Richmond, VA (PRWEB) October 13, 2010
Agecroft Partners for the third year in a row has been selected as a finalist for Third Party Marketing Firm of the Year by a major industry organization (finalist for HFMWeek's 2010 Marketer of the Year). Agecroft Partners was the winner of the HFMweek's 2009 Best Third Party Marketer, dual winners (in 2008 and 2009) of Opal Financial's Third Party Marketer of the Year and finalists for Foundation and Endowment Money Magazine's 2009 Marketer of the year. 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 40 alternative investment conferences over the past few years and have appeared in over 100 industry articles. Agecroft Partners was founded in 2007 with the thesis of creating an institutional quality hedge fund consulting and third party marketing firm.
Agecroft's 5 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 organization they represent range from approximately $170 million to $5 billion in assets under management with an average of $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).