SOURCE: Cascadia Capital

Cascadia Capital

October 12, 2010 12:00 ET

Managing Director of Cascadia Capital to Speak at Digital Hollywood on Venture Funding, Investments and Mergers in the Entertainment and Technology Space

Kushal Saha to Share Expert Industry Perspective During Conference Panel Discussion

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - October 12, 2010) -  Cascadia Capital, a diversified, boutique investment bank serving both private and public growth companies around the globe, today announced that Kushal Saha, a Managing Director of the Information Technology practice, will participate in a panel at Digital Hollywood Fall in Santa Monica, Calif. Kushal will speak on the influence of venture funding, strategic investments, and mergers in the media, entertainment, and technology sectors, and how transactions have been impacted by the recent economic environment. He will also discuss how emerging relationships between traditional and new media companies will create a foundation for new growth in these industries.

Based in Seattle, Kushal plays an integral role in Cascadia Capital's Information Technology practice, which is focused on sourcing and executing buy-side and sell-side M&A, equity and debt capital placement, and strategic advisory transactions with private and public companies. He is an active participant and leader in the Internet and Digital Media sector, and originates, manages and executes all facets of M&A, recapitalizations, private equity and debt transactions. Prior to joining Cascadia, Kushal was a leader for the Internet and Digital Media/Technology Investment Banking Group at Merrill Lynch & Co., where he spearheaded the OpenTable IPO, advised eBay on acquisitions, and oversaw the financing for IACI spinouts.

Digital Hollywood Fall
Venture Funding, Investment & Mergers - Leadership in the Entertainment & Technology Space: Broadband, Social Networks, Mobile and Games
Wednesday, October 20, 2010 from 2:15 - 3:30pm
The Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, Santa Monica, California
Saha will discuss the current state of the Internet and Digital Media M&A environment, including a recent acquisitive trend among media and Internet companies looking to augment their brands and leverage existing channels.

Cascadia's Information Technology practice operates a Thematic Business Model that allows the firm to deliver technology domain expertise and deal experience across multiple key technology themes. This model drives the four fundamental aspects that are all critical to the successful operation of Cascadia's Information Technology practice: domain expertise, understanding of technology market dynamics, relationships with technology strategic buyers and financial sponsors, and technology deal-making experience.

About Cascadia Capital, LLC
Cascadia Capital is a diversified, boutique investment bank serving both private and public growth companies around the globe. Cascadia's business is diversified in terms of the industries the firm covers -- Information Technology, Sustainable Industries and Middle Market -- and in terms of the range of advisory services it provides -- Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Financing and Strategic Advising. This diversification provides the firm with stability amidst market fluctuations. Cascadia is a pure advisory firm and unlike other investment banks, is not conflicted by trading, lending, research or cross-selling business. For over a decade, the firm has delivered the best outcomes for clients based on its transaction experience, domain expertise and commitment to building long-term relationships. Cascadia always acts in the long-term interests of clients, and honors its position as a trusted advisor. For more information, visit

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