Following $33 Million NYC Buy, Hedge-Funder Spends $39.5 Million on North Palm Beach Mansion

Less than two months after closing on a $33-million apartment in Manhattan, Connecticut-based hedge-fund manager Igor Tulchinsky is buying again, this time a $39.5-million mansion in North Palm Beach, Fla.

Mr. Tulchinsky is the founder and chief executive of WorldQuant, a hedge fund and quantitative-investment management firm. In a statement, Mr. Tulchinsky’s agent, Ryan Serhant of Serhant, said his client is “excited to spend a significant amount of time in Florida as WorldQuant expands its global presence to include West Palm Beach and Miami.”

The seller of the North Palm Beach property was Jeffrey Jacobs, scion of...