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Cascadia Capital

March 01, 2012 09:00 ET

Paul Vander Vort Joins Cascadia Capital as Managing Director in the Information Technology Practice

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - Mar 1, 2012) - Cascadia Capital, LLC, an investment bank serving both private and public growth companies around the globe, today announced that Paul Vander Vort has joined the firm's Information Technology Practice as a Managing Director. In this role, Paul will help expand the firm's coverage of M&A and growth equity financing opportunities across all of Cascadia's technology Themes with an emphasis on Governance, Risk, Compliance and Legal Technology.

Paul has nearly 20 years of transactional experience. He joins Cascadia Capital from Marks Baughan & Co., where he was a Managing Director specializing in IT transactions in Governance, Risk, Compliance and Legal technology. Prior to joining Marks Baughan, Paul was Vice President, Strategy & Business Development for the Legal Division of Thomson Reuters. During his tenure at Thomson Reuters, Paul and his team successfully closed more than 20 transactions. Paul also brings several years of experience as a corporate attorney working on M&A and private equity transactions for national and international corporations.

"Over the past several years, Cascadia Capital has successfully positioned itself as a leading investment bank in Information Technology, advising companies across diverse IT sectors in M&A and private equity transactions," said Michael Orbach, head of Cascadia's Information Technology Practice. "Paul brings extensive experience as both an M&A attorney and an investment banker, with a proven track record of securing and closing marquee deals for companies in the Governance, Risk, Compliance and Legal Technology sectors. Paul's expertise in these areas, coupled with his deep rooted industry relationships, will be a significant asset to Cascadia and our clients."

"Major technology players are starting to recognize the enormous potential of legal, compliance and other technologies as integral components of a comprehensive enterprise governance and risk management strategy," said Vander Vort. "Cascadia's focused, thematic approach is tailored to providing companies in these sectors with in-depth, strategic advice regarding private equity and M&A opportunities. This approach ensures that the best possible partner is brought to the table so that strong outcomes are achieved for all parties."

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 Advisory Services. 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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