Ascento Capital focuses exclusively on the tech sector and has extensive experience in Artificial Intelligence, Data, Analytics, MarTech, PropTech, FinTech, InsurTech, RegTech, HealthTech, IoT, Cloud, eCommerce, SaaS, UCaaS, IT Services and Digital Media.
Ascento Capital has extensive, global, senior level connections in an array of private and public companies, private equity firms and venture capital funds in Israel, United Kingdom, Sweden, Switzerland, France, Germany, Korea, Japan, China and India.
The Ascento Capital team has extensive corporate law, corporate finance and technology company operating experience at firms such as White & Case, Erste Bank, Barclays Bank, Samsung, Philips, Nvidia, LG, Vodafone, Ascom and Ericsson.
Founder and Managing Partner
30 years of corporate finance and corporate 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.
Diljinderjit (Dil) Rakhra
22 years of tech sector experience and has worked in Asia, Europe and North America while serving global companies such as Vodaphone, Ericsson and WFI. Esteemed charter member of TiE Boston
32 years of 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.
Pursing a B.B.A. with a concentration in finance at Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business, Non-Profit Intern in New York at Blue Card, Online Intensive Scholar at Girls Who Invest.
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.
July 15, 2021
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.
March 31, 2021
June.ai, an AI company, acquired by Nylas in Silicon Valley
Ascento Capital represented June.ai, a privately held technology company based in New York City. June.ai develops AI-powered productivity tools that perform autonomous tasks such as organizing messages, surfacing attachments, and automating responses. Nylas is a leading provider of universal communications APIs for developers based in Silicon Valley.
March 17, 2020
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.