Volume 02 | August 2019
A Luxury Missive Of The Palm Beach Hedge Fund Association
News & Views For The Affluent Lifestyle
PBHFA's Fall Social Schedule Revealed!

We are thrilled to annouce our members only Deal Making Social Schedule for the Fall Season 2019!

Members can expect a dynamic atmosphere of socializing, deal making, networking, friendship forging and education as we continue the tradition launched in 2013 this season.

PBHFA's strictly RSVP only deal making socials have been featured in local, national and international news & luxury media outlets such as The New York Times, Superyacht One, Vanity Fair, and a host of others.

Starting with our  season kick-off social in West Palm on September 26th , with Virgin/ Brightline, we are excited about the opportunities that will present themselves to our members and invited guests!

Next, October 17th promises to be a very special evening with Great Gulf / La Clara, with our annual Superyacht party on November 1st. Followed by a soiree' at the Breaker's Beach Club with Fenics UST on November 19th, the season is shaping up to be the best ever!

From Beach Clubs to Superyachts, our members will be treated to the finest in ambiance this season.

Our by invitation only deal-making socials unite the best of the best of South Florida's hedge funders, venture capitalists, family offices, ultra-high net worth investors, deal makers, and a host of leading financial professionals for friendship, deal making, and just a great time talking shop with new & old close friends.

Looking forward to seeing our members there!

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Palm Beach Pursuits is the monthly luxury publication of the Palm Beach Hedge Fund Association .

We are commited to bringing the finest in global and local luxury to our affluent membership base of ultra high net worth investors, famiy offices, hedge fund managers, and alternative asset professionals.

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Social Pursuits

What an extraordinary evening onboard M/Y Eternity!  PBHFA's social was better than we ever expected as PBHFA members and guests mingled in the ultimate luxury aboard our member's superyacht.   Check out the slideshow here!

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, Oak & Cane Rum, Coeur Clementine wines, and Balearic Yacht Destinations.
Art Pursuits

Sotherby's & Christie's Hold Dueling Banksy Street Art Auctions

Street art keeps the art world exciting with the gonzo antics and creative works of the world's best graffiti artists! Now, the venerable auction houses of Christie's & Sotheby's have launched an equally unique campaign of duelling Banksy auctions.

The Robb Report stated , The auction will Kick off on September 6, the auction will offer some of the provocateur’s most sought-after prints, including a presumably un-shredded edition of Girl with Balloon, 2004, (expected to collect between $72,700 and $96,900), Welcome to Hell, 2004, ($21,800–$26,000) and Pulp Fiction, 2004, ($14,500–$21,800).

Yachting Pursuits
The Ultimate Guide To Cannes Yachting Festival

Last year, the exhibition attracted 51 thousand visitors from all over the world, to witness 542 exhibitors who brought 638 boats to the Cote d'Azur, including 219 new models. This year, according to forecasts, the number of exhibitors will grow by 8%, to over 50 thousand visitors. Check out the entire guide on YachtHarbor.com !
Real Estate Pursuits

PBHFA Realtor Sponsor Announces Luxury Pre-Market Home In Juno Beach

PBHFA's Realtor partner/sponsor Arthur Martin of Engels & Voelkers is accepting pre-market offers on their $3.2 million Juno Beach luxury home.

Philanthropic Pursuits

These Nine Individuals Are Transforming Philanthropy

The following day (August 12), nine present-day philanthropists were named as recipients of the Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy in recognition of their Carnegie-like commitment to charitable causes.

The medal, which has been given out ten times since 2001, not only celebrates generous philanthropists, but those who espouse the values of the great man.

Investment Pursuits

Tiger 21 Members Are Slashing Their Stock Holdings
CNBC reported that w ealthy investors are trimming their stock positions, amid anxiety around a trade war and instability in Washington.

Members of TIGER 21, an investment club for high-net-worth individuals, reduced their stock allocation to 21% from 22% during the second quarter, according to the group’s quarterly report.

TIGER 21, a group of about 700 people with at least $10 million to invest, stands for The Investment Group for Enhanced Results

Wealth Pursuits
Five Billlionaire Wealth Portfolios

Here is how five of the world's wealthiest people invest their vast wealth..... Check it out here

Lifestyle Pursuits

Remarkable Living With Ryan Su
The mark of a true collector is when he or she says that they've lost count of the number of items in their collection(s).

Take Ryan Su, for instance. A lawyer,philanthropist......

Check out the video and read the original article from Singapore Tattler
Automobile Pursuits

Maserati Confirms 2 Second 0-60 Times In Production Alfieri

“This car has a foot pedal that is hungry to be floored.” That’s Maserati boss Harald Wester, speaking in reference to the go lever in the Maserati Alfieri concept that stole  this year’s Geneva Motor Show . While that seems clear, what we really want to know is how Wester and the gang at Maserati managed to keep it completely under wraps . Check out the Car & Driver article here!
Sartorial Pursuits
What To Wear To Polo

Polo season is just around the corner in Palm Beach County. Players and fans travel from the world over to witness top players compete,novice fans often wonder how to dress...... This article lays out the decidedly British style

Watches & Jewelery Pursuits

Roger Dubuis Talks The Future Of Watchmaking

Since its creation in 1995, Roger Dubuis has continuously sought to conquer the pinnacles of watchmaking, focused on an exponential development of horological design. It’s one of a handful of maisons that has its watches certified with the Geneva Seal, and its mastery of tourbillons and precision timekeeping has only grown since the brand’s founding by Mr Roger Dubuis himself. As CEO Nicola Andreatta tells us, “Roger Dubuis believes in living larger than life...... Check out the article in Revolution here

Aviation Pursuits

How To Save Money When Flying Private

Jet sharing has risen to the forefront of making flying privately affordable

Unlike scheduled shuttle operations such as  JSX , Tradewind Aviation, and several others that publish schedules in a similar fashion to the airlines, but reduce travel time by operating out of private jet terminals, the essence of jet sharing. Learn how from this Forbes article !

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