PBHFA’s Spectacular Bankers Row Rooftop Social ! (Slide Show )

PBHFA’s Spectacular Bankers Row Rooftop Social ! (Slide Show )

Our Season Kick-Off Social with First Republic Bank was spectacular!!  Held on a private and very exclusive rooftop on Palm Beach’s iconic banker’s row, the event featured world-class catering, open bars, and unbelievable ambiance with the who’s who of Palm Beach and South Florida hedge fund and financial community.   Many friendships were formed, deals ignited, and colleagues reunited with investors and the Palm Beach Hedge Fund Association.

Making the evening extremely valuable for all of us was the top-notch presentation by the PM & Head of Manager Research Michael Halper from ABS Investment Management, a $6 billion capital allocator and Sean Flynn SVP of […] Read more

A Few Photos From PBHFA’s Cryptocurrency Panel !!

A Few Photos From PBHFA’s Cryptocurrency Panel !!

What an incredible evening with Venture Cafe Miami!  We had a full house and learned many new things from our esteemed panelists.  We would like to personally thank Samir Patel, Gunther Sonnenfeld, Eryka Gemma, Garrett Goggins, Kyle Forkey , and Dave Goodboy for participating.  Also a very special thanks to Liza Benkovitz and the Venture Cafe Miami for their superb hospitality and organization help for the event.  Looking forward to working with VCMiami again soon!!

Here is a photo slideshow of the event ENJOY !!!

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Investors Confident In Hedge Fund Returns

Investors Confident In Hedge Fund Returns

From HedgeWeek  

By Amy Bensted

 

Some hedge fund bullish news we love to see!  DSG

According to Preqin’s latest survey of alternative assets investors, 45 per cent of institutional investors allocate to hedge funds, with the majority of investors reporting satisfaction with the performance of the asset class.

In June 2018, two- thirds of investors found that hedge fund performance had met or exceeded expectations over the past 12 months, including 16 per cent which found that performance had exceeded expectations. This marks a significant switch in sentiment from June 2016, when 79 per cent of investors felt that hedge fund performance had fallen […] Read more

The PBHFA Announces a Strategic Partnership with Arthur J. Martin LLC/ Engel&Volkers

The PBHFA Announces a Strategic Partnership with Arthur J. Martin LLC/ Engel&Volkers

Palm Beach, FL, August 23, 2018 –(PR.com)– The Palm Beach Hedge Fund Association is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with international real estate firm Engel & Volkers/Arthur J Martens LLC.

With a history of serving the real estate needs of Palm Beach Counties’ leaders & their families with unparalleled integrity, the team at Arthur J. Martens LLC are uniquely positioned to serve the leaders of the incoming financial services industry. Known to provide a remarkable white-glove experience for locals and relocating residents alike, their teams’ clients include those such as Celine Dion, the current H.U.D. Secretary Dr. Ben Carson, among […] 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

The PBHFA Announces Strategic Relationship With FIrst Republic Bank

The PBHFA Announces Strategic Relationship With FIrst Republic Bank

The Palm Beach Hedge Fund Association (PBHFA) announces a strategic relationship with First Republic Bank, a leading hedge fund, private banking, private business banking, and private wealth management institution.  The Partnership enables our members to directly access First Republic’s suite of bespoke wealth management services.

“We are thrilled to work directly with First Republic Bank as a strategic partner.  Their depth of knowledge, investment talent, and a broad range of specialized offerings create an ideal synergy with our hedge fund and ultra-high net worth membership base”, said PBHFA’s Secretary/Treasurer, Dr. Anna Pomeranets.

William E. Benjamin, Senior Relationship Manager First Republic, added “We […] Read more

Will Better Private Schools Mean Explosive Real Estate Values??

Will Better Private Schools Mean Explosive Real Estate Values??

This article makes the case:

 

More high-quality private schools would electrify South Florida real estate

BY JULIETTE MAVROLEON June 17, 2018 09:00 AM

For many decades, South Florida was known as the playground for retirees, who overwhelmingly emigrated from the Northeast United States. These folks simply wanted low taxes and fun in the sun, and good schools didn’t matter to them so much. In the 1980s and ’90s, our region became defined by “Miami Vice” and South Beach (with Miami emerging as the unofficial capital of South America) and again, schools were not a big priority for new residents.

In recent years, South Florida has […] 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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Ken Griffen Shelves Palm Beach Mega Mansion

Ken Griffen Shelves Palm Beach Mega Mansion

From The Real Deal

 

After spending years assembling more than a dozen acres of land in Palm Beach, billionaire hedge-fund honcho Ken Griffin is shutting down construction of his sprawling, planned Billionaires Row project, according to the Palm Beach Daily News.

Last week, Palm Beach officials were sent an email by the town’s head of Planning, Building and Zoning Department, Paul Castro, saying that budget projections for the house came in “substantially higher than initial estimates.”

Griffin paid more than $230 million for the oceanfront land at 1265 South Ocean Boulevard. The price does not include a lakefront parcel and a house reportedly under contract at 10 […] Read more