Cascade Partners Announced as Finalist in Multiple Categories for the 17th Annual M&A Awards

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BREAKING NEWS            



SOUTHFIELD, MI, November 5, 2018 The M&A Advisor is pleased to announce finalists of the 17th Annual M&A Advisor Awards. The RECAPITALIZATION OF TCC WIRELESS, LLC for which Cascade Partners served as an advisor was named a finalist in the TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES DEAL OF THE YEAR and DEAL FINANCING OF THE YEAR categories. Additionally, Cascade Partners is a finalist in the BOUTIQUE INVESTMENT BANKING FIRM OF THE YEAR category.

The winners for the M&A Advisor Awards will be announced at the 17th Annual Awards Gala on Tuesday, November 6th at the New York Athletic Club in New York.

“Since the inception of the M&A Advisor Awards in 2002, we have been recognizing the leading dealmakers, firms and transactions. And each year we celebrate the creativity, perseverance and ingenuity of our industry’s professionals”, says David Fergusson, President and Co-Chief Executive Officer of The M&A Advisor. “While our industry has undergone significant transformation since our first awards were presented 16 years ago, we are convinced, more than ever before, that M&A is a driving force of the economy. It is truly an honor for our firm to be able to recognize the contribution that the 2018 award finalists have made.”

According to Gary N. Lewis, Managing Director at Cascade Partners, “This was a hallmark transaction for our capital raising practice and the latest in a series of growth related assignments on which we have supported the TCC Wireless team. We were able to help our client navigate a set of complex dynamics and create an optimal outcome for all parties. We deeply value our numerous long-term, multi-transaction client relationships and take pride in what they reflect about our firm.”

For a detailed list of all of the Award Finalists for the 17th Annual M&A Advisor Awards, please CLICK HERE.

CASCADE PARTNERS is an Investment Banking and Private Investment firm serving entrepreneurs, businesses and investors active in the middle market by providing buy-side acquisition advisory, outsourced corporate development, capital raising and sell-side M&A advisory services. Our team is composed of individuals with experience as operators, investors, executives and advisors who understand all sides of the transaction. We invest in relationships not just transactions and go beyond the deal to create custom solutions for our clients. To learn more, visit


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Cascade Growth Partners Recapitalized Its Investment in MedBio, Inc.

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SOUTHFIELD, MICH (July 24, 2018)

Cascade Growth Partners has recapitalized its investment in Medbio, Inc., a leading outsource manufacturer offering innovative design and engineering, manufacturing, assembly and packaging solutions serving the medical and automotive industries. Under the continued leadership of Chris Williams and with the support of its new majority owner, Graham Partners, the Company is positioned to accelerate its growth. Through its affiliates, Cascade Growth Partners remains an investor in the long-term success of Medbio.

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Cascade Partners Completes Sale of Kalamazoo Emergency Associates


Kalamazoo Emergency Associates (KEA), a leading physician owned emergency medicine group serving multiple Emergency Departments throughout Southwest Michigan, was acquired by American Physician Partners. APP is a leader in emergency medicine and hospital medicine management services. The partnership will expand American Physician Partners' Michigan presence while enabling KEA to strengthen their services to a growing number of hospitals in Southwest Michigan.

Said Eric Blackwell, MD, president of Kalamazoo Emergency Associates, “we partnered with Cascade because of their well-established involvement in the healthcare industry and strong advocacy for their clients.”

“After discussions with many potential emergency medicine groups, we chose American Physician Partners because their philosophy of patient-centered care closely mirrored ours," said Blackwell. "This partnership will strengthen our group's ability to deliver exceptional care to the patients we have the privilege of serving."

Cascade Partners served as the exclusive financial advisor to Kalamazoo Emergency Associates on this transaction.