Ascent
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About

Unique Opportunities.

History

Ascent was founded with the goal of bridging the growth gaps between early-stage companies and larger enterprises. Prior to starting Ascent, Eric Greenberg ran Leveraged Finance for Goldman Sachs in Asia ex-Japan and was responsible for raising billions of dollars in buy-outs and pre-IPO financings. 

As an active private and venture investor in his spare time, Eric was interested in bringing 'big firm' expertise and connections to high growth private companies. With this objective in mind, he set about building an advisor and stakeholder network capable of supporting his ambition and assembling a team of like-minded, proven partners. This team and network ultimately became Ascent.    

 

Private Markets?

Ascent focuses on unlisted and private investment opportunities. With the barriers for starting and growing new companies continuing to fall, we believe that sophisticated investors can be increasingly impactful with their capital and connections.

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Team

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Eric Greenberg

Principal
Fishing enthusiast, a passion for live concerts; gets most excited by cooking and finding unique investments. Founder of Ascent Capital Advisors. 

Previously ran Leveraged Finance in Asia ex-Japan for Goldman Sachs. 

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Andrew Kleeger

Principal
Avid skier and seasoned road warrior; has lived in Hong Kong, London, and New York. Has a soft spot for rapid growth companies.

Ran fixed income sales businesses at UBS and Goldman Sachs, served on regional and global management committees. 

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Arthur Maloy

Principal
Squash player, video gamer; tries to stay on top of his gadgets. Especially enjoys looking at early-stage ventures. 

Previously worked at Goldman Sachs.

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Fergus Lynch

Principal
Beer appreciator, part-time real estate developer; luck of the Irish. Specialist in indexes and synthetic asset management.

Former Head of Deutsche Bank Asia-Pacific Research. Founding Chairman of IIC / iBoxx.