Jeffry Schneider is the founder and the current CEO of Ascendant Capital LLC, a boutique based in Austin. The firm works with a network of investment advisors, family offices and private banks to raise funds for emerging and existing sponsors in alternative asset funding. Ascendant Capital employs an innovative approach focusing on sales, marketing, education and financial restructuring. The company offers its services to public and private clients across the world.
Given the current market trends, Jeffry Schneider views alternative investment as a smart way of minimizing volatility and diversifying investment. His vast expertise in the alternative capital market has led to Ascendant Capital being the leading alternative investment boutique firm in Texas. Schneider’s strong interpersonal skill of developing and maintaining strong ties with his clients has also propelled the growth of his venture.
Jeffry Schneider has been pivotal to the growth and expansion of Ascendant Capital; under his leadership, the firm has expanded its employees’ base from just two to over thirty employees. In the last five years, Schneider and his team have raised over a billion dollars on behalf of several managers using this capital to purchase real estate, tech companies, auto dealerships and much more. Even with such an impressive track record, Schneider and his team aren’t planning on ceasing but are focused on the future. The company is aiming to attain a goal of raising $50 million on a monthly basis this year.
Jeffry attributes Ascendant Capital’s growth to the company’s culture. The firm has a supportive environment which is brought about by open dialogue and a sense of trust among its team members. The company’s idea of transparency which is championed by its founder Jeffry Schneider is extended to all its stakeholders. Ascendant Capital understands its responsibilities to its investors and has made their interests its top priority.
Before joining Ascendant Capital, Jeffry Schneider served in senior management positions for both Axiom Capital Management and Paradigm Global Advisors. He has also worked in renown financial firms like Alex Brown, Smith Barney, and Merrill Lynch. In his time at these companies, Schneider mastered the art of investment and acquired an in-depth knowledge of the alternative market. Schneider holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.