Ascento Capital is a boutique investment bank that specializes in the technology sector and provides  advisory services for mergers & acquisitions, capital raises and valuations for technology companies in the United States and internationally.

Team

Ben Boissevain

Founder and Managing Partner

Extensive corporate finance and law experience at White & Case, Erste Bank and Barclays Bank. He speaks regularly on tech panels and has appeared on TV on Fox Business News and Bloomberg.

Veronica Venditti

Associate

Veronica joined Ascento Capital in 2024. Veronica is pursuing a B.B.A. with a concentration in Finance at Baruch College – Zicklin School of Business.

Rikard Lundqvist

Rikard Lundqvist

Industry Expert

Extensive tech sector experience in Sweden and the US. Passionate about technology and its positive impact on the world. Founder of tech companies and senior executive at Ericsson and Ascom.

Edwin Kwon

Edwin Kwon

Industry Expert

Extensive of tech sector experience in Silicon Valley. Connections to Korean, Japanese and US companies, venture capital and corporate venture capital. Executive at Samsung, Philips, NVIDIA and LG.

Transactions

Fair Market Valuation

Valuation for NIC MAP Vision, a Leading Data & Analytics Company for the Seniors Housing Sector

Ascento Capital provided a fair market valuation for NIC Map Vision to support a financing round. In March 2021, Ascento Capital advised The National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC) on a buy side engagement whereby it acquired senior living industry market analytics platform VisionLTC. Together they formed a new company called NIC MAP Vision.

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StreamWeaver, a Leading AIOps Company, Sold to BMC, Backed by KKR

Ascento Capital represented StreamWeaver Technologies, Inc., a leading AI operations ("AIOps") company, in its sale to BMC, a global leader in software solutions for the Autonomous Digital Enterprise. BMC is backed by the private equity firm KKR. StreamWeaver enhances BMC's AIOps capabilities with a broad set of out-of-the-box data integrations.

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Proant, a Swedish IoT company, Sold to Abracon, Backed by The Riverside Company

Ascento Capital represented Proant, a leading IoT antenna company in Sweden, on a sell side M&A transaction. After a global search with a wide outreach to over 100 targets, we had serious interest from companies in the US, Europe, and Asia and selected Abracon in the US for the best strategic fit. Abracon is backed by the private equity firm The Riverside Company.

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Acquired

NIC, a data and analytics company for senior housing, acquired VisionLTC

Ascento Capital represented The National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC) in its acquisition of senior living industry market analytics platform VisionLTC. NIC and VisionLTC formed a new company NIC MAP Vision that includes the NIC MAP® Data Service and provides significantly deeper and broader data for industry stakeholders.

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Services

Mergers & Acquisitions

We provide high-quality investment banking services on the sell-side and the buy-side.

Capital Raises

We provide capital raise services for access to private equity and venture capital firms.

Valuations

We provide in-depth valuation services and fairness opinions for public and private companies

Strategic Consulting

We provide consulting services by leveraging corporate finance and tech experience.

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