Hedge Fund/Private Equity Firms


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Palm Beach County offers the perfect climate for Hedge Fund and Private Equity firms.

  • No state personal income tax or estate tax
  • No corporate income tax on limited partnerships
  • No corporate income tax on subchapter S-corporations
  • No state-level property tax
  • Educated workforce, with access to Florida Atlantic University’s Bloomberg Terminal Internship Program students, as well as Bloomberg® terminals and industry experts
  • Abundant supply of affordable Class A office space with water views
  • Convenient direct flights from Palm Beach International Airport to New York, Chicago, Boston, and Hartford
  • Easy access to Latin and Caribbean markets
  • World-class lifestyle
  • Top-rated public and private schools
  • Wide array of homes in safe neighborhoods


Over 300 Hedge Funds, Private Equity, and Financial Services Firms Already Call South Florida Home. Here are just a few:

Abbot Downing 
Addison Capital Partners
Affiliated Managers Group 
AM Global Core Fund
Blue Sea Capital
Blue Water Worldwide
III Capital Management
Capital Asset Management Group 
Chilton Trust Company
Comvest Partners
Credit Suisse
Cypress Trust Company
Directional Research & Trading, Inc.
DRB Capital
Family Office Networks
Fortress Investment Group 
GenSpring Family Offices
Goldman Sachs Company
Govic Capital
Graham Capital Management
Grey Value Management, LLC
HedgeCo Securities
Hunter Global Investors
Impala Asset Management
Intech Investment Management
Janus Capital Group 
JP Morgan
JVB Financial 
Kayne Anderson
Lawless Edwards and Warren
Lee Munder Investments
Lighthouse Partners
Looking Glass Investments
Matrix Private Capital Group
Merrill Lynch Wealth Management 
Mesirow Financial
Morgan Stanley
MSD Capital
Oppenheimer & Company
Otter Creek Management
Palisade Capital Management
Palm Beach Capital
Paul Tudor Jones
Priderock Capital Partners 
RAM Investment Group
SandPointe, LLC
SkyBridge Capital
Sterling Organization
Sun Capital Partners, Inc.
The Legend Group
Theorem Fund Services
Tudor Investment Corporation
UBS Financial Services
Voloridge Investment Management
Wexford Capital


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Palm Beach County is home to the Flagler Financial District, South Florida’s premier urban corporate zone, exclusively dedicated to business and financial enterprise. Located in the City of West Palm Beach, the District offers a growing business and financial community with exceptional access to global wealth and international markets. West Palm Beach has been considered one of the top 25 cities to do business in America by Inc. Magazine.





Red Carpet Services Offered by the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County

  • Site inventory and escorted tours of available class A office space with ocean views, personally conducted by our relocation and expansion staff.
  • Private tours of public and private K-20 schools with principals, headmasters and university presidents.
  • Tours of family friendly neighborhoods.
  • Information on grants, assistance, and financial incentives available through the State of Florida, Palm Beach County, and our 39 municipalities.
  • Assistance in finding quality workforce.
  • Introductions to elected officials and local business leaders including city and county commissioners, city mayors, county mayor, and delegates from Governor Rick Scott's office.
  • Review of available housing and cost of living data.
  • Demographics and labor market information.
  • Introductions to professional service providers such as: banks, law firms, employment agencies, and accounting firms.
  • Technical presentations tailored to company's specific location requirements.
  • Private introductions to philanthropic organizations, and art and cultural societies, based on your interests.


Where can you get more information?




Gary Hines
Senior Vice President, Administration
Business Development Board of Palm Beach County
ghines@bdb.org | 561.835.1008