John Paulson

John Alfred Paulson is an American hedge fund manager. He is the founder and President of Paulson & Co., a New York-based hedge fund.


Paulson makes another $1bn

John Paulson

John Paulson’s hedge funds made almost $1bn on his investment in OneWest Bank, which is being purchased by CIT Group for $3.4bn in cash and stock.

Billionaire John Paulson nets huge windfall

John Paulson

Billionaire investor John Paulson correctly anticipated merger activity in the energy sector, making him one of the big winners of Whiting Petroleum's purchase of Kodiak Oil & Gas.


Look Who Made $554m From Trading Lehman Brothers Bonds

It was just a week or two ago that this hedge fund manager was in the news because he took a big bath on a Chinese stock. A few days later, and he's top of the heap again, after making a $554m profit (before legal fees) on over 2,000 trades in Lehman bonds, executed after the firm entered bankruptcy in September 2008.

Peek Into Paulson's Holdings

John Paulson, the billionaire hedge fund manager who had his worst year on record in 2011, sold his entire stakes in Citigroup Inc. and Bank of America Corp. in the fourth quarter before the shares rallied.