Why Us

We would like to underscore the evident clarity of our purpose and the distinguishing strengths Crescentem brings to bear in accomplishing that purpose:

  • Spend just a few minutes with us and you will quickly observe that we are passionate about alternative investment markets and embody an unparalleled intellectual depth in their understanding and management best practices. We cut to the heart of the matter with precision; a cardinal covenant borne in mind in all we do.

  • Our experience encompasses over two decades of incisive expertise honed at investment firms, partaking in the management of hundred billion dollars as well as emerging firms with just $100 million under management. In other words, we have run the experiential gamut of alternative investment management practices from varying perspectives and differing challenges.

  • Our unique and extensive industry experience is married with rigorous proprietary research and due diligence to ensure that we only represent outstanding alternative investments with superlative management teams. To fully engage in pursuance of distinctive money-making ideas for investors, we undertake comprehensive research via all angles of inquiry: fundamental, quantitative, macroeconomic, and technical.

  • Risk budgeting weighs heavily in our process. We combine logic with wisdom to avoid uncompensated sources of risk. We strive to effectively manage risk while seeking alpha-generating managers for investors and believe risk management includes both limiting and ensuring that the amount and kinds of risk undertaken are in alignment with each investor's objectives.

  • By design, we are an independent firm and have no conflicts of interest. No other businesses or lines of work compete for our attention nor is our professional destiny subordinated to any other entity. Our interests are congruently aligned with investors and their need to allocate capital to best-in-breed investment managers.

-Arshad Azim, Managing Principal