November 16th: Deal Making, Meet & Greet Social- 100% SOLD OUT!

AT CAPACITY

Our November Meet & Greet Deal Making Social will be held on November 16 from 6-8 PM at the Renaissance Boca Raton Hotel, 2000 NW 19th St, Boca Raton, FL 33431.

Sponsored by Integrated Solutions, the evening promises to one full of friendship forging, deal making, and connecting with your associates and colleagues.

Business casual dress, open bar and hors d’Oeuvres will be served.

INVITATION ONLY, CAPACITY CONSTRAINED

Members: Invites will go out soon.

See you there!!

 

 

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Palm Beach County Makes Case As Home For Hedge Funds

Palm Beach County Makes Case As Home For Hedge Funds

Palm Beach County makes case as home for hedge fund firms

 

By Alexandra Clough – Palm Beach Post Staff Writer

Hedge fund heaven?

 

see original here http://www.mypalmbeachpost.com/business/palm-beach-county-makes-case-home-for-hedge-fund-firms/JKOpjpZYfcDJdFrYb8nfQI/

Four years ago, five people got together at E.R. Bradley ’s Saloon in West Palm Beach to create a new group, the Palm Beach Hedge Fund Association.

Today the group boasts 1,560 members from Jupiter to Miami and continues to grow, said David Goodboy, the association’s founder. The state’s low tax environment and warm weather increasingly are drawing firms to the area, and the trend shows no signs of slowing, Goodboy said.

On Oct. 5, about 118 attendees mingled at SandPointe Asset Management’s offices in West Palm Beach, discussing […] 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 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

Scaramucci Looks To Sell SkyBridge

Scaramucci Looks To Sell SkyBridge

By Lawrence Delevingne | NEW YORK FROM REUTERS

SkyBridge Capital, the hedge fund investment firm founded by outspoken industry defender Anthony Scaramucci, is for sale, according to a person familiar with the situation.

Scaramucci, a fundraiser and adviser to President-elect Donald Trump, recently began an auction process for the New York-based firm as he considers potential roles in the Trump administration, according to the person, who requested anonymity because the information is private.

More than a dozen potential bidders, including wealth management and private equity firms, have signed non-disclosure agreements to review SkyBridge’s financial results, the person said.

 

News of the potential sale was […] 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

Dave Goodboy Chairs Asset Allocation Panel At Ivy FON Conference

Dave Goodboy Chairs Asset Allocation Panel At Ivy FON Conference

 

 

 

PBHFA’s Founder and Managing Director, Dave Goodboy, chaired the Asset Allocation Panel at the Ivy Family Office Plus.   We delved into the thought process and investment ideas of four leading names in the Palm Beach region.    It was an interesting and very educational seminar for both the panel members and audience.  

 

Family Office Trends Agenda
March 16th

On Wednesday March 16th we will host a seminar on 2016 Family Office Trends. This event is oriented towards persons in the Family Office industry working primarily for single family offices, Ultra High Net Worth Individuals as well as multi-family offices. We will […] Read more

2016 Institutional Demand Expected To Drive Hedge Fund Inflows

2016 Institutional Demand Expected To Drive Hedge Fund Inflows

 

 

Institutional Demand Expected To Continue To Drive Flows Into Hedge Funds In 2016

From Value Walk

The question the industry faced entering 2015 is the same it faces entering 2016: Will institutional investors maintain their investments and continue to allocate more to hedge funds, and if so, at what rate? Our answer for 2015 was, “Yes. Barring a major financial market event, they will.However, if a major market event were to take place, then only the most defensive asset classes would gain new assets…”

Given the areas gaining assets in 2015 (multi-strategy, macro and managed futures, along with long/short equity), investor sentiment toward […] Read more

Boca Raton & Miami Make Top 25 Entrepreneurial Cities

By Sujan Patel: Entrepreneur

In business — as in real estate — it’s all about location, location, location. Despite the rise in remote-work arrangements, this sentiment holds true even if you don’t have a physical store. Where you put your headquarters can affect your ability to hire, as well as determine the business partners and investors you have easy access .

 

Looking to launch your next venture in a business-friendly climate? If you’re lucky enough to live near one of the following communities, you’re in luck. If not, consider whether a move will give your business the best odds possible of succeeding.

Here are […] Read more