Ascend Announces Strategic Hiring of Parth Sharma and Emily Morgan

Ascend Capital Group Bolsters Team with Strategic Investment and Operation Associate Hires

Washington, DC (February 20, 2024) – Ascend Capital Group, a premier middle-market investment bank, is pleased to announce the strategic enhancement of its team with the appointment of Parth Sharma as an Investment Banking Associate and Emily Morgan as Operations Associate. This expansion emphasizes Ascend’s dedication to providing top-tier financial advisory and operational support.

Parth Sharma steps into the Associate role with a notable history at Financial Technology Partners, where his prowess in strategic sell-side advisory services and capital raising was pivotal. His analytical acumen ensured the success of intricate deals within the SaaS, InsurTech, and supply chain working capital realms. Noteworthy is Sharma’s adeptness at financial modeling and fostering investor relations, which have been hallmarks of his career. With dual degrees in Mathematics and Finance from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Sharma has proven his mettle and leadership, notably as a proactive member of the UMass Triathlon Club.

In the role of Operations Associate, Emily Morgan brings a wealth of experience from her impactful roles at Ardent and the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH). Her strategic contributions at Ardent led to a successful acquisition, showcasing her project management skill set. While at FNIH, she adeptly handled large-scale projects necessitating broad stakeholder collaboration. Emily’s education from Trinity University has laid a strong foundation in operational management and strategic execution. She is poised to enhance Ascend’s growth trajectory and deepen client engagements with her organizational prowess and strategic insight.

Eric Parekh, Managing Director of Ascend Capital Group, reflects on the expansion, stating, “Our team’s ability to offer exceptional guidance to our clients during pivotal business events is a testament to our collective expertise and the deep relationships we forge. Adding Parth and Emily to our roster is a strategic move to augment our capabilities and service offerings. Their fresh perspectives and distinct skills are set to make significant contributions to our firm’s success in a dynamic market environment.”

Ascend Capital Group stands at the forefront of financial advisory services, specializing in M&A advisory, corporate strategy, and investment banking. With a steadfast commitment to crafting tailored solutions that achieve remarkable outcomes, Ascend supports a diverse clientele across numerous industries. For further information, please reach out to Eric Parekh (eric@ascendcg.com).

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Eric Parekh

eric@ascendcg.com | 703.229-9809

"Adding Parth and Emily to our roster is a strategic move to augment our capabilities and service offerings. Their fresh perspectives and distinct skills are set to make significant contributions to our firm's success in a dynamic market environment."

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