the healthcare end market.”

Prior to joining Cascadia, Mr. Freking spent several years at Lazard, primarily advising sponsor-backed companies. During this time, he cultivated a deep understanding of M&A value drivers and differentiators for service-based transactions. His expertise and strategic insights make him a valuable addition to Cascadia’s Healthcare team. Mr. Freking began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), where he honed a highly technical skillset as a CPA.

“We are excited to welcome Ben to the Healthcare team,” said Adam Stormoen, Managing Director and Head of the Healthcare group at Cascadia. “His deep domain expertise around prominent areas of focus for our Healthcare team and a proven track record as an exceptional banker will further enhance our capabilities and reinforce our commitment to delivering top-notch service to our clients.”

Cascadia Capital is confident that Ben’s addition to the team will not only strengthen the firm’s position as a trusted advisor but also contribute significantly to the success of its healthcare-focused transactions.

“We are thrilled to have Ben join our esteemed Healthcare practice,” added Cascadia CEO & Chairman Michael Butler. “Adding a banker of Ben’s caliber to our senior leadership team aligns with our mission to assemble a top-tier team of professionals capable of navigating the complexities of the evolving market landscape. With a growing team and a keen eye on market opportunities, Cascadia is better positioned than ever to serve our clients with excellence.”

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