Hedge Fund - Paulson & Co

John Paulson Bio, Returns, Net Worth

John Paulson started Paulson & Co in 1994. He became famous for his bets against subprime mortgages. Before that he was relatively unknown and pursuing a merger arbitrage strategy with mediocre returns. In 2010, he made $5 Billion by betting on gold.

John Paulson started Paulson & Co in 1994. He became famous for his bets against subprime mortgages. Before that he was relatively unknown and pursuing a merger arbitrage strategy with mediocre returns. In 2010, he made $5 Billion by betting on gold.

John Paulson is not a great stock picker. His strength is in macro-themed investments. He doesn’t pick a single or a couple of stocks from a sector. He picks a bunch of stocks from each sector in which he invests.

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John Paulson
Fund Profile
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Fund Holdings Sector Distribution
Fund Name: Paulson & Co
Manager John Paulson
Portfolio Value $19,640,071,000
Change This QTR +1.01%
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Sorted by:
No. Security Ticker Shares Value (x$1000) Activity % Port
1. SHPG 8,328,304 $1,992,880 10.14%
2. ACT 5,640,788 $1,678,811 +262% 8.54%
3. TWC 8,696,000 $1,303,356 6.63%
4. GLD 10,234,852 $1,163,293 5.92%
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