Palm Beach Global Finance Forum: A Huge Successs!!

Palm Beach Global Finance Forum: A Huge Successs!!

The first annual Palm Beach Global Finance Forum was a huge success across the board!

As nearly 300 hedge fund, wealth, and alternative asset professionals gathered at the beautiful, oceanfront Four Seasons Resort on Palm Beach Island, we quickly learned that this would be no ordinary conference.

Rather than the same old, same old, guests were treated to a tour de force of billionaires, allocators, and cutting edge financial thinkers from the stage.

PBHFA Founder David S. Goodboy chatting with Jeff Greene

 

Names like real estate billionaire Jeff Greene, Terrapin Partner’s Nathan Leight, Marc Bell co-founder of the $9 billion REIT Armour […] Read more

Hedge Fund Managers Flocking To Miami Creates Massive Private School Wait Lists

Hedge Fund Managers Flocking To Miami Creates Massive Private School Wait Lists

Wealthy CEOs and hedge-fund managers are flocking to Miami for the tax breaks, and it’s creating massive waiting lists at the area’s elite private schools

Katie Warren
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“Tax refugees” moving to Florida from New York, New Jersey, California, and other states are prompting huge waiting lists at elite Miami private schools. Getty Images

Wealthy CEOs and hedge-fund managers from high-tax states like New York, New Jersey, and California are flocking to Miami for the tax breaks.
The influx of affluent out-of-state buyers is creating huge waiting lists at the area’s most elite private schools.
One school said the number […] Read more

We Are Thrilled To Announce Billionaire Investors For April 10th!!

We Are Thrilled To Announce Billionaire Investors For April 10th!!

We are thrilled to announce the addition of billionaire investors Jeff Greene and Nathan Leight to the investor speaker list for our first annual Palm Beach Global Finance Forum on April 10th !!!

 

#645 Jeff Greene

REAL TIME NET WORTH
$3.4B
as of 3/6/19

Jeff Greene became a billionaire by buying credit default swaps on subprime mortgage-backed bonds as housing crashed.
Most of his fortune is now held in equities and other investments plus real estate in Los Angeles and Palm Beach.
Greene spent over $30 million in the summer of 2018 trying unsuccessfully to win the Democratic primary for governor.
Greene traveled the country selling circus tickets […] Read more

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