The Rapid Growth of Jeffrey Schneider’s Ascendant Capital

Ascendant Capital, LLC is an alternative investment firm which is based in Texas. The company acquires private equity, real estate and hedge funds which investors cannot easily access. After having identified the resources, Ascendant Capital comes up with innovative and value-added deals which are made available for investors. The offerings usually go with marketing, sales, operational and educational services which are then issued through international banks, family offices, private banks, U.S brokerage firms and registered investment advisors. Under the leadership of Jeffry Schneider, the company has grown from having just two employees to more than thirty in the last five years.


During this period, Jeffry and his crew have raised over $1 billion on behalf of some managers. Ascendant works with 250 investment advisors, more than 50 broker-dealers and quite a large number of family offices. The growth rate for the past five years has been incredible, and Mr. Schneider and his crew are looking forward to a better future. Their target for this year is to raise around $50 million on a monthly basis. The open dialogue and sense of trust of the team at Ascendant is one of the reasons they are a leader in the financial services sector.


Jeffrey Schneider is the founder and chief executive officer of Ascendant Capital. Mr. Schneider, a native of Manhattan, began his career his career in the financial services industry after he graduated from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Jeffry started by working for some popular financial services such as Merrill Lynch, Smith Barney, and Alex Brown & Sons. Working for other firms for many years exposed him, and he acquired valuable skills needed in the financial services sector.


The most important skill he gained was cultivating healthy relationships with his clients and the knowledge of alternative investment methods. Jeffrey began working for Paradigm Global Advisors (a fund of funds) in 2002, and this helped him to learn the skill of analyzing managers. He used all the skills he had gained to establish Ascendant Capital. Aside from Ascendant Capital, Jeffry supports charitable organizations such as the Gazelle Foundation, Cherokee Home for Children and Wonders and Worries. During his leisure time, he loves to stay fit, spend time with his family and travel. He is a resident of Austin, Texas.

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