Ascendi Capital

Adeola (Ade) Oladimeji


Founder & Managing Partner

Adeola (Ade) has 15+ years of investment and financing experience of which 13+ years have been in real assets – real estate, power (conventional & renewable energy), oil & gas, healthcare, infrastructure, logistics, and SaaS specializing in private equity, M&A and strategy advisory in Canada and internationally. He is privileged to have helped invest and advised on $1billion+ USD private equity and M&A advisory transactions.

As Head, Alternative Investments at TAK Asset Management, Adeola was responsible for and led all private equity investment programs and M&A transactions. While at Kappafrik Group, he held multiple senior management positions – Director,  Private Equity; CFO; and Senior Investment Adviser including non-executive director at Kappafrik Ghana Ltd. He was a member of the investment team at the defunct Abucap – a private equity Fund providing growth capital to small-to-medium sized oil & gas, power, and infrastructure companies in Nigeria & West Africa.

Adeola holds a bachelors degree in Finance from University of Lagos, Nigeria. A charter-holder and member of :

– CAIA (Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst), US

– CPA (Chartered Professional Accountants), Canada

– ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), UK