Ascent Partners develops and executes investment strategies with an emphasis on growth and value creation.
We partner with exceptional management teams and leading
institutional private equity firms to build leading companies in targeted
industries. Through selective acquisitions and internal growth initiatives,
we build modest-sized companies into industry leaders of substantial size.
Equity commitments typically range from $10 - $100
We provide a unique combination of skills in business
strategy, corporate growth, and mergers & acquisitions. Ascent is
experienced in all phases of the company creation and building process.
Our senior staff offers more than twenty years of experience each in corporate
management, strategy consulting, corporate growth, public accounting,
law, and investment banking.
Ascent Managing Directors
have initiated and closed more than 70 acquisitions and put more than
$250 million of capital to work. We have helped build leading companies
in a broad range of industries including:
We look for industry sectors with characteristics favorable to building large, profitable companies with long-term value and multiple attractive exit options. Our strategies are based upon an in-depth understanding of the industry, important trends, growth strategies and acquisition opportunities, and key financial drivers.
Our objective is to develop and invest in high-quality,
growth businesses with strong management teams to achieve superior rates
of return during a three- to five-year period.
Ascent aligns itself with experienced and successful
management teams. Our emphasis is on growth and value creation, not financial
engineering. Ascent's in-depth understanding of the industry and knowledge
of the most attractive potential acquisitions enables us to play an important,
value-added role in assisting the companies that we help to create.
At Ascent Partners, the philosophy of being a
partner is the cornerstone of our approach: