What we do

We like to get to know the people who do the business and the way their business is done. Working with the team who have built it, truly understanding its operations and market environment, rigorously exploring its potential and then selecting the best capital solution for the good of that business. With a strong network of investment partners and access to significant resource we can offer a variety of solutions based on fit, not simply availability.

Private Equity

We actively invest in ambitious companies where we believe we can make a significant contribution. Whether that be through providing liquidity to existing shareholders to realise value, funding acquisitions, optimising capital structures or providing the resources required to identify and implement strategic initiatives to accelerate growth. Working in partnership with experienced management teams and owners, often this means not only leveraging our deep industry knowledge, expertise and networks but also utilising our financial resources for the benefit of the company and all its shareholders.

Ascentro Private Equity has significant experience in the following type of transactions:

  • Growth capital
  • Management Buy Outs (MBO’s)
  • Management Buy Ins (MBI’s)
  • Owner succession
  • Pre Initial Public Offering (IPO) funding
  • Shareholder replacement
  • Sector consolidation
  • Divestments
  • Public to Private (P2P)
  • Debt reduction
  • Buy and build

Institutional Capital

The Ascentro team has widespread and longstanding valued relationships with many of the world’s leading institutional investors who are active in the Australasian market and can provide both debt and equity capital. With these relationships we are able to align your investment needs with the rich detailed market knowledge, insight and understanding required to secure the right institutional capital partner for your business or property project.

Ascentro Institutional Capital is focused on funding requirements between $20m to $1bn across the following instruments:

  • Senior debt
  • Stretch senior
  • Mezzanine
  • Preference equity
  • Loan notes
  • Ordinary equity
  • Unitranche
  • Private credit


With our detailed understanding of the Australasian market and the many various capital products and structures available, we are able to source and seamlessly execute the most beneficial solution to support your business needs and ambition. Our extensive experience comes from being involved over many years in numerous transactions across the globe in both an advisory capacity and importantly as an investor, lender and borrower ourselves.

The Ascentro Advisory team have considerable experience in the following:

  • Company sales
  • Shareholder liquidity/replacement
  • Growth capital
  • Divestments
  • Debt restructuring
  • Refinancing
  • Sector consolidation
  • Pre Initial Public Offering (IPO) funding
  • Corporate strategy
  • Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
  • Post merger integration
  • Management Buy Outs (MBO’s)

If you are keen to hear more about how Ascentro might be an ideal partner for you, contact us here.

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