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Agecroft Partners to host new hedge fund conference to benefit Hedge Fund Cares and World Pediatric Project

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Agecroft Partners is to donate all the profits from its new conference Gaining the Edge – 2016 Hedge Fund Marketing Leadership Summit taking place on 28 April at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City to children’s charities Hedge Fund Cares and the World Pediatric Project.

“We are happy to support these wonderful charities both financially and to enhance their awareness throughout the hedge fund industry,” says Don Steinbrugge (pictured), Managing Partner of Agecroft Partners.
The focus of the conference is “How to Enhance the Asset Raising Capability of Your Hedge Fund Organisation” and will feature many of the world’s most influential hedge fund marketing experts. Panelists will include most of the heads of capital introduction from the top prime brokerage firms such as Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citi Global Markets, Inc., Deutsche Bank Securities, Goldman Sachs, Jefferies & Company, Societe Generale and Wells Fargo Prime Services. 
Some of the key topics that will be covered include: What are the firms that raise significant assets doing differently? What factors do institutional investors use to evaluate hedge fund managers? How to create an effective marketing strategy. How to improve your marketing presentation to enhance investors’ perception of your firm.  What fund strategies are the most attractive to investors right now? What type of investors are allocating to hedge funds? Where is money being allocated outside the US and how do you raise assets outside the US?  
Gaining the Edge – 2016 Hedge Fund Marketing Leadership Summit is expected to sell out quickly, with over 600 registrants. Registration for hedge fund managers is free, although they are asked to make a voluntary donation. Sponsors for the event so far include: US Bancorp Fund Services, Kleinberg Kaplan, Baker Tilly, Imagineer Technology Group, CME Group and Anchin.
Agecroft Partners is also the co-organizer of “Hedgeopolis New York” where the firm has donated all of its profits to non-profit organisations that benefit children. For more information about the upcoming conference, please visit the website www.apgainingtheedge.com.
Hedge Fund Cares/Help for Children is an international charity, supported largely by the hedge fund industry, whose sole mission is preventing and treating child abuse. Each year, HFC gives grants to community based nonprofit organizations throughout the US, Canada, the Cayman Islands and the UK that address child abuse through education, support (for victims or at risk families), research, and training. Over 50,000 people are directly impacted by HFC’s grants every year.
World Pediatric Project provides critical-care health services to children in the Caribbean and Central America. The WPP helps children by sending surgical and diagnostic teams to partner countries to provide onsite treatment to children in need and to educate and train local nurses and doctors in order to create a sustainable, long-term healthcare solution. WPP’s vision is to give every child, regardless of geography, access to quality, critical care in order to live a full and productive life.

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