SOURCE: BTS Asset Management

February 14, 2011 15:06 ET

Tony Acquadro Appointed Vice President of Institutional Markets for BTS Asset Management

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - February 14, 2011) - BTS Asset Management, of Lexington, MA, today announced that Tony C. Acquadro has been appointed Vice President of Institutional Markets. Founded in 1979, BTS is a Registered Investment Advisor and is one of the nation's oldest third party money managers, providing risk management solutions for investors.

BTS manages over $2 billion in individual, corporate, and pension accounts and works with over 3,500 financial professionals. BTS has a track record spanning over 3 decades.

Acquadro will head the firm's institutional division out of Connecticut and is responsible for managing and developing relationships with Banks, Institutional Investors, Fund of Funds, Pension Funds, Foundations, Endowments and Family Offices. 

"We believe that our risk management strategies that have continued to improve over the past 30 years will be an attractive solution for client assets. As we see more and more baby boomers heading towards retirement, we see a growing need for risk managed portfolio solutions to meet liability driven investment needs of many institutions servicing retirees," said Mr. Pasts, CEO. "We are pleased to have Tony lead our dedicated institutional marketing effort as the world markets grow increasingly more difficult for investors to navigate." 

"I am excited to be part of BTS's team and look forward to expanding the brand among institutional investors globally. After developing a solid decade-long track record since 2000, BTS is now focused on expanding its fixed income hedge fund to additional outside investors," said Mr. Acquadro.

Mr. Acquadro was most recently Managing Director of MFI Associates and MFIP, a Philadelphia based Family Office and Money Management firm. Prior to that he was Chairman of DaVinci Investment Advisors, Inc., a hedge fund he co-founded in Ridgefield, CT. Before DaVinci, he was National Vice President for ProFund Advisors in Bethesda, MD. Before ProFunds, he was Head Technical Analyst at On-Site Trading in Bethesda, Maryland. Mr. Acquadro began his career in securities as a Vice President at Morgan Stanley in Washington, DC. He received a Bachelor of Science in Finance and a Bachelor of Science in Marketing Management from Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Mr. Acquadro speaks fluent Italian and is an Affiliate Member of The Market Technicians Association and The National Association of Active Investment Managers.

About BTS Asset Management
BTS is a family run Registered Investment Advisor that believes many investors are looking for an alternative to traditional buy and hold strategies. BTS takes a capital preservation approach seeking to deliver consistent, steady returns over the long haul, while mitigating downside risk to the extent possible. For more information on BTS' hedge fund please call Tony at 1-800-343-3040 Ext. 365 or email tacquadro@btsmanagement.com.

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