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Paulson: Unaffected by Hard Times

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – At a time when most hedge funds are posting their worst year to date, John Paulson somehow manages to stay afloat.  The founder of Paulson & Co. has informed investors that his funds are in fact […]

TPG’s Bonderman eyes debt assets sold by hedge funds

Reuters HK – David Bonderman, one of the the most influential figures in the U.S. private equity industry, said on Thursday his firm, buyout giant TPG Capital TPG.UL, wanted to buy debt assets offloaded by troubled hedge funds. Bonderman, speaking […]

TPG’s Bonderman eyes debt assets sold by hedge funds

Reuters – David Bonderman, one of the the most influential figures in the U.S. private equity industry, said on Thursday his firm, buyout giant TPG Capital , wanted to buy debt assets offloaded by troubled hedge funds. Bonderman, speaking at […]

US hedge fund Paulson bets big against UK banks

Reuters – John Paulson, a U.S. hedge fund manager who gained a superstar reputation with a big bet against the U.S. housing market, was shown holding a 1 billion pound ($1.9 billion) bet against UK banks as short sellers were […]

Housing plan signed, but concerns linger

San Francisco Chronicle- The giant housing rescue plan President Bush signed Wednesday might help stanch the bleeding in the housing market, but experts on both sides of the political divide worry that it is, at best, only an emergency step. […]

Paulson & Co. To Launch New Hedge Fund

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – John Paulson, the infamous hedge fund manager turned billionaire who bet brilliantly against the housing market, will start a new fund later this year according to a report published on Bloomberg.com. The new hedge fund will […]

Wall Street’s woes escalate ahead of earnings wave

Yahoo News- Investors can’t seem to catch a break — Wall Street again starts a week with oil prices at their highest levels yet, and banks poised to reveal that they remain on shaky footing. None of the troubles that […]

Hedge fund chief pessimistic about UK property

Financial Times- John Paulson, the US hedge fund manager who made a fortune for his investors by anticipating the debacle in subprime mortgages, said on Wednesday it was too early to look for bargains in the financial sector and predicted […]

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