About us

A Few Words About Us

From our offices, situated in Belgium we aim to provide our investors with an expert flow of timely advice and ideas derived from the insight gained by our analysts in the course of our research. This information is always detailed, unbiased and objective. Our views on the alternative markets and of the companies whose equities are traded on them is based on a firm understanding of numerous economic, technical and fundamental factors.

Ashton Group is dedicated to providing our clients with not only a comprehensive and diversified portfolio of high yield stocks, but the confidence in that what we offer is based on a sound understanding of the investment opportunity.

Ashton Group is a creative and trustworthy counterpart, capable of moving quickly, efficiently and confidentially. Ashton Group has an extensive track record which demonstrates its ability to execute highly complex transactions on a global scale.

Ashton Group owns and invests in a small number of portfolio companies and each investment is critical to the firm’s success. Ashton Group establishes true partnerships with its portfolio company management teams, who share in any wealth creation resulting from its investments.

Our Company

If you are a small company that is considering going public we have assembled a team of professionals that cannot only secure you financing, but one that can fastrack your initial public offering(IPO). By tapping into our network of partners, we can move as fast as you need to.

Our experienced and committed team of experts and analysts are able to offer a wide range of equity opportunities that are listed on different markets around the globe.

When clients invest with Ashton Group it is with the knowledge and confidence that our interests are in putting their needs and financial goals first which is paramount to our combined success.

Our ability to react quickly to changes and therefore maximise investment opportunities by working alongside partners in a global network of industry professionals means that the investor, that chooses to work with Ashton Group, has the security that comes with working with an international organisation that can follow market changes beyond the 9 to 5.

Ashton Group is a specialist stockbrokerage firm, providing bespoke service and an unsurpassed level of expertise to private clients in Europe, Asia and Australasia who have an interest in such investments. Contact us for more information.


Our Philosophy

Our greatest expertise is creating relationships that help our clients and their families reach their financial and life-long goals. To us, success is measured not in dollars and cents but by the number of legacies we help to create. Ashton Group clients benefit from some of the market’s most innovative and unique wealth management ideas.

Sound asset allocation (through diversification) is the key. Even beyond your portfolio, we bring a holistic approach to coordinating a full team, from CPAs, attorneys, risk managers, investment bankers, and other professionals.


Our Mission Statement

To consistently provide investment advisory services that result in superior performance and meet client goals & objectives.

To strive to build long-term, mutually beneficial relationships based upon trust & integrity. To always exhibit a high degree of professionalism, community involvement, & industry leadership.

Institutional Brokerage Services

Ashton Group's institutional brokerage unit, provides a wide variety of capital markets solutions customised to meet the needs of our most-sophisticated institutional clients. We work with more than 800 investment managers globally and trade for more than 1,600 institutional clients.

We believe that it's good business practice to have strong environmental, social and corporate governance principles – and that building these principles into our business practices is good for our investors, employees, investee companies and their stakeholders in the long term.

Ashton Group sees investing from your perspective, and only ever makes recommendations after actually listening to you and understanding your needs.

Our professionalism encourages you to enjoy a personal relationship with your dedicated investment professional, while taking the assurance that we are working on your behalf to secure your future.

By providing our investors with solid advice and ideas that are derived from the insight of the investment business, a client of Ashton Group can rest assured that they are receiving comprehensive reporting and analysis of all pertinent facts and have, at their disposal, a team that acts for them when making an investment decision.As experts in our field, we offer the best and most appropriate advice for your particular investment goals. We view your portfolio as part of our own. Rather than just setting targets we exceed them.


Ashton Group’s team of dedicated experts deliver institutional brokerage capabilities, including:

  • Trade Execution
  • Complement your investment objectives with a flexible, extensive agency-model trading program with a track record of beating market benchmarks on equity execution quality.
  • Brokerage Services
  • Access current global equity market research, intraday and historical data and distinctive, compelling investment ideas.
  • Leverage our experienced traders, advance technology and comprehensive reporting.

At Ashton Group, we put our clients first and work with your best interest in mind.

Ashton Group offers an agency-model brokerage as a service to our custody and administration clients. We do not engage in proprietary trading or investment banking activities.

Clients benefit from our focus on optimising execution and minimising trading cost.

We understand the need for confidentiality, and offer clients a range of methods for accessing liquidity while minimising information leakage.

Our brokerage services are integrated with our core custody and administration offerings, allowing for a simplified relationship model and better-coordinated services.


Our Promise

Integrity and Respect

  • We will Develop and grow our business through sound financial decisions and confidence.
  • We will Innovate and provide excellence while managing risks prudently.
  • We will make decisions that will affect our client’s future but we will hold ourselves accountable for our actions.
  • We will commit our strength and resources to our client’s financial needs.
  • We will aim for our employees to uphold the highest levels of integrity and respect.
  • We will demand honesty at all times.

To value their trust, work to protect their interests and strive to ensure the experience of working with Exponent remains simple and rewarding.

To build that trust, we act with integrity in everything we do, and empathise with the needs of those we work with. That means listening to business owners, backing management teams and always making decisions in our investors’ best interests.

Our Business Principles

Our driving business principles are the foundations of our past successes and the corner stone of your future with us.

As an instrument for portfolio management and diversification, while simultaneously allowing for tax advantaged investing, our goal is to optimize portfolio returns for each and every one of our investors.

Our business, our success and your financial future is based on the principles of those we employ and with whom we work.

We strive to be the best and provide the best service that we can though team work and team culture; the business that we build will continually assess those partners we work with to ensure that they adhere to the standards we impose.

To achieve this, we strive to maintain the highest levels of corporate governance, applying standards of professionalism uniformly across the firm.

Personal Services

Ashton Group sees investing from your perspective.

People are the reason behind our success particularly in assembling the best teams for every investment we make. We are able to bring together people with the most relevant sector and transaction experience, to originate attractive investment opportunities for our investors and to position our portfolio companies for long-term growth.

Our significant personal investment, along with the investments of our management teams and corporate partners, create an unparalleled alignment that positively influences the outcome of our investments.

At Ashton Group, we pride ourselves on our exceptional customer service that matches the quality of our investments.

  • Source proprietary investment opportunities
  • Recognize important market trends quickly and early
  • Conduct efficient and comprehensive due diligence
  • Recruit world-class, experienced professionals
  • Work as a value-added partner with company management
  • Bring strategic relationships with corporate entities operating in our industries
  • Enlist senior advisors and operating partners to help address specific company needs
  • Arrange and structure complex financial strategies appropriate for our unique clients
  • Identify attractive merger and acquisition candidates


Institutional Brokerage Services

Ashton Group's institutional brokerage unit, provides a wide variety of capital markets solutions customised to meet the needs of our most-sophisticated institutional clients. We work with more than 800 investment managers globally and trade for more than 1,600 institutional clients.

We believe that it's good business practice to have strong environmental, social and corporate governance principles – and that building these principles into our business practices is good for our investors, employees, investee companies and their stakeholders in the long term.

Ashton Group sees investing from your perspective, and only ever makes recommendations after actually listening to you and understanding your needs.

Our professionalism encourages you to enjoy a personal relationship with your dedicated investment professional, while taking the assurance that we are working on your behalf to secure your future.

By providing our investors with solid advice and ideas that are derived from the insight of the investment business, a client of Ashton Group can rest assured that they are receiving comprehensive reporting and analysis of all pertinent facts and have, at their disposal, a team that acts for them when making an investment decision.As experts in our field, we offer the best and most appropriate advice for your particular investment goals. We view your portfolio as part of our own. Rather than just setting targets we exceed them.


Ashton Group’s team of dedicated experts deliver institutional brokerage capabilities, including:

  • Trade Execution
  • Complement your investment objectives with a flexible, extensive agency-model trading program with a track record of beating market benchmarks on equity execution quality.
  • Brokerage Services
  • Access current global equity market research, intraday and historical data and distinctive, compelling investment ideas.
  • Leverage our experienced traders, advance technology and comprehensive reporting.

At Ashton Group, we put our clients first and work with your best interest in mind.

Ashton Group offers an agency-model brokerage as a service to our custody and administration clients. We do not engage in proprietary trading or investment banking activities.

Clients benefit from our focus on optimising execution and minimising trading cost.

We understand the need for confidentiality, and offer clients a range of methods for accessing liquidity while minimising information leakage.

Our brokerage services are integrated with our core custody and administration offerings, allowing for a simplified relationship model and better-coordinated services.


Our Promise

Integrity and Respect

  • We will Develop and grow our business through sound financial decisions and confidence.
  • We will Innovate and provide excellence while managing risks prudently.
  • We will make decisions that will affect our client’s future but we will hold ourselves accountable for our actions.
  • We will commit our strength and resources to our client’s financial needs.
  • We will aim for our employees to uphold the highest levels of integrity and respect.
  • We will demand honesty at all times.

To value their trust, work to protect their interests and strive to ensure the experience of working with Exponent remains simple and rewarding.

To build that trust, we act with integrity in everything we do, and empathise with the needs of those we work with. That means listening to business owners, backing management teams and always making decisions in our investors’ best interests.