Cascadia Capital, an investment bank serving middle market clients globally, is pleased to announce the addition of Nicodemo Esposito as a new Managing Director. Based in Cascadia’s New York office, Mr. Esposito is focused on providing M&A and corporate finance advisory to people-based technology businesses with capabilities across IT services, consulting, and digital marketing, nationally.
Mr. Esposito brings to Cascadia Capital over 20 years of transaction advisory and operating expertise. Through his career as an investment banker, corporate development executive and business consultant, Mr. Esposito has played a role in transactions totaling over $100 billion in aggregate value. Prior to joining Cascadia, he led the North American M&A and Strategic Advisory practice for Equiteq, a global M&A firm focused on the consulting sector. At Equiteq, he most recently advised The Shelby Group, a leading e-procurement transformation and optimization consultancy, in receiving a growth investment from WestView Capital Partners, a Boston-based private equity firm focused on middle market growth companies.
“As we continue to grow and strengthen Cascadia’s Business Services and broader Technology practice areas, Nico’s diverse skillset, extensive industry knowledge, and vast network of relationships will enhance and expand the level of service we provide to our clients,” said Michael Butler, CEO of Cascadia Capital. “His operating and transaction experience will further augment our ability to provide differentiated insights to business owners in the rapidly-evolving IT services landscape.”
“I am honored to join Cascadia Capital, one of the leading middle market investment banks in the country, at this important point in its history with the firm having just celebrated its 20th anniversary,” added Mr. Esposito. “It’s a great pleasure to partner with a group of high-performing, like-minded professionals where the focus is on serving the best interests of our clients.”
Founded in 1999, Cascadia Capital has spent twenty years working with family business owners and entrepreneurs. Over the past two decades the firm has grown to more than 50 investment banking professionals, including 17 Managing Directors, across four cities. In 2019, the firm completed 35 transactions on behalf of its clients, representing nearly $2 billion of transaction value, adding to the over 350 transactions closed and more than $12 billion of transaction value created since Cascadia’s founding.