William F. (Bill) Peck

Mr. Peck serves Ascendiant Capital Markets as a Managing Director in the firm’s Investment Banking, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Advisory practice. Mr. Peck has over 20 years of experience executing M&A transactions as an investment banker, beginning at Citigroup Global Markets, Inc.  During that time, he has initiated and closed the sale or recapitalization of […]

Scott B. Patten, CPA

Mr. Patten serves Ascendiant Capital Markets as a Managing Director in the firm’s Investment Banking, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Advisory practice, and is responsible for identifying investment opportunities for Ascendiant Capital Fund, L.P. Mr. Patten has twenty years of experience in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, business management and accounting.  As Vice President of the […]

Dr. Christopher Gayde

Dr. Gayde serves Ascendiant Capital Markets as a Managing Director in the firm’s Investment Banking, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Advisory practice, specializing in healthcare and life sciences. Dr. Gayde has ten years of experience as an investment banker in the areas of medical and dental devices, medical and dental laboratories, biotechnology, and life sciences.  He […]

Paul Fejtek

Mr. Fejtek serves Ascendiant Capital Markets as a Managing Director in the firm’s Investment Banking, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Advisory practice. Mr. Fejtek has nearly 20 years of experience executing M&A transactions as an investment banker, beginning at Citigroup Global Markets, Inc. where he was repeatedly honored as the #1 dealmaker in his division and […]

R. Wayne Atwell, CFA

Mr. Atwell serves Ascendiant Capital Markets as a Managing Director in the firm’s investment banking and advisory practice, specializing in natural resources. Mr. Atwell has over 40 years of experience in the mining and minerals sector, during which he has visited over 230 mines and 300 steel mills.   As a senior equity research analyst, […]

Bradley J. Wilhite

Mr. Wilhite is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Ascendiant Capital Markets LLC, a full-service investment banking, equity research, market making, and securities trading firm focused on public and private companies, and institutional and strategic investors. Since establishing Ascendiant in 2001, Mr. Wilhite has provided capital and strategic guidance to hundreds of emerging growth companies in the U.S. […]