07.21.2016
By John D'Antona Editor, Traders Magazine

Agecroft Partners Announces New Hedge Fund Conference to Benefit Nonprofit Organizations that Help Children

07.21.2016 By John D'Antona Editor, Traders Magazine

Agecroft – New York- Agecroft Partners announced that all profits from its new conference, Gaining the Edge – 2016 Hedge Fund Investor Leadership Summit, taking place on December 7th in New York City, will be donated to  support children in need. This reflects an ongoing commitment by Agecroft Partners to help non-profit organizations that benefit children  The partners of Agecroft have donated over $350,000 during the past 3 years, including 100% of their profits from conferences they have hosted. Agecroft will announce which nonprofits will be the event’s main beneficiaries closer to the conference date.

Gaining the Edge – 2016 Hedge Fund Investor Leadership Summit will be comprised of panel discussions among some of the world’s most influential hedge fund investors where the objective is to have candid, robust conversations and debates about various ways to enhance the risk adjusted returns of a diversified hedge fund portfolio. Speakers will include decision makers at pensions, endowments, foundations, institutional consultants, and funds of funds.  Hedge funds are not an asset class, but a fund structure that includes numerous strategies. Although both are important, choosing the right strategies in which to invest is more important than selecting the best managers for a diversified portfolio.  Unlike most hedge fund conferences that feature hedge fund managers who are heavily biased toward their own strategy, this conference will showcase only leading hedge fund investors as panelists who will provide their independent view on which hedge fund strategies look the most attractive given current capital market valuations and economic forecasts.  Panel discussions will also focus on key issues in performing industry leading-edge/best practices hedge fund due diligence.

Agecroft expects this conference to sell out with 600 registrations, similar to what the firm achieved at their Gaining the Edge – Hedge Fund Marketing Leadership Summit in April. For more information or to register please visit  www.apgainingtheedge.com.

About Agecroft Partners Agecroft Partners is a global consulting and third party marketing firm that has won over 30 awards as the Hedge Fund third party marketing firm of the year. Agecroft strives to be a thought leader in the hedge fund industry and frequently writes white papers covering industry trends by leveraging the knowledge they gain through the thousands of investors with whom they are in contact on a regular basis. These investors include a global array of pension funds, endowment funds, foundations, insurance companies, private banks, fund of funds, family offices, investments consultants and sovereign funds.

Additionally, Agecroft has emerged as one the most sought after firms by industry conferences and the media for the company’s views on the hedge fund marketplace and institutional investors. Members of the Agecroft Partners team have spoken at over 100 alternative investment conferences, have appeared in hundreds of industry articles and are regular guests on business television.

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