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 $21,685,814,000
Change This QTR +1.10%
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Sorted by:
No. Security Ticker Shares Value (x$1000) Activity % Port
1.
Allergan Plc
7,174,200 $2,177,083 +28% 10.03%
2. VRX 9,000,000 $1,999,350 +340% 9.21%
3. SHPG 7,095,100 $1,713,396 -15% 7.9%
4.
Mylan N V
21,913,061 $1,487,020 +47% 6.85%
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