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Hedge Fund Billionaire John Paulson puts his money on Citigroup

New York (HedgeCo.net) – According to a regulatory filing, Hedge Fund manager John Paulson’s of the $12.5 billion Paulson & Co. bought 300 million shares of Citigroup worth $1.45 billion. This move puts Paulson & Co. alongside other hedge funds […]

CIT’s future in question ahead of lender meeting

Lexington Herald – CIT Group Inc.’s shares soared Tuesday on a report that hedge fund manager John Paulson is considering merging the troubled finance company with failed mortgage lender IndyMac Federal Bank. But they plunged after-hours as a separate report […]

Hedge Funds Tough To Mimic on Financials

TheStreet.com – Hedge funds that drove financial shares into the ground a year ago are piling back into the stocks, but average investors ought to be careful about mimicking their moves. The first signal of a shift in hedgie sentiment […]

Goldman Sachs’s Hedge Fund Report

Seeking Alpha – Here’s an excellent in-depth read from Goldman Sachs that ties directly into our tracking of hedge fund movements. And we say this because the majority of their data was taken from SEC filings and public disclosures, exactly […]

John Paulson buying Citigroup shares: report

Reuters – Hedge fund manager John Paulson, who bet against financial companies after foreseeing the credit crisis, has been buying Citigroup Inc <C.N> shares over the past few weeks, the New York Post reported, citing sources. Paulson bought around a […]

Hedge Fund Trends: Icahn Buys Casino, Paulson Likes Distressed Debt

We recently learned of two major hedge fund transactions that we thought were worth highlighting here on the blog. Firstly, John Paulson is at it yet again. The prominent hedge fund manager has been in the media a lot recently […]

Paulson & Co Hedge Fund Files 13G on anglogold Ashanti

Seeking Alpha – While John Paulson’s position in AngloGold Ashanti (AU) is no secret, his hedge fund has just filed a 13G with the SEC with regard to the position. Paulson & Co has disclosed a 12.1% ownership stake in […]

Hedge Fund, Private Equity Titans Crowd Billionaire List

FINalternatives – The richest hedge fund manager in the world, clocking in as the 29th richest person in the world, is George Soros, whose $11 billion fortune actually increased during the difficult 2008. Joining him among the top 100 are […]

Hedge Fund Assets Plunged to $1.8 Trillion in 2008

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund assets, which were once estimated to reach almost $3 trillion, finished the year at around $1.8 trillion, according to research conducted by London-based HedgeFund Intelligence. The report contends the fall in assets happened almost […]

Paulson Likes Distressed Assets Amid Global Recession

Bloomberg – Distressed assets offer the best investment opportunities this year as the global recession deepens, billionaire hedge-fund manager John Paulson said. “The decline in the market has created a very good buying opportunity,” Paulson, 53, whose New York-based Paulson […]

Paulson Hedge Fund Asks Dow to Close Rohm & Haas Deal

Bloomberg – Paulson & Co., the hedge fund run by billionaire John Paulson, urged Dow Chemical Co. to slash its dividend, sell new stock and issue bonds to pay for the stalled $15.4 billion takeover of Rohm & Haas Co. […]

John Paulson Defies Market and Posts Huge Gains

New York Times – While his counterparts at other big hedge funds are trying to figure out whether they can stay in business, the fund manager John Paulson continues to rack up enormous profits. DealBook has obtained Mr. Paulson’s confidential […]

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