Photos From Our Boca Raton Deal Making Social !!

Photos From Our Boca Raton Deal Making Social !!

We had a great turnout for our November 16th Deal Making Social  in Boca Raton!  Generously sponsored by Integrated Solutions, our members mingled, networked, forged and reignited friendships, made deals, and connected with the South Florida hedge fund and alternative asset community.

Despite the very inclement weather, a wide variety of investment professionals and accredited investors attended.  Everyone from a San Francisco based crypto currency fund manager and a unique hedge fund finding alpha in Broadway plays  to global macro traders and market timers connected with defaulted Sovereign debt purchasers to institutional bond traders.    It was a wonderfully diverse group […] Read more

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

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

Ken Griffin’s House Hits 60,000 Square Feet

Ken Griffin’s House Hits 60,000 Square Feet

 

Read original From The Shiny Sheet

Palm Beach resident Ken Griffin today got the official green light to expand slightly the long-and-lean seaside house he wants to build on Billionaires Row, where the hedge-fund billionaire already had earned town approval for a residence stretching more than a football field in length.

The house’s main level increased by almost 4,500 square feet of interior space to just under 38,000 square feet in the revisions unanimously approved by the Architectural Commission. The service basement adds another 22,300 square feet, creating a 60,000-square-foot building.

The house at 1265 S. Ocean Blvd. now measures 476 feet in length — 10½ feet longer […] 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

Green Mountain Coffee Billionaire Sells Palm Beach Home

Green Mountain Coffee Billionaire Sells Palm Beach Home

From The Real Deal 

By Katherine Kallergis | June 29, 2017 11:15AM

Coffee magnate Bob Stiller sold his Palm Beach mansion for nearly $13 million, property records show. Stiller, founder of Keurig Green Mountain, sold the 9,435-square-foot, four-bedroom home at 11 Via Vizcaya to a trust managed by Andrew W. Regan, a New York-based real estate attorney. The property was developed in 2009 and includes a pool, a boat dock and frontage on the Intracoastal.

It also has hard wood and marble floors, a guest apartment and a three-car garage. It’s unclear if a Keurig machine was included in the deal. The two-story mansion was […] 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

Photos From PBHFA’s Spectacular Spring Social!!

Photos From PBHFA’s Spectacular Spring Social!!

Our spring meet & greet deal making social held at Palm Beach’s iconic Tideline Ocean Resort & Spa was a tremendous success.  Deal makers, hedge fund pros, traders, academics and economists mingled with investors and sponsors.

We were fortunate to be graced by MarketWizard Linda Bradford Raschke and her husband Damon.  Damon held court with stories of his years being a floor broker on the CME for such luminaries as Lous Bacon and Palm Beach’s Paul Tudor Jones.  It was absolutely fascinating to say the least!

Deals were discussed, strategies formulated and many new friendships were forged among South Florida’s leading alternative […] Read more