Agecroft Partners, a hedge fund consultant and third party marketer has won the Hedgeweek 2013 Award for Third Party Marketer of the Year. Hedgeweek’s 41,000 subscribers: institutional investors, wealth managers, hedge fund managers, and industry professionals, voted on the Awards. Winners were named in 35 different categories on March 1st in London ’s Mayfair District. Agecroft Partners, who also won the Hedgeweek Award in 2012 and in 2011, has been selected 5 years successively as the Third Party Marketer of the Year by a major industry organization.
Agecroft utilizes an institutional due diligence process which incorporates multiple qualitative and qualitative factors in evaluating hedge funds; less than 1% of the hedge funds analyzed are engaged. The hedge funds Agecroft currently represent range in size from approximately $80 million to $7 billion in assets under management.
Agecroft’s six partners average over 15 years of industry experience, and a majority have worked for multi-billion dollar investment firms before joining Agecroft. Members of Agecroft’s team have strong investment knowledge and utilize a consultative approach in developing relations with largest pension funds, endowments, foundations, institutional consultants, insurance companies, family offices, and funds of funds around the world. A significant percentage of these investors have been clients in the past of Agecroft’s partners. The team is in touch with approximately two thousand investors a month globally, with an objective of 60 to100 face to face investor meetings per month.
Agecroft Partners is one the hedge fund industries thought leaders frequently contributing white papers on industry trends and on institutional investor insights. Agecroft has participated in over 80 alternative investment conferences, been cited in over 500 industry articles, and has appeared as a regular guest on business television including Bloomberg, Reuters Insider and Fox Business News.
Agecroft Partners is lead by Donald A Steinbrugge, CFA, a former Founding Principal of Andor Capital Management which became the 2nd largest hedge fund firm. Don was also Head of Institutional Sales for Merrill Lynch Investment Managers. Agecroft Partners was founded with the thesis of creating an institutional quality hedge fund consulting and third party marketing firm. Agecroft is a licensed broker-dealer, registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and is a member of The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), member SIPC and a member of The National Futures Association