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6th edition of P.R. Investment Summit set for Feb. 14-15

The 6th edition of the Puerto Rico Investment Summit will take place Feb. 14-15, 2019, at the newly renovated El San Juan Hotel, in Isla Verde, organizers announced.

Each year, more than 400
investors and business owners gather to learn about the tax incentives,
competitive advantages, and opportunities that make Puerto Rico a unique

The Puerto Rico Investment Summit brings new topics to its program in 2019, such as “Opportunity Zones,” “Gilti Tax” and, for the first time, a half-day financial services Forum, focused on financial and insurance specific content including International Insurance Center and IFEs.

The Puerto Rico Investment
Summit unites professionals (investors, CPA’s and lawyers) that work directly
with these programs, plus investors and entrepreneurs that have already made
Puerto Rico their destination for business and export services.

The two-day conference format
will include: panels, power talks, workshops, and campfires, plus two
networking events providing attendees the opportunity to meet industry leaders
and government officials, organizers confirmed.

Puerto Rico Investment Summit
participants to include key speakers and government officials including Department
of Economic Development and Commerce Secretary Manuel Laboy and Ella Woger, COO
of Invest Puerto Rico.

Others include early adopters
Nicholas Prouty, CEO of Putnam Bridge, a company that has invested more than
$150 million in the island and owns the largest marina in the Caribbean;
Margaret Anadu, partner at Goldman Sachs; Edgar Ríos from PMA Law, a tax law
firm on the Island; Gaby Hernández from BDO Puerto Rico; Jeff Carmichael, CEO
for the Yingke Caribbean Center, Walter Keenan from Advantage Insurance; and
Manuel López-Zambrana from DLA Piper.

“Puerto Rico is a great option
for business, export services or new investments. It not only has the most
attractive tax structure under the U.S. but provides other benefits that
include a highly skilled workforce, a privileged location and it is under with
the US legal and financial systems,” said Brenda González-Santini, organizer
and owner of the event. “The Puerto Rico Investment Summit provides the best
platform to learn, meet and network with top level professionals.”

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