Ascentris Welcomes Two Analysts to its Investment Team
Denver, Colorado (November 6, 2018) – Ascentris, a Denver-based real estate private equity company, announced today the hiring of Brian Slaughter and James Dockery to assist in the company’s underwriting functions. Mr. Slaughter will start in early December while Mr. Dockery will start shortly after graduating in spring 2019.
Prior to joining Ascentris, Mr. Slaughter, who will serve as a Senior Analyst, was an investment banking Associate at Eastdil Secured Wells Fargo Securities where he provided strategic advice to both public and private real estate companies regarding capital structure, portfolio composition, M&A guidance and joint ventures. Mr. Slaughter received a B.S. in civil engineering from the University of Virginia and an M.B.A. from the University of North Carolina, Kenan-Flagler Business School. Mr. Dockery, who will serve as an Analyst, will graduate from the University of North Carolina, Kenan-Flagler Business School spring 2019 where he is majoring in Finance and minoring in Environmental Studies.
“We conducted an extensive search to identify individuals with strong technical backgrounds who can assist in maintaining the quantitative integrity that is so important to us and our clients,” said Denis Curran, Vice President of Ascentris who lead the search for Ascentris. “We believe both Brian and James fit that mold perfectly and both will make excellent additions to our team and culture,” added Curran.