PBHFA’s Sponsor Castle Ridge Featured In The Economist

PBHFA’s Sponsor Castle Ridge Featured In The Economist

May 25th, 2017– The Economist

MACHINE-LEARNING is beginning to shake up finance. A subset of artificial intelligence (AI) that excels at finding patterns and making predictions, it used to be the preserve of technology firms. The financial industry has jumped on the bandwagon. To cite just a few examples, “heads of machine-learning” can be found at PwC, a consultancy and auditing firm, at JP Morgan Chase, a large bank, and at Man GLG, a hedge-fund manager. From 2019, anyone seeking to become a “chartered financial analyst”, a sought-after distinction in the industry, will need AI expertise to pass his exams.

Despite the […] Read more

PBHFA Hits Washington Post In Pulitzer Prize Winner’s Feature

PBHFA Hits Washington Post In Pulitzer Prize Winner’s Feature

NOTE:  The Pulitizer Prize winning journalist stated I had “no comment” after  interviewing me—   did  I not tell him what he wanted to hear?  I don’t know– but at least the PBHFA got named checked!   Dave Goodboy

 

Politics

At Mar-a-Lago, the star power of the presidency helps charities — and Trump — make more money

By Drew Harwell and David A. Fahrenthold May 13 at 6:25 PM

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/at-mar-a-lago-the-star-power-of-the-presidency-helps-charities–and-trump–make-more-money/2017/05/13/e6bf6782-34ca-11e7-b412-62beef8121f7_story.html?utm_term=.5162cdc06bd6

Wall Street also had a sizable presence at Trump’s club. Although the president has contended that “hedge-fund guys are getting away with murder” when it comes to taxes, his club played host to the Palm Beach Hedge […] Read more

A Great Time At Our May 11 Meet & Greet Social !! (Photos)

A Great Time At Our May 11 Meet & Greet Social !! (Photos)

A fun time was had by all at our May 11 meet & greet, deal making social.  We learned about the first new condo development on Palm Beach in over a decade, networked, talked and made deals, rekindled friendships and made new connections all while enjoying world-class sushi and sipping excellent wine.

We would like to thank Douglas Elliman, 3550 South Ocean, and  ddg  for making it all possible!

Here are a few photos from the evening:

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A Few Pictures From Aboard The Premium Member Yacht Party

A Few Pictures From Aboard The Premium Member Yacht Party

On Friday May 24th 2017,  Palm Beach Hedge Fund Association’s premium members were treated to an exclusive yacht party aboard the 147′ M3.  The boat was built in 2002 and refitted in 2016. The yacht’s interior was designed by Daniella Speicht and her exterior styling is by Intermarine.

Our sincere thanks to major sponsors Roger Dubuis and  Ocean Independence for welcoming our members to their incredible event.

 

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DONALD TRUMP, WEST PALM BEACH AND THE RISE OF THE NEW WALL STREET

DONALD TRUMP, WEST PALM BEACH AND THE RISE OF THE NEW WALL STREET

By Leah McGrath Goodman

 

PBHFA Founder David Goodboy Featured in Newsweek Article

he night I flew into West Palm Beach, a string of deadly tornadoes ripped across Florida. High winds pounded surf against jagged coastline and whipsawed the 100-foot-tall trees along Royal Palm Way—what locals call Bankers’ Row.

It was just a few days after Donald Trump’s inauguration. A couple of miles down the road, seemingly oblivious to the approaching storm, hundreds of revelers packed Mar-a-Lago, the Great Gatsby–esque private resort Trump has dubbed his “Winter White House,” to fete their new king. The private event, attended by Palm Beach’s billionaires, entrepreneurs and […] Read more

An Amazing Evening At Mar A Lago !!

An Amazing Evening At Mar A Lago !!

We had an absolutely incredible evening at Mar A Lago on Thursday.  I would like to extend my sincere thanks to everyone who attended and our sponsor who made it all possible, Castle Ridge Asset Management.

The feedback has been fantastic with the food, location, seminar, and staff all being world class.  A small group headed to the after-glow at the iconic HMF club at the Breakers afterward carrying on the festivities long into the evening.

Here are a few photos of the event.  Looking forward to seeing you at our next soiree’!

 

Palm Beach Hedgefund Association At Mar-a-Lago on Thursday, March […] Read more

PBHFA Founder Consults With Israeli Economic Minister

PBHFA Founder Consults With Israeli Economic Minister

Dave Goodboy, PBHFA Founder, Robert Asaturyan, PBHFA’s Director of Eastern European Investor Relations and Thalius Hecksher, Trident Fund Services Global Director had the honor of consulting with Inon Elroy, Israeli Economic Minister to the United States on Monday, January 23 at the Miami Innovation Center.  PBHFA member Ric Scheinkman of Harpia Capital was kind enough to do the introductions.  I would also like to thank Natalie Martinez-Kalinina and Brooke Wallis of the Innovation Center for welcoming everyone.

We discussed the growth of money management firms and high-tech in Israel, as well as cross-border trade potential between South Florida, Tel Aviv, and […] Read more

Hedge Fund Pioneer E. Lee Hennessee-Gradante Found Dead

Hedge Fund Pioneer E. Lee Hennessee-Gradante Found Dead

It is with great sadness that the PBHFA learns of hedge fund pioneer E. Lee Hennessee-Gradante sudden passing at the age of 64.

From the Palm Beach Post

 

She was found in her $1.6 million condo Saturday, but her identity was not immediately released by police.

“Lee touched us all in a way that will have a lasting positive impact on my life and the lives of so many others,” said Charles Gradante, her husband and business partner and fellow media pundit, in a statement.

E. Lee Hennessee-Gradante

She broke ground as a woman on male-dominated Wall Street, creating a hedge fund index and becoming a […] Read more