About Us

We have an excellent network and extensive private equity experience across the continent which we have strung together to ensure we provide significant value to our partners and investment opportunities we participate in.

Ascension Capital Partners is a black owned private equity firm that commenced operations in June 2018, with a unique value proposition and competitive advantage of immense deal flow by virtue of our sophisticated and broad network in addition to the illustrious transaction experience of the founding shareholders and directors of Ascension.

Our Partners corporate finance network and implementation skills of contributes significantly to Ascensions ability to position itself distinctly for equity transactions.

We are able to source opportunities with potentially superior returns, as well as mandates to raise and structure the financing (whether vendor funded, facilitated or third party capital) to build substantial BEE funds that further the objectives of BBBEE in South Africa as well as establishing a reputable black owned fund manager.

Ascension aims to facilitate sustainable black ownership transactions through the following:

  • Funding BEE transactions with equity versus debt;
  • Maximizing returns for our limited partners whilst furthering the social objective, investing through a black fund manager; and
  • Building of a sustainable and reputable black fund management business.

Ascension’s focus and strength lies in:

  • Private Equity
  • Venture Capital
  • Advisory

We as Ascension are optimistic and passionate about South Africa and the opportunities in this country and the broader African continent. We are driven to be part of the successful economic growth story and transformation.