Hedge Fund - Paulson & Co

John Paulson Bio, Returns, AUM, 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 Name: Paulson & Co
Manager John Paulson
Portfolio Value $3,510,256,000
Change This QTR +0.81%
Fund Holdings Sector Distribution
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No. Security Ticker Shares Value (x$1000) Activity % Port History
1. BHC 25,839,035 $719,617 20.5%
2. HZNP 6,169,296 $675,785 -23% 19.25%
3. BSIG 20,000,552 $522,614 14.88%
4. NG 22,226,300 $152,917 4.35%
5. PPTA 24,771,542 $123,362 +19% 3.51%
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