Times have changed and so has the financial sector. The traditional methods of finances such as loans and mortgages from banks and other financial institutions have become too cumbersome and time consuming to rely on. Additionally, investments such as buying shares, bonds and acquiring other companies have become too tricky and may lead to huge losses if not well monitored. This is why Jeffry Schneider and his team at Ascendant Capital are greatly involved in offering alternative investments with an aim to enable their clients diversify their holdings. This ensures reduced risk and maximum returns for his clients. They also raise finances for established and new alternative asset fund sponsors. The clients for Ascendant capital include at least 50 broker dealers, numerous family offices, private banks and 250 investment advisors.
Schneider founded Ascendant Capital; a Texas-based Alternative investment firm, in 2009 and is currently the Chief Executive Officer. Under his management, Schneider has grown the company greatly by properly training and coordinating the employees and also treating each customer individually. Initially, the company had only two employees but currently employs more than 30 people. The team is made up of operating and financial professionals involved in sourcing, structuring and innovating new alternative investment offerings. The company offers a comfortable environment for the team encouraging open dialogue, trust and transparency among them. This ensures that each member is at his best. The team is well vast with the market conditions today and is trained to raise as much capital as they can for their clients. They have raised more than $1 billion over the course of its operation. They look to raise at least $50 million every month this year. Schneider believes that given the growth in alternative investments in the recent years, they are bond to grow further in the coming years.
Schneider’s extensive experience in the finance and capital management is one of the factors leading to the great success of Ascendant Capital. Before forming his own company he had a 24 year experience working with great companies such as Axiom Capital management, Alex Brown & Sons, Paradigm Global Advisors and Merrill Lynch. A Bachelor’s degree from University of Massachusetts in Amherst gives him the necessary educational background to conquer the market.
Schneider is a generous person and assists the less fortunate in the society. For example, he makes donations to charitable organizations such as Cherokee Home for Children, Wonders and Worries and the Gazelle Foundation. When he is not working, Schneider takes part in body fitness activities. He eats healthy and does exercise. He has participated and successfully completed several marathons, iron man and half iron mans. He also loves to travel around the world with his friends and family and has been to Europe, Asia, South America and other parts of the world.