Michael Butler | An Optimist in Today’s Crisis


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When it comes to M&A, lower middle market companies often get overlooked and overcharged by big institutions. But Cascadia Capital is an investment bank that specializes in working with this underserved market. Chairman and CEO Michael Butler explains how they help “stage the house” for a company about to go to market, including the financial, legal, and operational aspects, among others. We also talk about Michael’s unique take on the current financial crisis, including the key differences between what’s happening today and what happened in the Great Recession of 2008 and 2009. He says he’s optimistic about a quick turnaround… including a significant increase in M&A activity this summer. We go into depth on the reason for that pickup, as well as…
  • The underlying factors that make the quick upturn in the economy likely
  • Personal financial planning an M&A deal – and how to minimize tax obligations
  • What companies should be doing right now in the downturn to spot opportunity
  • The role of Representations and Warranty insurance – and why it’s become a must-have in deals today
  • And more

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