2016 China-Caribbean Investment & Finance Forum › May 3rd
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2016 China-Caribbean Investment & Finance Forum › May 3rd

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2016 China-Caribbean Investment & Finance Forum › May 3rd The China-Caribbean Investment & Finance Forum, hosted by Artisan Business will be held at La Concha Resort Hotel in Condado Beach — San Juan, Puerto Rico on May 3rd, 2016. The one day forum will focus on attracting Chinese foreign investments into the Caribbean region. Direct investments from Chinese high net-worth individuals and private businesses are increasing due to China’s rapid economic growth during the past 15 years. Investors are looking overseas for their next investment projects as China’s growing economy is 2nd largest in the world, only behind the United States. Investments from Chinese are exploring Caribbean Islands of Puerto Rico, Antigua and Barbuda, Haiti, Jamaica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Dominica, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Trinidad and Tobago, Bahamas, and Saint Lucia as their next wave of foreign investments. The much-anticipated investment and finance conference

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2016 Puerto Rico Investment Summit | Speaker Lineup

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2016 Puerto Rico Investment Summit | Speaker Lineup The Puerto Rico Investment Summit, the Caribbean’s premier investor’s conference – revealed some exciting new additions to its 2016, two-day event, which include John Paulson, Michael Tennenbaum, Rudolph Giuliani, Nicholas Prouty and Jim Millstein. Among the presenters and panelists is John Paulson, one of the first investors to choose Puerto Rico, who has made a big commitment to the Island with acquisitions and renovations including the St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort, the Condado Vanderbilt and La Concha hotels in San Juan, and other properties currently under development. Joining him for the first time is Michael Tennenbaum who recently chose Puerto Rico as a destination for business. Also scheduled to speak is Nicholas Prouty, one of the pioneers in Puerto Rico’s new economic era, with the purchase of the largest marina in the Caribbean

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Puerto Rico Investment Summit set for Feburary 2016

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Puerto Rico Investment Summit set for Feburary 2016 After two successful events aimed at the U.S. market, and a first Latin American edition this year, organizers for the Puerto Rico Investment Summit announced that the 2016 edition will be held Feb. 11-12, at the Convention Center in San Juan. This is the third consecutive event in the series, which held its first edition in 2014, in collaboration with investor John Paulson who, at the time, had just made important investments in the purchase of prime properties in the Island, including the St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort. The two-day conference includes tax incentives for individuals and for exports services, with unmatched incentives in any state in the nation, plus other incentives in specific areas, including insurance, film and manufacturing, among others. The 2-day program will present Act 20 and Act 22

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Mohnish Pabrai to be Featured Speaker at 2015 PR Investment Summit

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Mohnish Pabrai — Featured Speaker at 2015 PR Investment Summit [SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico–(BUSINESS WIRE) — January 28, 2015 09:35 AM EST] Renowned investor and Principal Managing Partner of Pabrai Investment Funds, Mohnish Pabrai, will act as speaker at the Puerto Rico Investment Summit (PRIS) 2015. The event expects over 300 international investors, who will meet on February 26 – 27 at the Puerto Rico Convention Center and Condado Vanderbilt Hotel to learn of the investment opportunities, tax incentives, and competitive advantages the Island offers. Pabrai is an Indian-American entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist with one of the best track records in asset management over the past 15 years. His hedge fund, Pabrai Investments was founded in 1999 with $1 million in assets under management and presently manages $700 million in the United States of America, India, China and South Korea.

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Puerto Rico Investment Summit 2015 › Act 20 — Act 22

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Puerto Rico Investment Summit 2015 › Act 20 — Act 22 Feb. 26-27 — @ San Juan Convention Center & Condado Vanderbilt Hotel " The 2015 Puerto Rico Investment Summit, in collaboration with the Department of Economic Development and Commerce, will bring together over 300 foreign investors to learn about the unique tax incentives available for individuals and businesses to promote export services, through a series of conferences and panels focused on the opportunities under Act 20, Act 22, and the new Private Equity Funds Act, turned into law on November 2014. "  — prinvestmentsummit.com DAY ONE February 26, 2015 Puerto Rico Convention Center BREAKFAST Puerto Rico is Open for Business – Economic Overview & Trends Alberto Bacó-Bagué, Secretary of the Department of Economic Development & Commerce Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Tax Advantages: Act 20 for Export Services Act 22 for Individual Investors International

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Executive Economic Forum – 2014 › San Juan, Puerto Rico

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Executive Economic Forum - 2014 » San Juan, Puerto Rico December, o4 @ the Ritz Carlton, Isla Verde Have you tapped into the new opportunities for business and individuals that early adopters of Acts 20 and 22 are creating? Are you part of the economic transformation, or stuck in your comfort zone?   How can government and businesses work together to improve long-term competitiveness and generate employment?   What steps are you taking to boost growth and evolve positively?   This one-day Forum, held in collaboration with the Department of Economic Development and Commerce, will join high level government officials, business owners, industry leaders and entrepreneurs to discuss the challenges Puerto Rico faces and the opportunities being created as it moves into a new economy.    LEARN ABOUT: New Financial Alternatives: From EB5 to Market Tax Credits Act 20: Business

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Puerto Rico D.D.E.C. Secretary strategic outlines initiatives » Wall Street Summit

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Puerto Rico D.D.E.C. Secretary strategic outlines initiatives » Wall Street Summit (via: PRNewswire) SAN JUAN – Puerto Rico, Nov. 21, 2014 Alberto Baco, Secretary of Economic Development and Commerce from the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, summarized initiatives and economic development strategies recently implemented as part of Puerto Rico’s Economic Development Plan, at the 14th Annual Wall Street Summit organized by the New America Alliance (NAA). “The Puerto Rico Economic Development team is focused on one vision: to build on Puerto Rico’s strengths, creativity and innovative spirit to diversify our economic base. Today, Puerto Rico is undergoing another historic economic transformation, fueled by strategically targeted investment incentives, the new realities of the global economy, and our unique status as a U.S. jurisdiction,” said Baco. The Secretary explained that “a key element of the island’s economic development plan is to strategically encourage foreign direct investment and jobs across the different industries and economic

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PR’s status as a tax haven is beginning to catch on

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Puerto Rico, a commonwealth of the United States, passed legislation in 2012 that shields new residents from paying most federal income taxes. After a slow start, Puerto Rico’s status as a tax haven is beginning to catch on, and some are betting big bucks that the trickle of buyers moving there will soon become a stream. Local officials hope that new investment will help turn around an economy battered by several years of recession. “I take at least five calls a day from new people considering moving here,” said Gabriel Hernandez, a tax partner with the San Juan office of BDO Puerto Rico. When the law was first passed, Mr. Hernandez advised two people who relocated to Puerto Rico from the mainland United States; last year that number rose to about 15, and so far this year, he has helped

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Real Estate – Wealthy Investors Flock to Puerto Rico

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Puerto Rico is seeing a new wave of luxury development as the government implements tax incentives. WSJ’s Alyssa Abkowitz takes a look. Photo: St Regis Bahia Beach Resort. (source: online.wsj.com)

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