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Ascensus to Be Acquired by Stone Point Capital and GIC From Private-Equity Consortium

Ascensus announced today that funds managed by Stone Point Capital, the Greenwich, CT-based private equity firm specializing in financial services, along with GIC, Singapore's sovereign wealth fund, have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Ascensus from its current private equity ownership group led by Genstar Capital, Aquiline Capital Partners, and Atlas Merchant Capital. Genstar Capital and Aquiline Capital Partners will maintain a minority stake in Ascensus.

April 26 2021
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Teresa Hassara Named President of FuturePlan by Ascensus

Ascensus—whose technology and expertise help millions of people save for retirement, education, and healthcare—is pleased to announce that Teresa Hassara will join the company as president of its FuturePlan by Ascensus line of business effective April 12, 2021. She will immediately become a member of Ascensus' Operating Committee and report directly to David Musto, president and CEO of Ascensus.

April 12 2021
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Ascensus Acquires Health & Welfare Form 5500 Preparation and Plan Document Services Business from ABV Advisors

Book-of-Business Transaction Boosts Ascensus' Compliance Expertise While Increasing Client Base for Health & Welfare Form 5500 Solutions

March 18 2021
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Ascensus Announces Completion of Truist Retirement Recordkeeping Acquisition

All Heritage BB&T Plans Successfully Transitioned to Ascensus Platform

Ascensus—whose technology and expertise help millions of people save for retirement, education, and healthcare—has completed the acquisition of the heritage BB&T bundled retirement recordkeeping business from Truist Bank that was announced on January 6, 2021. Financial terms of the deal, which closed on March 3, were not disclosed.

March 05 2021
Thought Leadership
State of Savings: December 2020

The economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been felt far and wide, both in the U.S. and globally. But what has it meant for tax-advantaged savings levels in vehicles such as retirement , 529, and health savings & flexible spending accounts? Our proprietary data, tracked over the course of 2020, reveal shifts in contribution and withdrawal behaviors by business owners and individuals in response to the financial challenges posed by the pandemic. Overall, these insights suggest a continued appreciation for the importance of savings and the ability to access these savings when needed.

March 01 2021
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Ascensus Launches READYSAVE™ 529 Mobile App

First-of-Its-Kind Education Savings App Makes It Easy for Users to Access Information, Track Progress, and Make Contributions

February 02 2021
News Releases
Ascensus Announces Agreement to Acquire Recordkeeping Retirement Business from Truist

Transaction Includes Heritage BB&T Plans Along with Heritage BB&T Outsourced Recordkeeping Business Currently Serviced by Ascensus

January 06 2021
Thought Leadership
State of Savings: August 2020

Our proprietary data reveals how individuals in the U.S. have changed their savings behaviors over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic as business and travel restrictions disrupted our economy. Throughout the summer months, we've started to see some very early signs of recovery.

August 31 2020
Thought Leadership
State of Savings: October 2020

Our proprietary data reveals how individuals in the U.S. have changed their savings behaviors over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic as business and travel restrictions disrupted our economy.

October 26 2020
News Releases
Ascensus Receives Top Honors from Retirement Plan Sponsors for Providing Best in Class Support

Firm Wins Most Best in Class Awards for Plans Up to $50MM in PLANSPONSOR Defined Contribution Survey

February 01 2021