(PRWEB) October 24, 2011
Agecroft Partners, the hedge fund consulting and third party marketing firm, was recognized at the 2011 HFMWeek US Service Awards as the winner in the “Best Third Party Marketing Firm” category, which is the third year in a row they have been selected for the award. Winners were named in 34 different categories at the 2011 gala lunch and awards ceremony at Cipriani in New York City. The annual HFMWeek US Service Awards ceremony brings together the leading industry players to celebrate the achievements of top-performing Service Providers to the hedge fund industry. HFMWeek is a leading hedge fund industry publication with international distribution to more than 5,500 fund managers and their key advisors around the world. “Agecroft Partners is honored to be selected for this award. We have worked very hard to create an institutional quality hedge fund consulting and third party marketing firm and believe this helps validate all of our efforts.” stated Don Steinbrugge, Founding Partner of Agecroft Partners.
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 45 alternative investment conferences over the past three years, appeared in over 200 industry articles and are regular guests on business television including Bloomberg, Reuters Insider and Fox Business News.
Agecroft's five partners average over 15 years of industry experience, and four of the partners worked for multi-billion dollar alternative investment firms before joining Agecroft. Members of Agecroft’s team have met with a majority of the largest pension funds, endowments, foundations and institutional consulting firms during their careers, and a significant percentage of these allocators have been clients. In addition, the team has strong relationships throughout the fund of funds, insurance company and family office marketplaces. 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 Partners emphasizes multiple factors in selecting the hedge funds they represent, focusing on established hedge funds with well-defined investment processes, deep infrastructure, and solid historical track records. The hedge fund organizations they work with range from approximately $250 million to $6 billion in assets under management.