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 $34,272,322,000
Change This QTR +1.17%
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Sorted by:
No. Security Ticker Shares Value (x$1000) Activity % Port
1.) GLD 31,500,000 $4,405,590 12.85%
2.) AU 41,046,974 $1,968,202 +0% 5.74%
3.) RIG 24,467,500 $1,907,242 +240% 5.56%
4.) C 412,722,200 $1,824,232 -0% 5.32%
5.) APC 21,233,885 $1,739,480 -0% 5.07%
6.) BAC 123,634,429 $1,648,047 -0% 4.8%
7.) HIG 43,920,700 $1,182,784 -0% 3.45%
8.) HPQ 25,000,000 $1,024,250 2.98%
9.) CMCSA 40,000,000 $988,800 2.88%
10.) STI 34,290,642 $988,942 -0% 2.88%
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