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Michael Butler

Chairman & CEO

We All Have Different Chapters That Get Bounded Together to Create a Unique Story.

My Career Highlights

  • Co-founder and CEO of Cascadia Capital
  • Former Principal at Morgan Stanley and Managing Director at Lehman Brothers in NYC
  • B.A. from the University of Washington and M.B.A from the Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania

My Personal Interests

  • Family – wife, three daughters and one son keep me busy. Love exploring my new hometown of Austin. Working out in the gym and on the bicycle!

My Expertise

I have transitioned to spending 100% of my time managing the firm. We are excited about our partnership with Atlas Merchant Capital, and I am focused day in and day out doing everything I possibly can to create value for our Managing Directors and external shareholder.

Notable Transactions.

GreenVenus a Portfolio Company of Third Security Logo strategic advisory services  Logo
Persea Bio a Portfolio Company of Third Security Logo strategic advisory services  Logo
FruitSmart Logo has been acquired by Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV) Logo
Intrexon Corporation has sold a stake in AquaBounty Logo TS Aquaculture, LLC managed by Third Security, LLC Logo
Intrexon Corporation (NASDAQ: XON) Logo fairness opinion  Logo
Firestone Logo has been acquired by: Agriculture Capital Management Logo
Auvil Fruit Company Logo has received an equity investment from Fiera Comox Logo
Western Polymer Corporation Logo has been acquired by Ingredion Logo
Application Specialties, Inc. Logo has been acquired by DXP Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ: DXPE) Logo
1 Energy Systems, Inc. Logo has been acquired by Doosan Heavy Industries Logo
Associated Petroleum Products, Inc.  Logo has been acquired by World Fuel Services, Inc. Logo
Data into Knowledge has received a strategic investment from John Deere Logo
Western Peterbilt, Inc. Logo has been acquired by Dobbs Heavy Duty Holdings, LLC Logo
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