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Ascent Global Partners - Company Details

Ascent Global Partners

Company Description

INTRODUCTION ASCENT GLOBAL PARTNERS’ aim is to provide the highest level of recruitment services to both our clients and candidates around the world, while at the same time providing a professional and exciting work environment, where our employees can build their careers.

Ascent Global Partners takes pride in providing its clients with superior front office and HR business solutions. Founded in June 2012, the firm is headquartered in Tokyo under the careful guidance of Representative Director John Byrne. Initially specializing in the Japanese equities market the company has grown exponentially to cover fixedincome, asset management, wealth management and insurance. Ascent Global Partners consultants’ vast experience in working across the financial services industry in Japan and the APAC region is founded on integrity and excellence. AGP takes pride in becoming the preeminent boutique recruitment firm for the financial sector. With our combined industry experience of upwards of fifty years, AGP’s clients are assured in the knowledge that we will find the most highly skilled and accomplished personnel to fulfil their specific hiring needs. We are committed to developing long term relationships with our partners and providing them with many years of steadfast service.

Current Business Sectors

• Equities

• Fixed Income

• Asset Management

• Legal 

• Industrial

• Technology

Our Approach Ascent Global Partners offers a bespoke recruitment service tailored specifically to each client’s needs. We engage closely to ensure the most appropriate and successful business approach. FOR CLIENTS


At Ascent Global Partners we take pride in and stand by our knowledge of the APAC market. We aim to bring our clients the most relevant and up to date information and be a true resource for helping them grow their businesses. Each of our team members is an expert in their given capacity and takes pride in keeping astride of the changes and developments inherent in their industries.


Every market is influenced by the culture in which it resides. At Ascent Global Partners we address Japanese culture with the utmost sensitivity and adapt our international approach to the nuances therein.


Ascent Global Partners applies a range of recruitment strategies according to client needs. These include retained, exclusive, contingent and customized team buildout strategies. It is exceedingly important to us that our client’s needs are carefully considered and addressed effectively.


At Ascent Global Partners we wish to foster long term relationships with our clients. In order for these relationships to prosper we believe in developing strong partnerships built on dedicated service. In addition to finding the best potential recruits we offer advice on best recruitment practices, market salaries, competitor movements, organizational breakdown and strategic hiring opportunities.


At Ascent Global Partners we value integrity in our work. Our approach to business always considers the lasting significance of our efforts and commitment. We value long term relationships and ethical standards over short term gain. Our business is only as strong as the relationships we foster on both the client and candidate side. Honesty, integrity and commitment are the foundations on which we have built our service. “If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it.” – M. Fuller “To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity.” – D. Adams

Company Details

Head Office
Main Business
John Byrne  
Number of Employees
1 - 10  


Main Office
5F VORT Kanda
1-3-1 Kajicho,, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo, Japan, 1010044

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