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 $24,080,534,000
Change This QTR +1.04%
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Sorted by:
No. Security Ticker Shares Value (x$1000) Activity % Port
1.) SHPG 9,046,000 $2,343,366 +169% 9.73%
2.) GLD 10,234,852 $1,189,392 4.93%
3.) STAY 47,661,591 $1,131,486 -15% 4.69%
4.) COV 12,595,000 $1,089,593 +80% 4.52%
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