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
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.
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
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)