Cascadia Welcomes Tim Lufkin as Managing Director to Expand the Financial Sponsors Group

Cascadia Capital, LLC, one of the nation’s most active independent middle-market investment banks, is pleased to announce the appointment of Tim Lufkin as Managing Director in the Financial Sponsors Group. Mr. Lufkin brings strong advisory capabilities, deep relationships within the private equity community, and nearly three decades of experience advising clients on mergers & acquisitions, and strategic advisory assignments, including divestitures, debt and equity financings, and capital raising. Mr. Lufkin will be based in Cascadia’s most recently announced office in New York.

Scott Ames, Managing Director and Head of Cascadia’s Financial Sponsors Group, expressed his excitement about Mr. Lufkin joining the team, stating, “We are thrilled to have Tim on board to complement our expanding Financial Sponsors Group. His long-standing and deep relationships within the private equity community, combined with his extensive experience and growth mindset, will be invaluable in delivering top-tier services to our private equity clients.”

Prior to joining Cascadia, Mr. Lufkin was a Managing Director in the Financial Sponsors Group at Rothschild & Co. Prior to Rothschild & Co., Mr. Lufkin was a Managing Director in the Financial Sponsors Group at Truist Securities (formerly BB&T Securities) and a Managing Director at American Capital, Ltd (now Ares Credit Group) in the Sponsor Finance Group originating debt (2nd Lien and Unitranche) for private equity. Mr. Lufkin started his career in the investment banking group at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette Securities.

“I am honored to join Cascadia, a firm with a strong reputation and a commitment to its clients, with excellence in M&A and debt and equity capital raising. I look forward to contributing to the growth of the firm and continuing to build long lasting relationships with our private equity clients,” said Mr. Lufkin.

Cascadia’s Chairman & CEO, Michael Butler, emphasized the significance of this appointment, stating, “Tim’s addition further strengthens our team and underscores our commitment to providing exceptional services to the financial sponsor community. As we continue to grow, Tim’s leadership will play a pivotal role in our ongoing success.”

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