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.
Timofey joined Ascento Capital in 2024. Timofey is pursuing a B.B.A. with a concentration in Finance at Baruch College – Zicklin School of Business. He has previous experience in Investment Banking, Venture Capital, and Private Equity.
Tirth joined Ascento Capital in 2024 and is currently a first-year MBA student at NYU's Stern School of Business, specializing in Finance and Strategy.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mergers & Acquisitions
We provide high-quality investment banking services on the sell-side and the buy-side.
We provide capital raise services for access to private equity and venture capital firms.
We provide in-depth valuation services and fairness opinions for public and private companies
We provide consulting services by leveraging corporate finance and tech experience.
How to prepare for M&A, your most likely exit avenue
Despite the plentiful headlines about mega billion-dollar M&A transactions, record IPOs and the rapid growth of SPACs, small deals will continue to be the most likely exit for the vast majority of tech startups. In the over 30 years I’ve worked on M&A at White & Case, Barclays and ...
Key issues you should consider before signing an international merger deal
Despite the war in Ukraine, accelerating inflation and increasing interest rates, the technology sector has still seen M&A happening in the United States. In the first half of 2022, large tech M&A transactions included Microsoft acquiring Activision Blizzard for $69 billion, Google buying Mandiant for $5.4 billion, and Elon ...
Operational and finance tips for early-stage startups in a tough market
There is no question that this market is tough for tech startups. The market meltdown today can be compared to the dot-com meltdown in 2000 and the Great Recession meltdown in 2009. But even in tough markets, there are many survivors. This article explores survival tips for startups — ...
Mark-to-market to arrive at a realistic valuation and improve your fundraising odds
Valuations in 2022 have been falling like a rock as the war in Ukraine rages, inflation skyrockets and the Fed tightens the screws. Fintech firm, Klarna, whose valuation plummeted 85% to just $6.7 billion from $45.6 billion a year ago, is an extreme example of this. Klarna’s woes are ...