INSPIRE, CONNECT, SUCCEED
Strength, Innovation and Growth
Ascentro’s primary objective is to grow and build great companies.
We take a strategic approach that delivers capital and experience to help businesses in all phases of development achieve their full potential.
We deliver innovative solutions, that unlock value and propel growth. We invest in great companies and back inspirational business leaders that will drive future prosperity.
The solutions we provide reflect the insights generated by our experienced and diverse team. Ascentro has been built on a strong foundation of intellectual and financial capital. We have a platform of exceptionally talented people and a business philosophy that rewards initiative and independent thinking.
Above all, our priority is to serve the needs of our partner’s. This commitment is reflected in a culture that values integrity, professionalism and a passion for excellence. It also leads us to operate with prudence, financial discipline, a long-term perspective, and a clear understanding that trust is something we must earn every day.
As careful stewards of capital, we strive to provide solutions that create lasting value for our investors, the companies in which we invest and society at large.
Everything we do is guided by a set of founding principles that define our character and culture; they are at the core of business. These enduring qualities are the shared convictions that we bring to our professional and personal conduct – they are a fundamental strength of our business.
Our goal is to deliver enhanced returns and capital preservation over the long term through a rigorous application of sharp intellect, skilled management and significant capital resources.
Putting our partners’ interests first is at the core of our philosophy which ensures that our interests are always aligned with those of our partners.
We are also flexible in our approach custom-tailoring our investment strategies to a partner’s specific needs and are open and transparent in our approach.
We seek to put capital to work in situations where we can create value. Partnering with strong management teams, investing in growth businesses, achieving operational improvements and utilizing our extensive networks and resources is how we create value for our business partners.
Insight and innovative thinking create opportunity. Ascentro has extensive experience working across a wide range of industries, geographies, asset classes and investment strategies that deliver optimal results. We draw on this expertise and capability to bring the best ideas and judgment to our investments.
We are genuine, honest and transparent in our approach. Professionalism, trust and commitment to integrity underpin our success.
Ascentro’s primary objective is to grow and build great companies.
We provide growth capital and experience to help companies in all phases of development achieve their full potential. Our strategy is based on five key elements: capable people, vertical expertise, value-added support, and aligned incentives.
We help companies improve their competitive position by expanding into new products and markets, growing productivity and strengthening their organizations. Ultimately, we believe our growth-oriented model, results in stronger companies that employ the best people, are socially responsible, and deliver strong returns over the long-term.
Our investment experience covers a wide range of industry verticals and businesses. We play a vital role in providing businesses with the capital and advice to realise their potential. We uncover value by identifying great companies and enhancing their performance by providing patient capital and partnering with strong management teams. This capital helps our portfolio companies launch new business initiatives, make acquisitions to support their long-term plans.
Ascentro provides more than just growth capital. We seek to make the companies we invest in stronger through a bottom-up strategy of transformation. We also bring support for management teams and boards through a network of industry specialists to provide strategic advice on operational improvements, revenue growth purchasing, leadership development and employee health care.
We strive to create value by investing in great businesses where our capital, strategic insight, extensive networks and operational support can help company’s realise their potential.
Our investment approach is based on a disciplined due diligence process that helps us to understand key value drivers, identify risks and opportunities to lift performance. We engage only in friendly transactions and work with talented managements to achieve exceptional performance.
Growth capital can be used to fund acquisitions, fund capex or new plant and equipment, help companies enter new markets, or launch new products. Ascentro are very experienced at identifying and executing acquisition opportunities.
We are patient investors, committed to achieving the best long-term outcomes for our business and investment partner’s.
Ascentro was created to thrive in today’s dynamic market. With tremendous access to opportunities, Ascentro creates investment strategies precisely tailored to the parameters of each investor. This approach allows our investors greater control as to when, where and how their capital is invested.
Our approach is built on lasting long-term relationships that are based on trust and mutual success. We always look to align our interests with those of our partners, and by making their success our priority we are able to take a genuine partnership approach.
Access to extraordinary deal flow
Our innovative approach and extensive network of business owners and industry leaders consistently creates proprietary opportunities for our partners. Ascentro benefits from tremendous deal flow THROUGH leveraging our diverse perspectives, expertise, relationships and market insights.
Ascentro’s Investment Committee is comprised of experienced investment and business leaders, ensuring robust investment analysis and consistency of investment approach. Transparency, rigour and integrity are at the heart of our approach and philosophy.
There is no substitute for experience. Identifying and executing on opportunities takes a special set of attributes – including breadth and depth of experience, strategic perspective and the ability to be agile and decisive where necessary. Partnering with teams who have market leading capability and access to the best advisors, due diligence specialists and industry experts ensures the risk/return profile of our investments are attractive.