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Scott Ames

Managing Director
Financial Sponsors Group

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

My Career Highlights

  • Founded the firm’s Financial Sponsors practice
  • Member of Cascadia’s Operating Committee
  • Previously led the west coast financial sponsors effort at Lazard

My Personal Interests

  • Spending time with family and friends. Chasing around three young children with my wife
  • Competitive sports
  • Being anywhere I can swing a golf club

My Expertise

I have extensive investment banking experience covering financial sponsors, debt and equity capital markets, M&A and special situations across a wide variety of sectors, having advised both middle market and large cap clients.

At Cascadia, I work closely with industry and product bankers to provide creative solutions for financial sponsors and improve access to high quality middle market deal flow. I have a broad network of relationships and developed a thorough understanding of financial sponsors unique investment criteria and portfolio companies. I am passionate about building long-term institutional partnerships and deep individual relationships to establish trust and productive follow-through.