Agecroft appoints Sauls to head European marketing
Hedge fund consulting firm Agecroft Partners has appointed Jim Sauls as managing director and head of European marketing.
In the new role, he will head Agecroft’s marketing efforts in Europe and assisting with due diligence on potential managers the firm may represent. This includes sharing advice regarding hedge fund asset allocation, manager selection, hedge fund industry trends, industry survey results and being the liaison between investors and the select hedge funds that have made it through their due diligence process.
Sauls has over 20 years of institutional experience marketing hedge funds and derivative products on a global basis. Before Agecroft Partners hespent 10 years with Calatrava Securities, where he was director of marketing and CEO of their affiliated commodity pool operator.
In these roles he raised capital from both European and US investors for multiple hedge fund managers and became intimately acquainted with all aspects of hedge fund operations, risk management, administration, compliance and reporting.
He has also worked at Fimat USA and Sanwa Futures, where he developed a strong understanding of global capital markets and international investors.
Agecroft Partners was founded in 2007 with the thesis of creating an institutional quality hedge fund consulting and third party marketing firm. Since its founding, Agecroft Partners has been selected six years in a row as the Third Party Marketer of the Year by a major hedge fund industry organization. Agecroft utilizes an institutional due diligence process when evaluating hedge funds and represents less than 1% of the hedge funds that the firm analyzes.