Ascent Capital Partners has a strong commitment to Africa through its three coverage offices in Casablanca, Dakar and Abidjan.


  • Original platform founded in 2010, located in Casablanca and specialized in financial and strategic advisory.
  • Composed of seasoned investment banking professionals with significant experience within large international financial institutions.


  • Launched in late 2013 in Dakar’s city center, on Blvd de la Madeleine.
  • Led by El Hadji Ahmadou Ba as Country Manager.
  • M. Ba brings significant experience in corporate finance, strategic advisory and consulting.

Ivory coast

  • Operations launched in 2013 in Abidjan. Located in the Plateau district, on Avenue de la République.
  • Currently led by Jean Paul Ndjemba as Partner and Managing Director.
  • M. Ndjemba brings significant experience in many areas of the bank including corporate and investment banking.