Arjun Murthy brings nearly 15 years of investment banking, corporate finance and operational experience to Cascade Partners. His background includes leading M&A and capital raising transactions across a range of industries in sectors such as packaging, aerospace, industrials, consumer products and retail. He has extensive experience in all aspects of deal execution and management, including sell-side, buy-side and capital raising engagements for private and public middle-market companies.
Transactions Murthy has led or advised include: TriMas’ acquisition of RSA Engineered Products from Merit Capital Partners and Cornerstone Capital Holdings; the sale of Precision Aero to H-D Advanced Manufacturing; the sale of Sur-Seal to Capital Partners; TriMas’ acquisition of Rapak from Liquibox; the recapitalization of TCC Wireless; the sale of KL Outdoor to New Water Capital; the sale of Virginia Tile to Harris Equity Partners; and the sale of Acute Care Pharmaceuticals to PNC Riverarch.
Prior to joining Cascade, Murthy was the Senior Manager of Corporate Development for TriMas Corporation (NASDAQ:TRS), an $800 million diversified global manufacturer and provider of products primarily in the consumer, aerospace and industrial end markets. He was responsible for managing corporate development, M&A, divestitures, capital investment and commercial planning projects, and TriMas’ acquisition pipeline and strategy. Previously, Murthy was a senior associate and, then, director at leading regional investment banking and lending institutions.
After earning his Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance from the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University, Murthy received his Master of Business Administration with concentrations in Corporate Strategy and Finance from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. He maintains his Series 79 and 63 licenses with FINRA.
In his spare time, Murthy loves to spend time with his wife, Olivia, and son, Jackson; wrestling with his golden doodle, Theo; and playing golf whenever possible (but continues to be awfully bad). Additionally, he enjoys traveling, Michigan State sports and live music.