A different kind of Investment Bank

Cascade Partners draws on our extensive management, operations, investment and transaction experience to serve you with honest consultation and innovative guidance. We’re here to help mid-market entrepreneurs, businesses and investors achieve growth through acquisitions, divestitures, financing, restructuring and other transformative solutions.

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2023 Axial Advisor 100

Combined years of investment banking and investment experience

Closed transactions totaling over $16B in value

Sub-industries served

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 About Us

The Cascade Difference

Cascade Partners is an investment banking and private investment firm serving entrepreneurs, businesses and investors in the middle market. While some firms use terms like “client” or “customer,” we prefer to think of you as a key partner, working together toward common goals to achieve your vision.

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Sell Side M&A Advisory

We can define available options, but why stop there? We go a step beyond by presenting the implications and what they mean to shareholders, management teams and employees.

Restructuring & Performance Improvement Advisory

Whether we’re taking a client’s business to the next level, advocating for them with investors or lenders, or driving more cash flow – we’re the partner to help make it happen.

Buy Side
M&A Advisory

Our proven proactive approach starts with strategy development. We help refine priorities and critical factors to impact a targeting plan.

Financing & Recapitalizations

Get the independent advising and industry experience that will enable you to secure the equity and debt capital you need to meet your goals.

Your Goal is Our Goal

We take the word “Partners” in our name seriously. When you partner with us, we work with you to establish your ultimate goals — whether it’s growing your business, financing or even planning for retirement. We then commit to advocating for you every step of the way and beyond.

Cascade Partners is a team of investment bankers with first-hand experience as entrepreneurs, business owners and operators, investors and board members. Our team provides you with extensive experience, rich with empathy, from the perspectives of both business owners and investment bankers.

Drawing on our deep-rooted management, investment, operations and transaction experience along with our passion for helping people, Cascade Partners simplifies the complexities of growth management, acquisitions, divestitures, financings, restructuring, performance improvement and other strategic initiatives.

Proof of the Cascade Difference

See the Cascade Difference at the Michigan Eye Institute (MEI)

See the Cascade Difference at the Michigan Eye Institute (MEI)

“I always felt like I was their only client.”

At Cascade, we’re proud of the relationships we build with our clients and the difference we make in their lives.
Recent Transaction

Recent Transaction

BHG Ventures acquired Sportsman’s Guide and The Golf Warehouse.

Cascade supported BHG in developing a cohesive acquisition strategy as part of their larger growth goals.
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Chaos Begets Opportunity: Industrials Report

The industrial sector is undergoing rapid transformations due to COVID-19, Industry 4.0, smart manufacturing, economic variables, supply chain issues, and geopolitical tensions.