Palm Beach Hedgees Slam Democrats Tax Plan

Palm Beach Hedgees Slam Democrats Tax Plan

 
 
 
 
 
By

Amanda L Gordon

February 4, 2019, 12:08 PM EST   From BLOOMBERG

The party at the Norton Museum of Art Saturday night had all the trappings of the Palm Beach high season – those Stubbs & Wootton slippers, some fabulous gowns, and, with President Trump ensconced at Mar-a-Lago, a healthy disregard for the tax plans being floated by a wide field of potential Democrat candidates in 2020.

Ken Griffin and Wilbur Ross

Photographer: Amanda Gordon/Bloomberg

“They’re going to eat themselves alive,” Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said.

“Those plans are so antithetical for what’s good for growth in our country, they’ll go nowhere,” Citadel founder Ken Griffin said. Improving public K-12 education […] Read more

Welcome the Van Hoek/Tremblay Team of UBS Private Wealth Management !!

Welcome the Van Hoek/Tremblay Team of UBS Private Wealth Management !!

We are proud to announce a strategic partnership with the Van Hoek/Tremblay Team of UBS Private Wealth Management.

PR.com  
January 26, 2019 

West Palm Beach, FL, January 26, 2019 –(PR.com)– The Palm Beach Hedge Fund Association (PBHFA) is thrilled to announce new members and sponsors, Cornelis Johannes “CJ” Van Hoek and Nathalie Tremblay from the Van Hoek/Tremblay team of UBS Private Wealth Management in West Palm Beach.

The Van Hoek/Tremblay team has a unique focus on providing wealth management and tailormade lending solutions to highly-sophisticated hedge fund managers.

“Our team provides bespoke solutions for the complex issues that can arise for Hedge Fund and Private […] Read more

South Florida Mansion Sales Surge !

South Florida Mansion Sales Surge !

 

As a testament to our wonderful region, this fantastic article by  Prashant Gopal and Jonathan Levin from Bloomberg, documents how wealth is continuing to move into Palm Beach County and South Florida.  As a sideline,   Dave Goodboy, PBHFA’s founder is mentioned.

 

For the past year, Florida real estate agents have been actively courting wealthy Northeasterners who took a hit from the Trump administration’s tax overhaul. Now signs are emerging that some of those disgruntled taxpayers are indeed jumping at the chance to cut their tax bill by moving to Florida.

Luxury sales are slowing across the country, from New York to California, but they’re rising in […] Read more

Extraordinary Evening Aboard Eternity (SLIDESHOW)

Extraordinary Evening Aboard Eternity (SLIDESHOW)

What an extraordinary evening onboard M/Y Eternity!  Our November social was better than we ever expected as PBHFA members and guests mingled in the ultimate luxury aboard a superyacht.   Members were treated to an array of luxurious food, drink and ambiance as deals and the economy were discussed.  Venture capitalists interfaced with cutting-edge opportunities as hedge fund and money managers chatted with a variety of UHNW investors and market professionals.

I am aware of several pending deals, multiple friendships forged, and many peers reunited during the evening.   Heartfelt thanks go out to our generous luxury sponsors for the evening   Burgess Yachts, Codecasa, […] 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

Palm Beach Real Estate Market Is On Fire

Palm Beach Real Estate Market Is On Fire

Worries of the Trump Effect turning negative for our beloved island have been proven unfounded as the real estate market has taken off to the upside.

The Palm Beach Daily News Darrell Hoffheinz aptly documents and

 

Palm Beach real estate: What were the season’s biggest sales?

REAL-ESTATE

 

The season that just ended saw Palm Beach homebuyers and sellers inking contracts at a dizzying pace, a sea change from the same eight-month period last year.

And real estate watchers whose eyes were trained on the top of the market likely found their heads swimming as they tried to keep track […] Read more

April 26th–Ultra Luxury Deal Making Soiree: SOLD OUT!!!!

 

SOLD OUT!!!   AT CAPACITY!

 

Together with media partner SuperyachtOne, The Palm Beach Hedge Fund Association is thrilled to announce our April Deal Making, Networking Soiree!!!

Sponsored by Arbitrage Search with automobiles provided by Lamborghini—–  PBHFA’s  April deal making meet & greet social promises to be one of friendship, education, and luxury,

Mingle with the PBHFA at an exclusive high tech, waterfront luxury villa on April 26th.

MEMBERS ONLY—  RSVP’s SOON !!  CAPACITY CONSTRAINED

Drinks from Oak & Cane and Hor d’oueves will be served.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Palm Beach Hedge Fundee Donates $125 Million to University of Chicago

Palm Beach Hedge Fundee Donates $125 Million to University of Chicago

Way to go, Ken !!

 

BY Sharon Donnelly– Palm Beach Daily News

 

In academia, there are the guys who teach economics, theorize economics, write economics and win Nobel Prizes in economics, and then there’s the guy who strides in, slaps a horse gagger on the table and shows what real money is.

That guy is Ken Griffin.

The University of Chicago has announced that the seasonal Palm Beach resident is the donor of $125 million, earmarked for the Department of Economics. It brings Griffin’s total support of the department to $150 million and is the second-largest gift in the school’s history.

That’s right, second-largest. The first is $300 million […] Read more

The Top 100 Hedge Funds

The Top 100 Hedge Funds

Read original here: Barron’s

By

LAWRENCE C. STRAUSS AND ERIC UHLFELDER

The winner of Barron’s Penta’s 2017 ranking of the Top 100 Hedge Funds doesn’t tick a lot of the boxes for the typical big investor. There’s one mark, however, that would catch any investor’s eye: performance.

Amid wildly erratic hedge fund results, our victor, Madrid-based Alantra Asset Management’s $390 million EQMC Europe Development Capital fund (Class A), posted a 26% annualized return net of expenses from 2014 through 2016. In contrast, the average hedge fund’s annualized three-year return didn’t quite reach 3% in that time, according to BarclayHedge’s return database. EQMC’s gains were nearly […] Read more