Jeffry Schneider is an expert in securities and investment. He has been working in the financial services industry for over 17 years. A graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Jeffry Schneider is the founder of Ascendant Capital an Austin, Texas-based boutique investment firm. The company offers a diverse range of operational, sales, education and marketing services. They also offer an innovative approach to financial structuring to raise funds for alternative asset fund sponsors of both established and emerging companies.
The company works with registered investment advisors, private banks, broker-dealers and family offices to distribute private and public offerings worldwide. Schneider has led Ascendant Capital to 5 years of rapid growth. During that time the company has grown from 2 to over 30 employees and his team has been able to raise almost $1 billion for several managers. The company also works with countless family offices, 250 investment advisors and over 50 brokers. The capital Jeffry Schneider and his team has raised was used to buy auto dealership, tech companies, real estate and more.
Schneider says while this growth has been amazing, he sees the rate of growth accelerating in the coming years. Schneider anticipates the company raising about $50 million a month this year. He sees alternative investments as an excellent way for investors to diversify their investment holdings and reduce volatility. The smartest groups of money have allocated their largest investment stands to alternative investments at higher rates than most RIAs and client portfolios as under-allocated to alternative investments.
Prior to his founding of Ascendant Capital, Schneider was employed at Merrill Lynch, Smith Barney, Alex Brown, Paradigm Global Advisors and Axiom Capital Management. But Jeffry Schneider is more than just a financial services professional. He’s also a dedicated philanthropist. He gives generously of his time and resources to the Cherokee Home for Children, God Loves We Deliver, Wonders and Worries and the Gazelle. He is also into healthy eating and physical fitness. He has participated in several marathons, half ironman and ironman competitions. He’s also an avid traveler visiting Asia, South America Europe and many other places.
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