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PBHFA’s Spectacular Bankers Row Rooftop Social ! (Slide Show )

PBHFA’s Spectacular Bankers Row Rooftop Social ! (Slide Show )

Our Season Kick-Off Social with First Republic Bank was spectacular!!  Held on a private and very exclusive rooftop on Palm Beach’s iconic banker’s row, the event featured world-class catering, open bars, and unbelievable ambiance with the who’s who of Palm Beach and South Florida hedge fund and financial community.   Many friendships were formed, deals ignited, and colleagues reunited with investors and the Palm Beach Hedge Fund Association.

Making the evening extremely valuable for all of us was the top-notch presentation by the PM & Head of Manager Research Michael Halper from ABS Investment Management, a $6 billion capital allocator and Sean Flynn SVP of […] Read more

A Few Photos From PBHFA’s Cryptocurrency Panel !!

A Few Photos From PBHFA’s Cryptocurrency Panel !!

What an incredible evening with Venture Cafe Miami!  We had a full house and learned many new things from our esteemed panelists.  We would like to personally thank Samir Patel, Gunther Sonnenfeld, Eryka Gemma, Garrett Goggins, Kyle Forkey , and Dave Goodboy for participating.  Also a very special thanks to Liza Benkovitz and the Venture Cafe Miami for their superb hospitality and organization help for the event.  Looking forward to working with VCMiami again soon!!

Here is a photo slideshow of the event ENJOY !!!

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Investors Confident In Hedge Fund Returns

Investors Confident In Hedge Fund Returns

From HedgeWeek  

By Amy Bensted

 

Some hedge fund bullish news we love to see!  DSG

According to Preqin’s latest survey of alternative assets investors, 45 per cent of institutional investors allocate to hedge funds, with the majority of investors reporting satisfaction with the performance of the asset class.

In June 2018, two- thirds of investors found that hedge fund performance had met or exceeded expectations over the past 12 months, including 16 per cent which found that performance had exceeded expectations. This marks a significant switch in sentiment from June 2016, when 79 per cent of investors felt that hedge fund performance had fallen […] Read more

Investment Banker Richard L. Golden Buys Bristol Condo

Investment Banker Richard L. Golden Buys Bristol Condo

Retired investment banker Richard L. Golden set a new price record for West Palm Beach condos with his purchase of a $10.4 million unit in the ultra-luxury property, The Bristol.

Raymond L. Golden, chairman emeritus of BT Wolfensohn, launched the first part of his investment-banking career at Salomon Brothers, where he retired in 1987 as executive vice president of finance and administration. The Goldens and their family foundation actively supported the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County. He also has held leadership positions with the World Wildlife Federation.

 

The PBHFA takes great pride in being part of the launch of the Bristol […] Read more

The PBHFA Announces a Strategic Partnership with Arthur J. Martin LLC/ Engel&Volkers

The PBHFA Announces a Strategic Partnership with Arthur J. Martin LLC/ Engel&Volkers

Palm Beach, FL, August 23, 2018 –(PR.com)– The Palm Beach Hedge Fund Association is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with international real estate firm Engel & Volkers/Arthur J Martens LLC.

With a history of serving the real estate needs of Palm Beach Counties’ leaders & their families with unparalleled integrity, the team at Arthur J. Martens LLC are uniquely positioned to serve the leaders of the incoming financial services industry. Known to provide a remarkable white-glove experience for locals and relocating residents alike, their teams’ clients include those such as Celine Dion, the current H.U.D. Secretary Dr. Ben Carson, among […] Read more

PBHFA Forms Strategic Partnership With NADEX

PBHFA Forms Strategic Partnership With NADEX

The Palm Beach Hedge Fund Association Partners with NADEX
The Palm Beach Hedge Fund Association announces today that it has formed a strategic partnership with the North American Derivative Exchange, (Nadex).
Palm Beach, FL, July 30, 2018 –(PR.com)– The Palm Beach Hedge Fund Association (PBHFA) announces a strategic partnership with the North American Derivative Exchange, Nadex.

“We are thrilled to work directly with Nadex, The CFTC regulated exchange provides easy to access and understand derivative products that can be used by our members to hedge positions and speculate on financial markets in a risk contolled manor,” said PBHFA’s founder and managing director, David […] Read more

Hedge Funder Ken Griffin Gives $20 Million To Norton Museum

Hedge Funder Ken Griffin Gives $20 Million To Norton Museum

By Jan Sjostrom – Daily News Arts Editor

Read Original: Palm Beach Daily News

 

The Norton Museum, which has been edging toward its $100 million capital campaign goal, rocketed past it last week with a $16 million donation from hedge fund billionaire and seasonal Palm Beach resident Ken Griffin.

The gift from the Kenneth C. Griffin Charitable Fund — the largest cash donation in the West Palm Beach museum’s 77-year history — brings the total raised for the Norton’s Norman Foster-designed expansion to $107 million.

And that’s not all. Griffin also plans to donate an additional $4 million to endow the director’s position.

“It raises the bar that someone like Ken, […] Read more

The PBHFA Announces Strategic Relationship With FIrst Republic Bank

The PBHFA Announces Strategic Relationship With FIrst Republic Bank

The Palm Beach Hedge Fund Association (PBHFA) announces a strategic relationship with First Republic Bank, a leading hedge fund, private banking, private business banking, and private wealth management institution.  The Partnership enables our members to directly access First Republic’s suite of bespoke wealth management services.

“We are thrilled to work directly with First Republic Bank as a strategic partner.  Their depth of knowledge, investment talent, and a broad range of specialized offerings create an ideal synergy with our hedge fund and ultra-high net worth membership base”, said PBHFA’s Secretary/Treasurer, Dr. Anna Pomeranets.

William E. Benjamin, Senior Relationship Manager First Republic, added “We […] Read more