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 $4,354,438,000
Change This QTR +1.13%
Fund Holdings Sector Distribution
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No. Security Ticker Shares Value (x$1000) Activity % Port
1. BHC 25,839,035 $820,131 18.83%
2. HZNP 7,991,440 $735,532 16.89%
3. BSIG 20,000,552 $407,611 9.36%
4. GLD 1,894,252 $303,005 6.95%
5. ALXN 1,400,000 $214,074 +460% 4.91%
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