Soros Calls Brexit An Economic Catastrophe

Soros Calls Brexit An Economic Catastrophe

Whether you made money or lost when Brexit was announced, the Palindrome states that it makes the eurozone’s dissolution nearly inevitable…….

By George Soros

NEW YORK – Britain, I believe, had the best of all possible deals with the European Union, being a member of the common market without belonging to the euro and having secured a number of other opt-outs from EU rules. And yet that was not enough to stop the United Kingdom’s electorate from voting to leave. Why?

The answer could be seen in opinion polls in the months leading up to the “Brexit” referendum. The European migration crisis […] Read more

Viridian Conference Packs House

Viridian Conference Packs House

Viridian Cannabis Investment Conference in Florida Packs the House
(New York, N.Y., June 24, 2016) – On June 8th, Viridian Capital Advisors held its third event in the Viridian Cannabis Investment Series, this time in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

Entitled “Investing in the Cannabis Industry While Managing Risk”, this event attracted over 325 attendees comprised of investors looking for education and opportunities in the cannabis industry, executives of best-of-breed cannabis companies, industry experts and advocates, and others looking to capitalize on the opportunities in this rapidly growing market. 

Leading companies from some of the fastest growing sectors in the cannabis industry presented at the conference, including Agriculture Technology, Laboratory Testing, Media, Real Estate, Infused Products, Security and Compliance, […] Read more

Investment Manager Thomas Frist Buys Tangier Ave Home

Investment Manager Thomas Frist Buys Tangier Ave Home

Investment Manager Thomas Frist III and his wife Julie have purchased 242 Tangier Ave for $8 Million.

From Palm Beach Daily News

By Darrell Hofheinz

Daily News Real Estate Writer

Tennessee-based investment manager Thomas F. Frist III and his wife, Julie, are the new owners of a Dutch Colonial-style house at 242 Tangier Ave., thanks to a sale recorded Wednesday at just under $8 million.

The Frists bought the five-bedroom house from its owner, Senie “Ann” Bloys, a real estate agent with The Fite Group. She and her ex-husband, David Bloys, had paid $4.18 million for it in 2011.

> PHOTOS: ‘Sophisticated and cozy’ house […] Read more

The PBHFA Names Inside Advantage As Official PR Firm

The PBHFA Names Inside Advantage As Official PR Firm

We Welcome Inside Advantage PR as the official PR agency and sponsor of the PBHFA!

Inside Advantage PR is a cutting edge media relations firm specializing in working with hedge funds and wealth management firms.

The agency, founded by veteran journalist Jonathan Beaton, works side by side with press to achieve maximum results in the public eye.

With a nose for news at the local, national and international level, Jonathan helps clients with all their communication needs.

 

 

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Jack Schwager Hunts Market Wizards

Jack Schwager Hunts Market Wizards

By Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York:

Noted author Jack Schwager and investment industry veteran Emanuel Balarie have teamed up to launch FundSeeder. FundSeeder operates both as a platform for traders and as a way for investors to find new emerging hedge fund managers. Jack Schwager recently sat down with Opalesque TV to discuss how FundSeeder works.

“I like to summarize it in one sentence – FundSeeder’s mission is to democratize and globalize the asset management world,” Schwager says. The website is designed to showcase the skill of new managers who may not even have assets to run yet. For traders who sign […] Read more

A Glimpse At Our Spring Social

A Glimpse At Our Spring Social

Our spring meet & greet deal making social held at Palm Beach’s iconic Tideline Ocean Resort & Spa was a tremendous success.  Deal makers, hedge fund pros, traders, academics and economists mingled with investors and sponsors.

We were fortunate to be graced by MarketWizard Linda Bradford Raschke and her husband Damon.  Damon held court with stories of his years being a floor broker on the CME for such luminaries as Lous Bacon and Palm Beach’s Paul Tudor Jones.  It was absolutely fascinating to say the least!

Deals were discussed, strategies formulated and many new friendships were forged among South Florida’s leading alternative […] Read more

Hedge Funds Flock To Palm Beach

Hedge Funds Flock To Palm Beach

From The Real Deal   By Dan Weil

Palm Beach County officials are working on bringing hedge funds here from the Northeast, and it’s working, particularly in West Palm Beach and Palm Beach, giving a boost to the Class A office market and the luxury home market.

“Three to four years ago we noticed CEOs from out of state buying second homes here, and a lot were affiliated with wealth management in New York City, Boston and Greenwich, Connecticut,” Kelly Smallridge, president of the county’s Business Development Board told The Real Deal. “But they weren’t setting up business operations.”

So she and her […] Read more

The Five Worst Types Of Hedge Fund Investors

The Five Worst Types Of Hedge Fund Investors

Nathan Anderson of Clarityspring wrote a very insightful article on the types of investors  hedge fund and alternative asset professionals encounter on a regular basis.  I found his article to be excellent!

 

The Five Worst Types of Hedge Fund Investors

Hedge fund marketing is a tricky sport, and there are some pitfalls to be aware of when meeting with investors. Here are 5 of the worst types of meetings that hedge fund managers experience and how to interpret or avoid them.

5. The investor who is a cog in a massive machine.

This is the meeting where an analyst at a large institution with oodles of capital agrees to […] Read more

SkyBridge’s Scaramucci Joins Donald Trump

SkyBridge’s Scaramucci Joins Donald Trump

From: Vanity Fair

“The Mooch” previously called Donald Trump “an inherited-money dude” and a “hack politician.”

BY

EMILY JANE FOX

When Anthony Scaramucci, the big-league hedge funder and Republican fund-raiser, signed on to join his fellow deep-pocketed New Yorker Donald Trump’s finance committee on Monday, it was a sign that the moderate, moneyed wing of the G.O.P. was finally coming to terms with their presumptive nominee.

Up until recently, there was not exactly a whole lot of love lost between the two. As Kevin Roose of Fusion points out, “the Mooch,” as he is affectionately known on Wall Street, called the Donald a “hack politician” […] Read more

Palm Beach Hedgee Gives Villanova $22.6 Million

Palm Beach Hedgee Gives Villanova $22.6 Million

This article from the Palm Beach Daily News outlines the outsized gift Palm Beach Hedge Funder Bill Finneran gave to his alma mater, Villanova University.  Having lived in Villanova PA and having special ties to the university, I am very grateful for Mr. Finneran’s generous gift.  I am thrilled to have him as a Palm Beach neighbor and a member of the hedge fund community.  Thank you, Bill!!

By Shannon Donnelly

Daily News Society Editor

After the swiiish comes the ka-ching.

A $22.6 million gift from a resident will upgrade NCAAchampion Villanova University’s basketball pavilion into a world-class facility. It […] Read more