Yorkville Capital Management (YCM) boasts one of the most seasoned MLP investment teams. Our professionals have been successfully researching and investing in MLPs virtually from the inception of the asset class.

YCM team members manage their own capital alongside that of our investors to ensure our interests are aligned with those of our investors.

YCM developed an objective compensation structure that links performance compensation to the achievement of a strategy's investment objectives.


Darren R. Schuringa, CIO, CEO

Mr. Schuringa is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Yorkville Capital Management. Yorkville Capital Management, LLC, is a Registered Investment Advisor dedicated to researching and investing in master limited partnerships (MLPs).

Mr. Schuringa is focused on investing in U.S. energy infrastructure through the MLP structure and has developed several innovative and first-to-market MLP investment solutions. Mr. Schuringa is the lead portfolio manager on Yorkville’s top performing MLP Core Income Strategy, one of the oldest MLP-focused strategies in existence. The firm was recognized by Pensions & Investments as the 4th best performing strategy over the five years ending March 31, 2015 of all U.S. equity managers (1,740).

Prior to founding Yorkville Capital Management, Mr. Schuringa was a Partner with the energy-focused investment firm of Estabrook Capital Management. Mr. Schuringa was co-portfolio manager of a Morningstar five-star rated energy-centric mutual fund and he managed over $1.0B in institutional fund structures and managed accounts. His clients included some of world's largest pension funds and institutional investors.

Mr. Schuringa received a BA in Finance from the University of Western Ontario and an MBA in Finance from the Crummer School of Business at Rollins College. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), a member of New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA), and a member of MLP Association (MLPA).

Leonard Edelstein

Mr. Edelstein is also a pioneer in MLP investing. He was the first member of our investment team to discover the MLP asset class, recognizing very early on the stable and growing income characteristics of the underlying energy infrastructure assets. Mr. Edelstein was a panel member in the most recent edition of Research Magazine's MLP Roundtable published July 2013.

Mr. Edelstein, whose investment career spans 30 years, has focused on and specialized in MLP investment since the sector's rebirth over 20 years ago. Mr. Edelstein has been a financial advisor since 1982, most recently in a Vice President role with Morgan Stanley.

Mr. Edelstein earned his BA from Cornell University and received graduate school fellowship from Case-Western Reserve University.