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Janes Capital Partners advises Cascade Engineering Technologies on its sale to Goff Capital

Irvine, CA (September 3rd, 2020) – Janes Capital Partners advised Cascade Engineering Technologies, Inc. on its sale to GC Atlas Holdings, LLC. Janes Capital Partners advised Cascade Engineering Technologies, Inc. (Cascade) on its sale to GC Atlas Holdings, LLC a newly formed partnership between Goff Capital Inc. and Dirk Ellis. Headquartered in Canby, Oregon, Cascade is a premiere aerospace manufacturer, specializing in complex investment castings and thin-wall monolithic structures. Founded in 1989, the Company provides services to OEM and Tier 1 Aerospace and Defense customers for mission critical components. Cascade specializes in complex problems and high dollar value development projects with the real-time integration of metrology into the manufacturing process. The Company is a supplier for prominent high-growth and legacy defense and commercial aircraft, aero-engine and missile programs, including the F-35, F-22, F-18, F-15X, 777X, 737 MAX and Leap 1A/C.


Dirk Ellis, Founder and President of Cascade, said “Janes Capital Partners provided us with expert guidance and leadership throughout the transaction process. The JCP team brought us a number of attractive options, including GC Atlas. We chose GC Atlas due to their in-depth knowledge of our business, shared vision and their willingness to actively participate in driving Cascade’s future growth strategy. We are excited to partner with GC Atlas, and look forward to continuing to build our business and providing our customers with the same level of service and excellence to which they have grown accustomed.”

“We are excited to work with Dirk and his team to continue to expand Cascade’s capacity, scope and customer portfolio” said John C. Goff, founder & CEO of Goff Capital. “While the aerospace super-cycle has been temporarily interrupted, we are sure that our priorities of uniqueness of capability, criticality of function and premier quality will be valued by the industry now more than ever. Cascade has all these traits and is a business that will accelerate in today’s market environment. Dirk and his team have built an exceptional business, and we are excited to partner with them in the next chapter of Cascade’s growth story.”

About Janes Capital Partners

Based in Irvine, CA, Janes Capital Partners is a leading investment banking firm focused solely on the Aerospace and Defense industry. The firm provides mergers and acquisition advisory services and assists clients in executing growth strategies and liquidity events. The members of Janes Capital Partners have completed more than 75 successful A&D transactions and $5 billion in closed transaction value. Securities transactions are conducted through JCP Securities, Inc., a registered Broker/Dealer, member FINRA/SIPC, and registered Investment Advisor.

Janes Capital Partners is an independent financial advisory firm that is affiliated with Oaklins International Inc. Oaklins is the world’s preeminent middle market M&A advisor, with 700 professionals globally and 16 dedicated industry teams in 45 countries