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Posts Tagged ‘John Paulson’

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3 Hedge Funds Still Love Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX)

Pershing Square Capital Management, managed by Bill Ackman, sold its entire stake in Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (NYSE:VRX) on Monday. The investor......(read more)
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Here Are The Changes Paulson & Co. Made To Its Portfolio To Recover After a Bad 2016

2016 was unarguably one of the worst years for John Paulson‘s Paulson & Co. since its inception in 1994. According to a recent report by hedge......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Platinum Partners, Bill Ackman, John Paulson

Platinum Partners’ Executives Charged With $1 Billion Securities Fraud (The Wall Street Journal) Top executives of hedge fund Platinum Partners were......(read more)
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Why You Should Avoid These Stock Picks of Billionaire John Paulson

John Paulson founded New York-based investment management firm Paulson & Company in 1994. He shot into prominence when he earned almost $4 billion......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Crispin Odey, Jeffrey Vinik, Elliott Management

Brexiteer Odey’s Fund Loses 369 Million Euros (Reuters) Hedge fund manager Crispin Odey lost about 369 million euros (313.03 million pounds) in......(read more)
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Trump Supporters Icahn, Paulson Score Huge Returns After Election Win

Just like Main Street, this election season also saw Wall Street divided into two factions based on who they supported. However, the limelight that the......(read more)
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10 Most Successful Investors in the World

These 10 most successful investors in the world don’t have much in common aside from their obscene net worths. They come from different backgrounds,......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Ray Dalio, John Paulson, Lansdowne Partners

Bridgewater to Cut Jobs as Dalio Says Some Areas ‘Bloated’ (Bloomberg) Bridgewater Associates, the world’s largest hedge fund manager, indicated......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Starboard Value, Bridgewater Associates, Soros Fund Management

A Fitter Perrigo Is in Activists’ Interest (The Wall Street Journal) Activist investors have the facts on their side in a tussle with Perrigo, but they......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: David Einhorn, Bill Ackman, Loren Katzovitz

Einhorn Insurer Enters Deal for Asia, Europe Growth After Slump (Bloomberg) Greenlight Capital Re Ltd., the reinsurer that counts on hedge fund manager......(read more)
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Billionaire John Paulson’s Favorite Healthcare Stocks Include The Latest Industry Punching Bag, Mylan

John Paulson is an American hedge fund manager and billionaire who founded his investment firm Paulson & Co in 1994 with only $2 million and one employee......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Dan Loeb, Carl Icahn, Andrew Hall

Loeb Credit Bet Returns 15% in Quarter on Junk Energy Holdings (Bloomberg) Hedge fund manager Dan Loeb’s corporate credit portfolio returned 15 percent......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Bill Ackman, David Einhorn, Och-Ziff Capital Management

The Activist and Herbalife: Just Maybe Ackman’s Right (The New York Times) Bill Ackman, the activist investor, has been painted as a loser in his yearslong......(read more)
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Billionaire John Paulson Boosts Stakes in Endo Pharmaceuticals, Akorn; Plus Top Three New Positions

Famous for his bet against subprime mortgages at the height of the US housing bubble, John Paulson was just another hedge fund manager prior to that.......(read more)
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Billionaires Paulson and Icahn Trim Stakes In 2 Companies; Plus Latest News on 2 Proxy Fights

According to a fresh article posted by the Wall Street Journal, the New York City Employees’ Retirement System, the largest public employee pension......(read more)
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A Look Into Jeff Smith, John Paulson & Two Other Investors’ Latest Moves

The hedge fund industry recovered some losses incurred in the first two months of 2016 during March, which marked one of the best months for the industry......(read more)
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Billionaire John Paulson’s 13F Picks Post 13% Drop in Q1

Billionaire John Paulson, famed for making a whopping $15 billion by betting against subprime mortgages in 2007, founded hedge fund firm Paulson &......(read more)
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These Were Billionaire John Paulson’s Biggest Moves in Q4

In the last few years, we have seen billionaire John Paulson transform from a money manager who bets big on activist and merger deals to an activist investor......(read more)
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Billionaire John Paulson Cuts Stake In Cobalt International Energy Inc. (CIE); Carl Icahn Buys More Xerox Corp (XRX)

Statistics reveal that shareholder activism has been on a surge in recent years, with new players entering the activist battleground and more capital......(read more)
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Here’s How Billionaire John Paulson Traded Valeant and His Other Top Stock Picks Last Quarter

Hedge fund manager John Paulson, who founded Paulson & Co. back in 1994, has become very popular since he made a fortune betting against subprime......(read more)
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Billionaire Paulson’s Top Healthcare Picks Include Allergan PLC (AGN), Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX) & Shire PLC (ADR) (SHPG)

John Paulson’s Paulson & Co. is a hedge fund that specializes in credit strategies, mergers, and event-driven arbitrage. Paulson & Co. relies......(read more)
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John Paulson May Pressure Syngenta AG (SYT) To Sell To Monsanto Company (MON)

John Paulson of Paulson & Co may start pushing Syngenta AG (ADR) (NYSE:SYT) to accept an acquisition offer by Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON), according......(read more)
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Billionaire John Paulson’s Eclectic Mix Of New Stock Picks

John Paulson is the president and founder of Paulson & Co, a New York-based hedge fund which dates back to 1994 and which has over $18 billion in......(read more)
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Billionaire John Paulson Standing Pat With His Top Small-Cap Picks

At Insider Monkey we have been touting the advantages of investing in the top small-cap picks of prominent hedge funds since our inception. In this......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Tom Sandell, Carl Icahn, Paul Singer

Activist Sandell Scolds PartnerRe Board for Shunning Hostile Bid (Bloomberg) Sandell Asset Management Corp., the activist hedge-fund firm run by Tom Sandell......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Carl Icahn, Steve Cohen, Feroz Dewan

Here’s Why Carl Icahn Thinks Apple Will Surge To $240 Per Share (Bloomberg) Carl Icahn is out with a new letter to Tim Cook arguing that Apple should......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Bill Ackman, Nelson Peltz, Paul Singer

Investing Like Ackman Lifts Canada Index as Valeant Gains (Bloomberg) Hedge fund investor Bill Ackman is used to taking big bets for big rewards, as he......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Warren Buffett, John Paulson, Jason Karp

Buffett Feels Hedge Fund Managers’ Chill After Warmth in Omaha (Bloomberg) Warren Buffett had plenty of admirers Saturday at the annual meeting of his......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Alex Denner, Steven Tananbaum, Bill Ackman

Ariad Pharma CEO ‘Retires’ in Settlement With Activist Hedge Fund (The Street) Ariad Pharmaceuticals founder and CEO Harvey Berger is exiting......(read more)
Kyle Bass

Hedge Fund News: Kyle Bass, Steven Cohen, Thomas Wagner

Celgene, Shire Make Five as Kyle Bass Expands Drug Patent Fight (Bloomberg) Hedge fund manager Kyle Bass has expanded the number of drug companies whose......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Paul Singer, Eric Mindich, Jana Partners

Proxy Firm Backs One Elliott Nominee in Alliance Trust Battle (Bloomberg) A proxy voting company is backing one of three directors that Paul Singer’......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: John Paulson, Allan Teh, Louis Bacon

Billionaire Paulson’s Merger Hedge Fund Said to Gain 10% in 2015 (Bloomberg) Billionaire John Paulson’s merger strategy has gained 10 percent this......(read more)
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Billionaire Paulson’s Picks Killed the Market in Q1: Healthcare Stocks Pave the Road to Success

John Paulson’s Paulson & Co had a great first quarter, achieving an average return of 5.6% from its 52 long positions in stocks with a market cap......(read more)
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Extended Stay, Houghton Mifflin & Cobalt International Energy Are Billionaire John Paulson’s Top Holdings from Small-Cap Space

Billionaire John Paulson of Paulson & Co is a hedge fund manager, who became famous for his bets against subprime mortgages. Before that, he was......(read more)
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Billionaire John Paulson’s Long-Term Bets: Time Warner Cable Inc, Mallinckrodt PLC and More

Hedge funds trade in and out of stocks but they also have some core holdings that they keep in their portfolios for long periods of time. We have extracted......(read more)
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Shire PLC (ADR), Allergan, Inc., Time Warner Cable Inc: John Paulson’s Top Merger Picks

John Paulson‘s Paulson & Co has been having it rough for the past two years, as far as stock picking goes. A sour bet on Whiting Petroleum Corp......(read more)
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Billionaire Bill Ackman’s Top Picks: Allergan Inc. (AGN), Air Products & Chemicals Inc. (APD), Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (USA) (CP)

Pershing Square, managed by billionaire Bill Ackman, recently filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission a Form 13F, in which the fund disclosed......(read more)
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10 Most Popular Healthcare Stocks Among Hedge Funds

With the business of analyzing and compiling the data of our 737 tracked hedge funds’ latest 13F filings behind us, we’re ready to start sharing some......(read more)
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Billionaires Are Crazy About These 10 Stocks

You may think that imitating the stock picks of billionaires will make you rich too. You need a reality check. Billionaires start investing differently......(read more)
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Billionaire David Tepper’s Top Picks: General Motors Company (GM), Priceline Group Inc (PCLN), Whirlpool Corporation (WHR)

In its latest 13F filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Appaloosa Management LP, led by David Tepper, disclosed its equity portfolio......(read more)
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10 Most Popular Stocks Among Hedge Funds

The Insider Monkey data team is finally done processing nearly 750 13F filings and we will start sharing reports based on the aggregate hedge fund sentiment......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Ray Dalio, Carl Icahn, John Paulson

Dalio’s Bridgewater Fund Said to Rise 8.3% in January (Bloomberg) Ray Dalio’s Bridgewater Associates posted an 8.3 percent gain in January in one......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Nelson Peltz, Daniel Och, John Paulson

DuPont to Add 2 New Directors, but None From Peltz’s Slate (New York Times) DuPont plans to change the lineup of its board members — but won’t draw......(read more)
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Trian Partners and Raging Capital Management Reveal Their Latest Moves

Nelson Peltz’ Trian Partners trimmed its stake in Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO) by more than 6 million shares. According to the 13D Form filed......(read more)
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Clean Harbors Inc (CLH), PetSmart Inc. (PETM): Why Are Activists Selling These Stocks?

A pair of activist investors have disclosed selling off large chunks of their positions in recent filings with the SEC. The first filing revealed that......(read more)
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Covidien plc (COV), Dollar Tree Inc. (DLTR), Sherwin-Williams Co (SHW): Rail-Splitter Capital Management’s New Picks

Rail-Splitter Capital Management, managed by John Croghan and Richard Fradin, recently filed its 13F Form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Ray Dalio, John Paulson, Jeffrey Smith

Hedge Funds Had a Horrible Year, But Managers Are Billionaires (New York Post) Hedge funds just finished one of their worst years in recent memory —......(read more)
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Healthequity Inc (HQY), Ally Financial Inc. (ALLY), Shire Plc (ADR) (SHP) Among Top Picks of Award Winning Napier Park Global Capital

Napier Park Global Capital, founded and managed by Jim O’Brien and Jonathan Dorfman, was recently awarded the title of 2015 Hedge Fund Manager of the......(read more)
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John Paulson Big Bet On Whiting Petroleum Corp (WLL) Goes Sour With 64% Decline

Paulson & Co’s John Paulson is one billionaire who would love to forget the past two years, which have turned out to be his worst as wrong energy......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: John Paulson, Bill Ackman, D. E. Shaw

Billionaire Paulson Hit by 2014 Losses; Advantage Plus Fund Declines 36% (Bloomberg) Billionaire John Paulson posted the second-worst trading year of......(read more)