Tag archive for ‘Paulson’
Vered Weiss On Monday, October 13th, 2014

Hedge Funds Fall in Autumn

–   Because of fears of a slowing global economy, stock market volatility and a decision concerning Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that took a heavy toll on many fund managers, hedge funds had a sluggish More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, September 29th, 2014

Was the Government AIG Bailout Legal?

Insurer AIG became a poster child for the “too big to fail” imperative that led the government to bail out banks and auto companies during the recession. While this annoyed many taxpayers, ousted More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

AngloGold Ashanti Shareholders Revolt over Restructuring Plan

A $2.1 billion rights issue for AngloGold Ashanti belly flopped as shareholders rejected a restructuring and foiled its plans, at least for the time being, of a spin-off that would trade on the London Exchange. More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, September 11th, 2014

John Paulson’s Say Could Be Crucial in Deciding Who Buys Family Dollar

Family Dollar is up for sale. The question is, who is going to buy it? Dollar Tree made an initial bid for the company of $74.50 a share in July, while Dollar General has gotten into the game with a higher More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, September 11th, 2014

5 Top Buys from John Paulson

The following are the top five new positions or position increases in John Paulson’s portfolio: 1. Allergan (AGN) is the 3rd largest holding for Paulson, and was a new buy at 5.6 million shares,  More...

Vered Weiss On Friday, September 5th, 2014

John Paulson Adds Battleground Stock Allergan

Fund manager John Paulson added a new position in controversial stock Allergan, which is the object of a hostile takeover bid by Valeant Pharmaceuticals. The Allergan position now accounts for 4.11% of Paulson’s More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

John Paulson’s Fund Posts Loss, Buys 18% Stake In NovaCopper

– John Paulson’s fund, Paulson & Company, is down along with stocks in July. Paulson Partners saw a 1.3% loss brought about by the tepid performance in healthcare and telecom holdings. More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

More Money than God: 7 Jews Among 14 Hedge Fund Billionaires

– The finance industry gets a lot of flack, but maybe one reason is nearly everyone is dependent on it. Hedge funds range from cowboy-like and risky to conservative and geared toward the long-term investor. More...

Tibi Singer On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

What an Aftermath: John Paulson and George Soros Unload OneWest Bank for $3.4 Billion

– Talk about making lemonades from your old lemons. – This is one of those rich get really, really richer stories. Some of Wall Street’s biggest names, organized by former Goldman Sachs partner More...

Albert Hecht On Thursday, August 15th, 2013

John Paulson Signs Deal to Buy the Steinway Piano Company for $512 Million

– John Paulson / Getty – / By Clive Minchom / Yesterday Steinway Musical Instruments, Inc. (Steinway), an American public company listed on the New York Stock Exchange and investment firm Paulson More...

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