Earlier today, one of the most hyped M&A deals currently on the block was unexpectedly yanked, when seed giant Monsanto announced that it would drop its $46 billion takeover bid for Swiss pesticides firm Syngenta. While the deal wasShow More Summary
John Paulson's hedge funds last quarter acquired a 7% stake in Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc., becoming the biggest shareholder in the company as it explores strategic... To view the full story, click the title link.
Paulson & Co., a major long-time holding of the market’s biggest gold exchange-traded fund, pared his position in the second quarter, regulatory filings show. John Paulson’s hedge fund firm trimmed its position in the SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) by 1 million shares to 9.2 million. The reduced holdings was valued at $1 billion as of [...]
Hedge-fund manager John Paulson, who made billions wagering against subprime mortgages, has started to profit from a U.S. housing bet that took longer to ripen: owning land. After acquiring about... To view the full story, click the title link.
Billionaire John Paulson of hedge fund Paulson & Co. is having a very strong year, bolstered by a record setting pace of corporate merger and acquisition activity around the world.
Greece's problems; Banco Espírito's problems; John Paulson's problems; "Sweaty Spider-Man Costume Transforms Street Brawl Into Cinematic Spectacle"; and more.
JASON SZENES/EUROPEAN PRESSPHOTO AGENCY Rocky performance for one of John Paulson‘s hedge fund has reportedly caused Bank of America and UBS to rethink how they let clients invest with the billionaire fund manager. Bloomberg’s Katherine Burton and Hugh Son reported that Bank of America sent a memo to financial advisers telling them to withdraw about [...]
By Svea Herbst-Bayliss BOSTON (Reuters) - UBS AG shut down a feeder fund at the end of July that provided wealthy clients access to billionaire investor John Paulson's Advantage fund due to the high cost of operating that portfolio, two sources said on Thursday. Show More Summary
Bank of America's Merrill Lynch wealth management arm is pulling investor cash from one of hedge fund manager John Paulson's funds. Merrill is liquidating client funds from Paulson & Company's Advantage fund. The redemptions total $81 million, according to a person familiar with the matter. Show More Summary
The move comes during a rocky year for the hedge fund billionaire John A. Paulson, who has bets on Greece and Puerto Rico.
Apparently some investors in the hedge fund are willing to stick out bets on Greece and Puerto Rico, while others? Not so much.
John Paulson, the billionaire head of hedge fund Paulson & Co., said on Thursday he would donate $8.5 million to charter school network Success Academy, as it opens new middle schools schools in the New York City area.
brendan mcdermid/Reuters David Einhorn, founder and president of Greenlight Capital, speaks during the Sohn Investment Conference in New York May 4, 2015. Will John Paulson and David Einhorn give up the ghost when it comes to gold? Michelle Celarier at the New York Post points out that Paulson’s bets on miners, including AlgoGold Ashanti (AU), [...]
Paulson & Company will pay $20 million for the San Juan Beach Hotel, one of several hotels in Puerto Rico that Mr. Paulson has acquired.
You can cross Paulson's name off the short list for Treasury Secretary in Trumperica.
... the question of what happens when the markets do open is particularly acute for the hedge fund investors -- including luminaries like David Einhorn and John Paulson -- who have collectively poured more than 10 billion euros, or $11 billion, into Greek government bonds, bank stocks and a slew of other investments... Show More Summary
Fund will initially bet on or against health, tech and consumer stocks.
Eduardo Munoz/Reuters President of Paulson & Co. John Paulson speaks during the Sohn Investment Conference in New York. Billionaire hedge-fund manager John Paulson is starting its first-ever long/short fund. The Wall Street Journal reports that Paulson’s fund will target healthcare, pharmaceutical, technology and consumer stocks. The new money pool will be managed by Guy Levy, [...]