David Ascott (Partner)

A qualified chartered accountant and MBA, David joined Grant Thornton in 1999 to specialise in advising on Private Equity transactions. He previously spent 13 years with Gresham Trust where he completed 40 deals comprising a range of IBOs, MBOs, MBIs, Development Capital and early stage transactions. David has a wealth of experience of dealing with Private Equity backed companies from both an investment and advisory perspective.


  • David has 20 years experience in the field of private equity

Recent experience has been across a broad range of sectors including Media, Business Services and Leisure transactions with a number of mid market Private Equity firms including August Equity, LDC, Graphite, Gresham and Barclays Private Equity.

Sector Specialism's:

  • Media
  • Business Services
  • Leisure


  • ACA
  • MBA – Cranfield University

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David Ascott

London, Finsbury Square

+44 (0)20 7728 2315