NEW YORK, NY - They are collectively
responsible for managing billions in assets daily and on June 9, 2011, a
trio of U.S.-based investors and money managers will share their
expertise and discuss opportunities they'll consider for investment, at
the inaugural Invest
Caribbean 2011 Power Breakfast.
The Investing in Paradise event, presented by digital media company,
Hard Beat Communications and the Caribbean Tourism Organization in Caribbean Week, is set for set for
from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City.
The forum will feature Martin Mohabeer, the
Guyana-born Managing Director of Spackman Group of CEO of Spackman Capital,
currently helps manage $1.3 billion in assets under management by the
Hong Kong-based, privately-held investment conglomerate;
Dave Dowrich, Vice President at Goldman Sachs, which has over 900
billion under its management; and David Brillembourg, CEO of the Brilla
founded two successful companies, executed over 30 M&A transactions
and has raised nearly $150 million over the past decade from private
and institutional investors.
Additionally, the event is also slated to feature New York City comptroller John Liu
, who helps manage
$646 million in pension funds for New York City.
Gonzalez, executive director of the Puerto Rico Tourism Company; Brian
Lilly, CEO of Lilly Broadcasting and Chairman of the Caribbean Tourism
Organization and St. Kitts/Nevis minister of tourism, Ricky Skerritt
will also address participants while several Caribbean tourism ministers
of government, commissioners and directors of tourism as well as
officials of the Caribbean Tourism Organization, including Secretary
General Hugh Riley and others from the business, travel and investment
community will be in attendance.
Hard Beat/CTO forum will be moderated by Professor Temisan Agbeyegbe,
professor of Economics at Hunter College and Graduate Center, City
University of New York and a research associate with The Caribbean
Center for Monetary Studies, The University of The West Indies, St.
Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago.
is no talk shop but its where real capital meets investment
opportunities," said Felicia Persaud, CEO of Hard Beat Communications. "Entrepreneurs,
lenders, developers, hotel chain/management company executives,
investment bankers, vacation ownership executives, financial advisors,
real estate and financial intermediaries, builders, consultants,
lawyers, architects and designers or anyone seeking to do business in
the Caribbean, learn about investment opportunities there, raise capital
to grow or expand your business or network with top investors and
ministers of government should all make it a date to attend this event."
Caribbean is a perfect destination for investment, given its stable
governments, its tax incentives, its close proximity to the U.S. and
it's very high literary workforce and its superb beauty and climate,"
added Sylma Brown Bramble, director of CTO North America.
Pennsylvania-based WSEE TV and OneCaribbeanWeather.com, both part of
Lilly Broadcasting Corporation, and the Puerto Rico Tourism Company, are
the official sponsors of the '
Invest Caribbean Power Breakfast.'
sponsors include the PR Newswire, CaribPR Wire, The Bahamas Weekly,
News Americas Now and the Caribbean American Chamber of Industry and
To reserve your space
register now at: www.investcaribbeannow.com.