The alternative investment space is a niche not often available to many investors. It, however, has many opportunities in the modern economy which are diverse and low in volatility. Due to their rapid growth and uncertainty of returns, it makes them one of the best investments. Jeffrey Schneider is the founder of Ascendant Capital, an alternative investment boutique firm based in Austin, Texas. They specialize in identifying private-equity, real estate and hedge funds that are commonly unavailable to investors. After the funds have been determined, they come up with a range of value-added offerings which are supported by an array of educational, operational, sales, financial and marketing services. Ascendant Capital works with a network of private banks, broker-dealers and family offices to distribute the funds.
After graduation, he began his career in his hometown of Manhattan, working for reputable firms such as Merrill Lynch and Smith Barney. Mr. Schneider later joined Paradigm Global Advisors where learned more knowledge on alternative investments and analyzing investment managers so as to advise them on the best investment strategies. With the skills and knowledge Mr. Schneider had acquired, he set up his firm Ascendant Capital in 2009. Under his leadership the company has experienced exponential growth, over $1 billion has been raised on behalf of Ascendant’s managers. Over six years the company has grown from two to over thirty employees, and they estimate to be raising $50 million monthly.
Apart from helping people through Ascendant, Mr. Schneider is also involved in various charities to help the less fortunate such as the Gazelle Foundation, Summer Dream Program, Cherokee Home for Children and Wonders and Worries. He is also a fitness freak who has dedicated himself to training and eating a healthy diet to keep fit. He educates people on the importance of healthy diet and participates in marathons and Ironman challenges. Being a lover of nature and traveling these competitions have enabled him to go to Chile, California and Florida among other places.
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