Ascent Investor Relations LLC is a full service investor relations (IR) and corporate communication firm serving private companies, pre-IPO, and public companies across all the industries in the U.S. stock market.

Investor Relations

We build connections with investors.

Media Relations

We create lasting relationships.

IPO Advisory

We help prepare for your IPO.

Private Companies

We go the extra mile for you.

We are experts at providing comprehensive IR activity.

Our mission is to optimize long-term shareholder value and thereby lower the cost of capital for our clients. With a constant focus on our clients’ responsibilities to shareholders, we proactively approach the investment community and seeking strategic solutions.

Our objective is to help our clients to achieve their highest market valuation on the strength of extensive experiences and a powerful networks of industry connections including investment bankers, fund managers, analysts, private equity firms.

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We are experts on all investor relations matters.

Our professional team has brought a broad range of financial and communication expertise to every client across many industries.

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Team of Experts


Tina Xiao


As a well-respected IR professional, Tina founded AIR in 2014, she brings deep capital markets expertise and relationships to her role in developing and executing impactful IR programs, focusing on U.S. listed China based companies. Previously, Tina was a partner of IR Agency for over 5 years, serving U.S. listed Chinese companies.


Terrence DeFranco


Terrence brings to AIR substantial Wall Street experience and capital market advisory platform to U.S. based corporate clients. Prior to joining AIR, Terrence was the Managing Member of OneSource Advisors, a corporate consulting firm focused on providing strategic advisory services to boards of directors of public companies.


Eric Wu


Dr. Wu brings his distinguished stock market experience and academic achievement to AIR. Prior to joining us, Dr. Wu was a Managing Director of NYPC Kopp Fund, a China-based private equity fund. Before that, Dr. Wu was a Senior Vice President at Alliance Advisors LLC, a New York-based IR consulting firm.


Nicolas Palar


Nic joined AIR in 2016 and his expertise in IR support includes message development, corporate communications, press releases, quarterly earnings communications, IR strategy and investor and analyst targeting campaigns.


Eva Xing


Eva Xing joined AIR in 2016 and her area of expertise includes corporate finance and market analytics, supporting company’s financial strategy and guidance, modeling, budgeting, auditing, data analysis and compilation, industry research as well as contributes to financial systems.

Contact Us

We welcome you to contact us for more information about our services.

New York

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733 3rd Avenue, 16th Floor

New York, NY 10017, USA


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Unit 11-B No.16 Lianhuachi Dong Road Xicheng, Beijing, 100000, China

Hang Zhou

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Room 505, West Lake International Trade Center, Hangzhou, 310006, China