Richmond, VA (PRWEB) March 6, 2011
Agecroft Partners has won the Hedgeweek 2011 Award for Third Party Marketer of the Year. In this year's awards Hedgeweek received over 1,100 votes from its readers. This is the fourth year in a row Agecroft Partners has been selected as the Third Party Marketer of the Year by a major industry organization. In addition, Agecroft Partners has emerged as one the most sought after firms by industry conferences and the media for their views on the hedge fund market place and institutional investors. They have spoken at approximately 50 alternative investment conferences over the past few years, have appeared in approximately 200 industry articles and are regular guests on business television including Bloomberg, Reuters Insider and Fox Business News. Agecroft Partners was founded in 2007 with the thesis of creating an institutional quality hedge fund consulting and third party marketing firm.
Agecroft's five partners average over 15 years of industry experience and four of their partners have worked for multi-billion dollar alternative investment firms before joining Agecroft. Their partners have met with a majority of the largest pension funds, endowments, foundations and institutional consulting firms during their careers and a significant percentage of them have been clients. In addition, their team has strong relationships throughout the fund of funds, insurance company and family office market places. They are in touch with approximately a thousand investors a month on a global basis with an objective of meeting face to face with 60 to 100 investors per month.
Agecroft utilizes multiple factors in selecting the hedge funds they represent which focuses them on representing established hedge funds with well defined investment processes, deep infrastructures, and solid historical track records. The hedge fund organizations they represent range from approximately $170 million to $5 billion in assets under management with an average of approximately $2 billion.
Agecroft Partners was founded by Donald A Steinbrugge, CFA, a Founding Principal of Andor Capital Management when it was the 2nd largest hedge fund firm in the world. Don was also Head of Institutional Sales for Merrill Lynch Investment Managers. 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 (NFA).