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SALE LEASEBACK ADVISORY

With the goals of maximizing the value extracted from company-owned real estate assets and creating the most flexible lease agreement for the operating company, Ascension takes advantage of a robust track record and proprietary methodologies to deliver the best outcome and overall transaction experience for our clients.

Services Include
  • Sale Leaseback Transactions
  • Forward Take-Outs
  • Property Expansion Financing Advisory
TENANT LEASE STRUCTURING

Ascension acts as an extension of our client’s team by generating market rent and lease analyses and spearheading lease negotiations with business sellers, other related parties, and third party landlords with the goal of reducing occupancy costs and optimizing flexibility across leased assets. 

Services Include
  • Market Rent & Lease Analysis
  • Related-Party Lease Negotiations
  • Third-Party Lease Structuring
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BUILD TO SUIT FINANCING

Leveraging our diverse investor universe, Ascension delineates capital sources and assists our clients in navigating the market for available build-to-suit financing, ensuring businesses can optimize the capital structure of new construction projects.  

Services Include
  • Build-to-Suit Valuations
  • Capital Allocations
  • Construction and Development Financing
MARKET DATA & RESEARCH

With global access and strategic local partnerships, Ascension brings precise market intelligence to our clients with an emphasis on boots-on-the-ground data and technology to increase visibility into the markets where clients operate.

Services Include
  • Market Analysis & Data
  • Research Reports
  • Rent and Sales Comparables Analysis
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WHY PARTNER WITH US

Our Network Yields Synergies

Ascension Advisory sits at the intersection of three distinct verticals, Private Equity & Financial Sponsors, Business Owners, and Referral Partners, providing unmatched synergies for our partners. 

Private Equity & Financial Sponsors

As an Ascension partner, whether you're a private equity firm, family office, independent sponsor, search fund or holding company, you'll have access to proprietary investment opportunities from our network of business owner clients and referral partners. Learn More

Private Equity & Financial Sponsors

As an Ascension partner, whether you're a private equity firm, family office, independent sponsor, search fund or holding company, you'll also have access to proprietary investment opportunities from our network of business owner clients and referral partners. Learn More

Business Owners

We help all types of businesses take advantage of the many benefits of the sale leaseback strategy. We provide business owners with creative liquidity solutions, tapping into flexible financing sources that can be used to fuel growth. As an Ascension partner, you’ll also have access to our extensive network of capital partners, M&A firms, and other strategic advisors. Learn More

Referral Partners

We provide real estate advice to you and your clients, whether during the pitching stage, a live transaction, or just for their general knowledge and awareness. As as Ascension partner, you’ll benefit as a preferred provider in our network as we facilitate introductions to business owners, private equity firms, and others seeking your specific services. Learn More

Hear From Our Clients

Max Kathari

"Ascension left me thoroughly impressed with the team’s performance throughout the lifecycle of our sale leaseback transaction. Their team was efficient, knowledgeable, and highly organized...We look forward to working with them in the future."

Max Kothari | Chief Executive Officer | Express Kitchens
Co-Founder of Private Equity Firm-1

"The Ascension team delivered on everything they proposed and hit the aggressive timeline we asked for. Their thoroughness and professionalism throughout the process was fantastic and we won’t hesitate to work with them again."

Co-Founder of Private Equity Firm
Søren Nielsen (3)

"The Ascension team did a great job leading us through this sale leaseback transaction on behalf of the company. The company signed a long-term lease at the facility, demonstrating the business’s commitment to this site."

Søren Hvidberg Nielsen | President | Widex USA
Vice President of Private Equity Firm-1

"The Ascension team delivers reliable and timely execution with attentive and highly responsive service. We trust the Ascension Advisory team to move quickly to achieve our real estate-related objectives."

Vice President of Private Equity Firm
Partner of Midwest Private Equity-1

"This sale leaseback transaction was very important for Whisker. It unlocked meaningful capital for us to redeploy into higher ROI opportunities that will help drive the Company's growth for years to come. The Ascension team was integral to making this possible."

Partner of Private Equity Firm
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"Our goal with the sale leaseback was to position the company to continue investing in advanced technologies and to fund growth. Our success and timing in closing the sale leaseback is a testament to Ascension’s expertise and partnership."

William Goetz | CFO | Alpha Precision PM
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"Ascension delivered an excellent SLB outcome on an accelerated timeline that tracked our M&A process. As such, we were able to consummate a RE deal simultaneously with our M&A transaction and helped us fund the M&A deal."

Associate of Private Equity Firm
Pat Voelker

"I enjoyed our experience working with Ascension. I would recommend Ascension again to be used by our firm or will suggest you all to other PE firms that ask for recommendations."

Vice President of Private Equity Firm
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"We have worked with Ascension in the past, and have always had a very strong experience.  Very strong attention to detail, real-time communication, work ethic, and an excellent grasp of the market are a few of the reasons I continue to work with Ascension."

Principal of Private Equity Firm
Group Chairman of European-Based Private Equity Firm

"The Ascension team supported us every step of the way during our process. The deal team was very helpful in keeping this transaction on track and worked diligently with all parties involved toward a successful close."

Chairman of Private Equity Firm
Joe Cappuccio

"The Ascension team has an amazing ability to parse the complexity out of any transaction providing for a smooth glide to a closing. There is no way we would have achieved even a fragment of our success without them"

Joe Cappuccio | Partner | Trinity Petro
Daryl Scott

“Chelsea and her team did a great job. This transaction provides additional capital allowing us to continue reinvestment into our business that has seen tremendous growth over the last 12 months.”

Daryl Scott | Chief Executive Officer | Surlean Foods
Henry Legere
“We engaged the Ascension team to help us market and sell our medical office property and we couldn’t be more happy with their team, process, and results. I highly recommend the Ascension team.”  
Henry Legere | Founder & CEO | Reliant Immune Diagnostics
Josh Chandler

“Ascension was instrumental in helping Whisker achieve a successful real estate sale leaseback during an increasingly challenging macro environment.”

Josh Chandler | Chief Financial Officer | Whisker
Brian Dennis

"Ascension has allowed us to turbocharge our business expansion. In fact, our last SLB deal was nothing short of incredible – we used the entire sale leaseback proceeds to fund the acquisition of the entire dealership operations – no cash outlay required."

Brian Dennis | President | Dennis & Co. Auto Group
Shamari McCrimons

"It was a pleasure working with the Ascension team on our recent sale leaseback! Great team. Great results."

Shomari McCrimons | Chief Financial Officer | Dirty Dog's Car Wash

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