Miami’s Venture City Launches $100 Million Start-Up Fund

Miami’s Venture City Launches $100 Million Start-Up Fund

We are thrilled to see Miami’s theventure.city launch a $100 million start up fund for technology companies.  Thanks to  South Florida becoming a critical global financial hub.  Bravo to Clara Bullrich &  Laura González-Estéfani founders of  theventure.city !!!

By<NANCY DAHLBERG

ndahlberg@miamiherald.com

NOVEMBER 01, 2017 6:00 AM

From The Miami Herald

This summer, when former executives of Facebook, Google, eBay and other hyper-growth companies formed a global “city” based in Miami with everything a tech startup needs to scale internationally, they were missing one key element: the money.

But not anymore.

The founder and CEO of TheVentureCity, Laura González-Estéfani, former director of international business development and mobile partnerships for Facebook, […] Read more

Tudor Investment Corp Sells Land To Brunswick School

Tudor Investment Corp Sells Land To Brunswick School

Original article  From Greenwich time

GREENWICH — Hedge fund giant Paul Tudor Jones has confirmed his company’s intention to sell its property on King Street to Brunswick School, a move that could enlarge the private school’s campus by almost half and nearly double its classroom space.

The deal is not official but an agreement in principle has been reached between the school and Tudor Investment Corporation for the 43 acres. A price has not been revealed by the school and is not expected to be announced until the sale is final.

According to Tudor spokesman Patrick Clifford the company expects to move from its offices […] Read more

Welcome Our Official Head Hunting Partner!

Welcome Our Official Head Hunting Partner!

We are pleased to welcome Arbitrage Search as our official head-hunting partner!

Arbitrage Search is a boutique search firm founded in London in 2011. They have recruited for global banks, hedge funds, family offices and consultancies worldwide having placed candidates in London, Paris, NY, Boston and Hong Kong over the past few years. The types of candidates they have recruited include Head of Trading, Head of Research, Latam Strategist, China Analyst, Credit Analyst, Portfolio Manager, Head of Investor Relations. Their hedge fund clients have ranged from $100m to $15bn AuM. They have also helped firms design and build high performing teams […] Read more

Hedge Funds Go On Offensive

Hedge Funds Go On Offensive

By Matthew Beaton    Read full article here

Hedge funds are written about as a monolith. At best, it’s an industry of personalities; at worst, one of villainous robber barons. Few in the press, much less the public, know about the innovative strategies managers employ to minimize risk, find alpha and maintain low correlations.

Sure, some major shops will get the profile treatment (often for the wrong reasons), but in general, there’s a fundamental disinterest in how managers invest. The strategies are too diverse, the tactics too nuanced, and the public’s demand for information too small for reporters to find and report on them […] Read more

Hedge Fund Launches Increase And Capacity Exceeds $3 Trillion

Hedge Fund Launches Increase And Capacity Exceeds $3 Trillion

Good news for the industry.  From Opalesque

Opalesque Industry Update – New hedge fund launches in 1Q 2017 increased for the first time since the first quarter of 2016 as both hedge funds and equity markets gained through the first part of the year, and measures of financial market volatility fell to record lows.

New hedge fund launches totaled 189 in 1Q, up from 153 in the prior quarter, according to the latest HFR Market Microstructure Report, released today by HFR, the established global leader in the indexation, analysis and research of the global hedge fund industry.

Hedge fund liquidations declined narrowly in […] 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

Billionaire Hedgies Work To Improve West Palm Beach

From PB Post

Purpose Built Communities, an Atlanta nonprofit backed by billionaires Buffet, former hedge fund manager Julian Robertson and Atlanta developer/former Atlanta Hawks owner Tom Cousins, spent three days touring the city and meeting with local leaders. It has its eyes on West Palm Beach’s Northwest, Coleman Park and Pleasant City neighborhoods, areas of entrenched, generational poverty, that are home to 4,700 people.

The foundation picks small…… read more

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Miami 2015: Another Successful Event!!

Our venture south for our final deal-making event of the 2015 Spring season was a roaring success.  Dozens of hedge fund  and financial professionals mingled, chatted, made deals, reconnected, and forged new friendships during the fun, but all too short event. Our organization is exponentially growing organically and I would like to thank everyone involved for helping us achieve our mutual goal of uniting the South Florida hedge fund and financial community into a unified whole.

At the Miami event  were privileged to be joined by funds hosting a variety of unique and alpha producing  strategies.  Everything from traditional long short equity and […] Read more