Paulson and Co

  • 01 Sep 2011 at 10:13 AM

John Paulson Made Money Last Week


That feels good to say, doesn’t it? Read more »

  • 17 Aug 2011 at 6:47 PM

Just Paulson Has Seen Better Summers

The market volatility of last week was not kind to the hedge fund behemoth John Paulson, whose flagship fund was down 34 percent through Friday’s close, according to an investor who was briefed on the performance today…Paulson’s merger funds are faring considerably better, though still in the red with the enhanced levered fund down 7 percent year to date and the unlevered fund down 3 percent year to date. [CNBC]

John Paulson Explains What’s Been Going Wrong

His portfolio has been heavy on disappointments.

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Fake Trees Hurt Paulson And Co’s Flagship Fund In June

Bloomberg reports the Advantage Plus Fund, Paulson’s flagship, lost 11 percent in June thanks to Sino-Forrest. Read more »

John Paulson Saves An Art Gallery

The fund run by Paulson & Co. has purchased a loan to American-art specialist Berry-Hill Galleries for about $10 million, as well as the mortgage on the gallery’s property in an elegant townhouse near the Frick Collection, according to public records and people familiar with the matter…The involvement of the fund, Paulson Credit Opportunities Master Ltd., has in effect rescued the gallery from a precarious position. [WSJ]

Not really enough to get upset or even mildly perturbed over, though in a letter to investors today re: the Chinese company, Paulson did note that “as the largest investors in the Paulson Advantage strategy,” the disappointment in the lack of trees is shared by the Paulson partners. Read more »

Gold Finds A Way To Kick John Paulson When He’s Down

Really? He really needs this shit right now, after the fake trees incident? Read more »