Founding Member & Investment Principal
Vasanth is a founding member of Ascent. He has about 12 years of experience in private equity and capital markets. As an investment principal, he is responsible for sourcing and evaluating deals and representing the fund on the boards of portfolio companies. He has worked with the Ascent’s partners on assignments relating to investments, mergers and acquisitions, valuation studies, fund raising for portfolio companies, business plan reviews and due diligence reviews across various industries. Prior to joining UTI Ventures, he was with UTI's investment operations, wherein he was involved in primary market equity investments and debt investments across sectors. Vasanthakumar is a Mechanical Engineer from PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore and an MBA from Bharathidasan Institute of Management, Tiruchirappalli.