Richmond, VA (PRWEB) November 05, 2012
Agecroft Partners was recognized by Hedge Funds Review as the 2012 Best US Third Party Marketing Firm. This was determined by voters in their industry survey which included single manager hedge funds, institutional investors, and funds of hedge funds from around the globe. Over 50% of voters manage more than $1 billion and hold executive positions in their organization. Agecroft received more votes than the second and third place finalists combined. Hedge Funds Review has over 10,000 global readers per month.
Agecroft Partners was also recognized at the HFMWeek US Service Awards as the winner in the “2012 Best Third Party Marketing Firm” category, which is the fourth year in a row they have been selected for the award. Winners were named in 39 different categories at the 2012 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. HFMweek and Hedge Funds Review are both considered among the top hedge fund publications in the industry.
While many third party marketers and hedge fund managers have struggled to raise assets, Agecroft Partners is on track to raise over a billion dollars in 2012. A majority of the assets Agecroft has raised over the past year have come from pension funds and endowments, however they have also been successful in raising assets from family offices and funds of funds globally. 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 three years, appeared in over 400 industry articles , and are regular guests on business television including Bloomberg, Reuters Insider and Fox Business News.
Agecroft's partners average over 15 years of industry experience, and all of the partners worked for multi-billion dollar alternative investment firms before joining Agecroft. Members of Agecroft’s team have developed strong relationships with a majority of the 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. The team is in touch with approximately two thousand investors a month on a global basis, with an objective of meeting face-to-face with 60 to 100 investors per month.