Paolo Pellegrini

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    Fabulousness On Trial, Day 4: SEC Planning To Call Witnesses Who’ll Help Their Case To The Stand

    The decision to call former Goldman saleswoman Gail Kreitman out of order comes a day after a combative back and forth between the SEC and one of its top witnesses: Paolo Pellegrini, a former lieutenant to billionaire hedge-fund manager John Paulson. Her testimony is important because she may be the first witness to link Mr. […]

    / Jul 18, 2013 at 2:31 PM
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    Guy Who Spent All Of 2007 Telling People He Was Short Housing Vaguely Remembers Telling Someone He Was Short Housing

    Over drinks! In testimony Wednesday, Paolo Pellegrini, the former Paulson & Co managing director, said he made clear to ACA Capital Holdings Inc that Paulson wanted to bet against the deal. “As I told all collateral selection agents, we were interested in shorting a CDO, shorting subprime securities in a CDO,” said Pellegrini, one of […]

    / Jul 17, 2013 at 5:41 PM
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    Former Paulson Protégé In A Charitable Places About Losses

    Remember Paolo Pellegrini? For those who need a refresher, the Italian Stallion is the former Paulson and Co. employee who helped John come up with a highly lucrative subprime trade, later leaving the firm to set up his own shop (the delightfully named PSQR AKA Pellegrini Squared) after some reported friction re: whether or not […]

    / Jul 11, 2012 at 11:47 AM
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    John Paulson Protégée Paolo Pellegrini Giving Investors Their Money Back

    When Stanley Druckenmiller announced earlier this week that he’d be shuttering his fund, Duquense Capital, and retiring from the business after 30 years, many wondered which luminary would be next to pack it in. Steve Cohen? Paul Tudor Jones? Larry Robbins? So far, just one: Paolo Pellegrini.

    / Aug 20, 2010 at 12:25 PM
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    Musings On An ABACUS

    The following post is by Dealbreaker reader and commenter Infinite Guest. Whether they could have avoided it, I don’t know–today’s Securities and Exchange Commission acts like a wounded animal–the management of Goldman, Sachs & Co. made a strategic error by failing to cultivate a closer relationship with the new regime. That much is evident from […]

    / May 18, 2010 at 12:16 PM
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    Former (Paulson&Co) Employees: What Are They Good For? (UPDATE)

    If you’re Paolo Pellegrini,* tipping off the SEC to your former employer’s role in today’s Goldman case, according to CNBC’s Steve Liesman. Earlier: Who needs John Paulson? Not Paolo Pellegrini. *Whose attitude resulted in being more encouraged to leave the hedge fund (as opposed to leaving on his own terms) than has been suggested in […]

    / Apr 16, 2010 at 11:30 AM
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    Paolo Pellegrini Is Making Himself Smile Now

    Who needs John Paulson? Not Paolo Pellegrini. Canned by JP for his bad attitude, this Italian Stallion knows that living well is the best revenge. And so far, Pellegrini’s PSQR Management is living very well, up almost 65% this year.

    / Nov 30, 2009 at 2:52 PM
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    Paolo Pellegrini Made John Paulson Smile Once

    This would not be the time he asked for more money to do less work but rather when he pulled John into a room to show his former boss how he was going to make a metric fuck-ton of money for the firm, which Bloomberg gets into in a profile of P-squared (which, awesomely, is […]

    / Oct 5, 2009 at 6:22 PM

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