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Ascend Travelling to Europe – Week of 19 March 2018

Ben Slavet (COO and CFO) and Scott L. Kintz, CFA (PM Industrials and Capital Goods) with Ascend, will join us for a week of roadshow in Europe starting 19 March 2018.

Cities visited will include Paris (19.03.2018), Milan (20.03.2018) and London (22 and 23.03.2018).

Please click the Learn More link for further details.

Please let us know if you would be interested in taking this opportunity to meet them.

The MS Ascend UCITS Fund has is up +4.18% net YTD (as of December 2017).

Benjamin D. Slavet 

Ben Slavet has 25 years of finance, accounting, operations, and business development experience with investment companies. Mr. Slavet has been with the firm since 2001 and his responsibilities include oversight of firm operations, investor relations, and business development activities. Mr. Slavet has been a Certified Public Accountant (Massachusetts) and has been registered with the NASD as a Financial and Operations Principal. Prior to joining Ascend, Mr. Slavet served as the Controller for Scudder Weisel Capital, where he was responsible for all of the financial operations for a registered broker/dealer and investment advisor. From 1992 to 2000, Mr. Slavet worked for KPMG LLP. Mr. Slavet was a Senior Manager in KPMG’s Investment Services Practice, where he provided audit, tax and consulting services to clients within the investment company industry. Mr. Slavet received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in 1992 from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.

Scott L. Kintz

Scott Kintz has over 15 years of experience on Wall Street. Prior to joining Ascend, Mr. Kintz worked in the Cash Management Division at Citadel Investment Group. Prior to Citadel, Mr. Kintz spent two years in the Investment Management Division at Goldman Sachs. Mr. Kintz received a B.A. degree in Business Administration from University of California at Berkeley.