Thinking Outside of the Transaction

At Ascend, we think outside the transaction to the people behind it.

Be it clients, employees, or prospects, our team believes in humanizing investment banking and the engagement process. We place a high value on operating with integrity, maintaining good relationships, and simply doing the right thing…all while driving value with a sophisticated, data-driven approach.

The Ascend
Way

Putting People First
Putting People First

Humanizing investment banking and the engagement process

Simplifying Complexity
Simplifying Complexity

Achieving simplicity amid complexity with a sophisticated approach

Flexing for the Journey
Flexing for the Journey

Pivoting to provide the type of advisory needed at a moment’s notice

Committing to Singular Attention
Committing to Singular Attention

Promising expertise grounded in best practices but tailored to a client’s unique needs

Partnering with Authenticity & Respect
Partnering with Authenticity & Respect

Creating an environment where ideas to come to life, people thrive, and success flourishes

Providing “In The Trenches”  Experience
Providing “In The Trenches” Experience

Unleashing value with institutional knowledge and expertise

Leadership
Team

Eric Parekh

Managing Director

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Douglas Palmer, Jr. (“DJ”)

Director

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Thien Van Tran

Vice President

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Join us in Creating a New Paradigm in M&A that Puts People First

We are always looking for passionate people who like to roll up their sleeves and solve complex problems as a part of a hard-working, leave your egos at the door, forward-thinking team.

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News &
Insights

Our News

Ascend Announces Two Promotions—DJ Palmer to Managing Director and Thien Van Tran to Director

September 27, 2022

In the News, Our News

Ascend Named Finalist in Three Categories for 2022 M&A Advisor Awards

September 15, 2022

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