Ashton Global matches high-quality, niche, emerging managers with institutional investors and family offices that are seeking alpha from unique investment opportunities.

Ashton Global maintains long-standing relationships based on trust. We seek to be the best emerging manager platform in the world and we are dedicated to exceeding the expectations of our investors. 

Private Direct Lending

Emerging markets offer favorable conditions for the growth of direct lending. Direct lending is not only profitable for investors, it also supports communities by providing more affordable credit to job-creating small businesses. Non-bank lending plays a substantial and growing role in emerging economies.

International Small-Cap

Current valuation levels make the traditional case for global investing much stronger. International stocks provide the benefits of diversification, and they also produce high returns on their own. The run-up in US stock prices means that foreign stocks are currently under-owned, relatively inexpensive, and likely to outperform. Frontier markets provide unique opportunities to reproduce the past successes of the emerging markets.

Africa Frontiers Fund

Global investors can no longer afford to ignore the growth of Africa. The total economic output of Sub-Saharan Africa is predicted to reach over $2 trillion by 2020, up from just $300 billion in 2000. Pro-market economic reforms, favorable demographic developments, and the adoption of new technologies also contribute to a steadily improving investment environment.

Litigation Finance Fund

Litigation finance is most appropriate for institutional investors and high-net-worth individuals because of its lack of liquidity and complex nature of modeling the variables that will make up the return, including size and timing of the settlement, and assessing the ability for the defendant to pay. Litigation finance is for sophisticated long-term investors like hedge funds and family offices.

History of Ashton Global Investment Management

From 2005 to 2010 Kijana Mack worked for Cambridge Associates, world’s largest insitutional investment consulting firm. As a leader in the Capital Markets Group, Kijana gained experience across multiple asset classes, and learned the level of service necessary for world’s most sophisticated clients.

Opportunities in Healthcare Real Estate

Opportunities in Healthcare Real Estate

The idea of investing in healthcare real estate is intuitively appealing. The healthcare and real estate sectors often outperform the S&P 500. When we look closer, a combination of demographic and economic factors supports the growth of healthcare real estate....

Bhutan: An Investor’s Dream

Bhutan: An Investor’s Dream

Bhutan combines a strong record of economic growth with an equally impressive commitment to the environment, society, and good governance. Bhutan also enjoys a favorable location between India and China, two of the fastest-growing economies in the world. A burgeoning...

Infrastructure and Power Opportunities in Kenya

Infrastructure and Power Opportunities in Kenya

Kenya already has an impressive record for developing its infrastructure and power system. According to the World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Competitiveness Report, Kenya has the most competitive economy in East Africa. Although it is still a frontier market, Kenya’s road quality is above average at 61 out of the 140 nations evaluated by the WEF.

Kijana Mack, Senior Managing Director

“We are grateful for our client’s trust and commitment, and we work diligently to exceed your expectations.”

Why Do Emerging Managers Outperform?

Emerging managers substantially outperform more mature hedge funds because they are more nimble and can invest in ideas that are often overlooked by larger firms. According to a study by Preqin, emerging funds (less than three years old) earned an average of 12.2%...

Vietnam: Investing in Export-Led Growth

Vietnam is already rapidly industrializing and reducing barriers to trade. However, it is still a frontier market with low prices and abundant opportunities for value investors. Vietnam’s GDP increased by 7.1% in 2018 and The Asian Development Bank forecasts...

The Growing Case for International Investing

Current valuation levels make the traditional case for global investing much stronger. International stocks provide the benefits of diversification, and they also produce high returns on their own. The run-up in US stock prices means that foreign stocks are currently...

Private Equity in Latin America

Stock markets in Latin America are like the US markets of the late 20th century in many respects. The Latin American equivalent of the post-WWII baby boom occurred decades later, which suggests that stock valuations could increase substantially. World Bank statistics...

Opportunities in Healthcare Real Estate

The idea of investing in healthcare real estate is intuitively appealing. The healthcare and real estate sectors often outperform the S&P 500. When we look closer, a combination of demographic and economic factors supports the growth of healthcare real estate....

Niche Private Equity Opportunities in Asia

Although Asia still presents opportunities, excess returns are becoming more difficult to find as markets continue to develop. Growth is increasing in less developed countries, while former leaders are slowing down. Most notably, China’s GDP growth rate fell...

Niche Investments in Water Infrastructure

There is an enormous unfulfilled demand for water infrastructure. Private investors who meet that demand may be able to earn excess returns while supporting the sustainable development of public resources. Private Equity Investment and Economic Activity The American...

Investing in Rising Africa

While unpredictable protectionist measures rattled US markets during 2019, Africa has been moving toward free trade. The total economic output of Sub-Saharan Africa is predicted to reach over $2 trillion by 2020, up from just $300 billion in 2000. Pro-market economic...

Infrastructure and Power Opportunities in Kenya

Kenya already has an impressive record for developing its infrastructure and power system. According to the World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Competitiveness Report, Kenya has the most competitive economy in East Africa. Although it is still a frontier market, Kenya's road quality is above average at 61 out of the 140 nations evaluated by the WEF.

India: A Growing Market for Private Equity

The best investments often reveal themselves during downturns, and India has shown strength in adversity. India’s economy continued to thrive even as rising interest rates in the United States put pressure on emerging markets. World Bank statistics show that...

Frequently Asked Questions About Litigation Finance

What is litigation finance?Litigation finance is the provision of funds by a third party to a plaintiff in exchange for part of a legal settlement. It can also involve directly financing attorneys and plaintiffs to pursue cases against large defendants. The investor...