DRI Fund Purchases $9 Million Of Non-Performing Loans

DRI Fund Purchases $9 Million Of Non-Performing Loans

PBHFA Founder Dave Goodboy quoted in the article.

 

 

WEST PALM BEACH, FL, April 04, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ — DRI Fund (“DRI”), is an investment firm with a unique social impact approach.

DRI recently brought in more than $9 million in unpaid principal balance of non-performing loans to assist residents in low and moderate income communities with housing preservation and a path to homeownership.

As an impact investment manager, DRI is also certified by the U.S. Department of Treasury as a Community Development Financial Institution (“CDFI”). CDFIs are mission-driven financial institutions dedicated to providing financial services that meet the needs of underserved communities.

DRI secured the […] Read more

Palm Beach Ranks 2nd On “Power Market” Rich List

Palm Beach Ranks 2nd On “Power Market” Rich List

From Businesses Insider   By 

 

Tanza Loudenback
 

 

Feb. 24, 2018, 12:30 PM
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Palm Beach ranks second in “Power Markets” of the wealthy.  Second only to Manhattan, Palm Beach continues to shine as a leading domicile.

Luxury real estate“power markets” are the places where rich people spend the most money, says a new report from Coldwell Banker.
Rich people flock to power markets for the best in luxury real estate, lifestyle, and culture.
Power markets in the US are places where the top 5% of home sales by price is the highest.

Location is paramount when money is no object, whether a home is steps from the beach, tucked in the […] Read more

A Fantastic Evening WIth Spicer Jeffries & Cryptocurrency Expert Panel

A Fantastic Evening WIth Spicer Jeffries & Cryptocurrency Expert Panel

Our March 22, meet & greet, deal-making social was a tremendous success!  Our sponsor Spicer Jeffries assembled

a top-notch cryptocurrency expert panel who deftly answered many audience questions and bantered among themselves about what to expect in the volatile world of digital assets.   We learned a tremendous amount about this soon to be leading financial creation.

A wide swath of the South Florida alternative financial community was represented.  Hedge fund managers and quants mingled with investors, technologists, venture capitalists and digital asset experts among many others.

We learned of several pending financial deals,  an employment connection, and investments were discussed in a lively […] Read more

Halite Partners Opens Palm Beach Office

Halite Partners Opens Palm Beach Office

 

We are thrilled to see another investment adviser firm opening an office in Palm Beach.  Welcome!!!

Halite Partners (“Halite”), an SEC registered investment adviser, today announced the appointments of Kevin Kale to Director of Business Development and Nicci Harrell Hicks to Director of Wealth Services. These new hires demonstrate Halite’s ability to attract the top talent to provide best-in-class solutions and services through a transformative model. In addition to the appointments, Halite officially opened its office in Florida.

“Halite is committed to providing our clients with top-tier, investment management and wealth planning services,” said Phil Shaffer, Halite’s founder and CEO. “Kevin and […] Read more

PBHFA Name Checked In Associated Press Article

PBHFA Name Checked In Associated Press Article

Thank you to our PR firm and board member,  Jonathan Beaton for managing the agenda-driven reporter in this global news story. Here it is as published on CBS Money Watch.

 

Book Trump? Interest groups press case at his properties

 

Last Updated Feb 22, 2018 10:36 AM EST

E-cigarette makers got a delay in federal oversight of many vaping products. Payday lenders got regulators to rethink rules on how closely to vet borrowers. Candy makers praised a decision to hold off on tougher labeling standards. And title insurers declared “victory” for getting changes that benefited them in the tax overhaul.

What do all these American […] Read more

PBHFA Founder Quoted In Alpha Week

PBHFA Founder Quoted In Alpha Week

https://www.alpha-week.com/news/impact-investment-fund-acquires-millions-non-performing-loans

5 February 2018   AlphaWeek Staff     

DRI Fund recently brought in more than $9 million in unpaid principal balance of non-performing loans to assist residents in low and moderate income communities with housing preservation and a path to homeownership.

As an impact investment manager, DRI is also certified by the U.S. Department of Treasury as a Community Development Financial Institution (“CDFI”). CDFIs are mission-driven financial institutions dedicated to providing financial services that meet the needs of underserved communities.

DRI secured the $9.3 million UPB in single-family, non-performing loans with an average loan size of $221,970.40, delinquency of 5 years, note rate at 5.395% and loan-to-value […] Read more

PBHFA Director Published In Journal of Big Data !

PBHFA Director Published In Journal of Big Data !

We are thrilled to announce PBHFA’s director Anna Pomeranets PhD published in the Journal of Big Data:

 

Big Data: Deep Learning for financial sentiment analysis

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s40537-017-0111-6

 

 

Deep Learning and Big Data analytics are two focal points of data science. Deep Learning models have achieved remarkable results in speech recognition and computer vision in recent years. Big Data is important for organizations that need to collect a huge amount of data like a social network and one of the greatest assets to use Deep Learning is analyzing a massive amount of data (Big Data). This advantage makes Deep Learning as a valuable tool for […] Read more

BattleFin Discovery Day: Another Great Event!

BattleFin Discovery Day: Another Great Event!

We attended BattleFin’s Discovery Day Miami, focused on Alternative Data, and once again BattleFin knocked it out of the park in terms of quality and unique insights.  You just can’t find this information anywhere else in such a easy to digest and professional format.     Bravo to BattleFin!

 

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Ken Griffin Super Sizes Mega Mansion

Ken Griffin Super Sizes Mega Mansion

From The Shiny Sheet

Billionaire Ken Griffin set to expand his sizable Palm Beach estate

REAL-ESTATE

 

Chicago hedge-fund billionaire Ken Griffin’s already massive seaside estateunder construction on the South End is getting even bigger.

The Architectural Commission Wednesday reviewed plans that would add a 1.6-acre property at 10 Blossom Way to the 12 acres of contiguous land Griffin already owns at 1265 S. Ocean Blvd., about a quarter-mile south of President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago. Add in a non-contiguous house he owns on Blossom Way, and his total land holdings in the area will total 15.13 acres.

With the addition of the property at […] Read more

Agecroft’s Top 10 Hedge Fund Trends For 2018

Agecroft’s Top 10 Hedge Fund Trends For 2018

 

By Donald Steinbrugge

A very insighful and timely article from Agecroft

Hedge fund industry assets to reach an all-time high in 2018 for the 10th year in a rowEach year, Agecroft Partners predicts the top hedge fund industry trends stemming from our contact with more than two thousand institutional investors and hundreds of hedge fund organizations. The hedge fund industry is dynamic, and participants are best served by anticipating, rather than reacting to, change. Below are Agecroft’s 9th annual predictions for the biggest trends in the hedge fund industry for 2018.

Despite the plethora of negative articles about the hedge fund industry, hedge […] Read more