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Lucas Kranck
Founding Partner at Ascent Private Equity

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Ascent advises Ascent Capital Africa Ltd, the manager of Ascent Rift Valley Fund Ltd, a Mauritius based USD 80 million growth equity fund established in 2014.

Prior to founding Ascent Capital, Lucas spent 5 years with leading Scandinavian law firm Snellman and 12 years in senior roles with Nokia in China, Latin America and Africa, most recently as General Manager, East Africa.

Lucas has spent 13 years in Africa and has been a resident of Ethiopia and Uganda and is currently a resident of Kenya. Lucas holds a law degree from the University of Helsinki and an MBA from INSEAD.