Cascadia Capital, an investment banking firm focused on growth companies in the middle market, is pleased to announce that Jim Stone has joined the firm as a Managing Director in the Technology practice. Mr. Stone is based in Cascadia’s Austin office where he will bolster the firm’s presence in Texas. He will continue to focus on providing M&A, capital raising, and corporate finance advisory services to software and tech-enabled services clients in the fintech, payments, healthcare IT, government, and legal tech sectors, as he has throughout his 26-year investment banking career.
Mr. Stone brings his experience as a client success-driven investment banker, former corporate growth executive, and former business lawyer to benefit Cascadia clients. He has completed more than 70 M&A and capital raising transactions for growth companies and has successfully closed sell-side and buy-side engagements for leading private equity firms. Prior to investment banking, Mr. Stone was Vice President of Corporate Development at Affiliated Computer Services (later sold to Xerox), a leading Dallas-based fintech/payment processing, IT services, and information storage company. Before ACS, he was an M&A and corporate law attorney.
“Jim is a terrific addition to the Cascadia team and we are thrilled to welcome him to the Austin office,” noted Michael Butler, Chairman and CEO of Cascadia Capital. “He is a talented banker with broad and deep industry relationships, significant experience and recognized industry expertise that will allow us to better serve our technology clients here in Austin and beyond.”
“I am truly excited to join Cascadia Capital to support tech-enabled clients and help the firm grow and expand its presence in Austin,” added Mr. Stone. “The city has grown tremendously in the last few years, especially in the technology sector, and since I first moved to Austin in 1985. I’m thrilled to join a platform that has committed to growing with the business community here and helping founder and private equity owned businesses explore their liquidity and growth financing options.”
To connect with or learn more about Mr. Stone, please visit his profile on the Cascadia website here.
Cascadia announced the opening of its Austin office in November 2022. In the same month, Cascadia Capital closed a strategic growth equity investment from an investment fund affiliated with Atlas Merchant Capital LLC. With the additional resources from the investment and the Atlas team’s support, Cascadia continues its geographic, product, team, and sponsor coverage growth nationwide. Learn More.