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Superstar Hedge Managers Facing Hemorrhaging Funds

July 16, 2017 James Heinsman In the News

The Wall Street Journal reported last week that David Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital lost $400 million from its investor base in response to a depressing 2 percent loss during the first half of 2017. The return of $400 million represents 15 percent of all those who are able to withdraw their stakes in Greenlight, according to […]

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Ten Best Large Hedge Fund Performers of 2013

January 9, 2014 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

It’s the beginning of a new year, so it’s time to look back and see which hedge funds had the most success with their investments. Here is a look at the top twenty according to the Bloomberg Markets Magazine which lists the top 100 large funds, large meaning with assets under management of at least […]

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David Tepper of Appaloosa to Be Highest Paid Manager in 2013

December 30, 2013 James Heinsman In the News

Founder of Appaloosa Management, David Tepper, will most likely be the highest paid hedge fund manager for 2013, bringing in an estimated $3 billion in personal income. This achievement is made even more impressive by the fact that last year Tepper nurtured his fund to a 30 percent gain with a personal pay-off for himself […]

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Paulsons Chair Fundraiser for 92nd Street Y

May 27, 2013 James Heinsman In the News

Hedge fund manager John Paulson, along with his wife Jenny, co-chaired the gala fund-raising event which took place at the 92nd Street Y in New York City at the end of May. Paulson and his wife brought along their two daughters, the younger clutching a stuffed toy dog. “My girls went to nursery school here,” […]

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Hedge Fund Industry Descending on Las Vegas

May 6, 2013 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

May 7 is the opening day of the 3-day SkyBridge Alternatives Conference (SALT), the largest annual conference for the hedge fund industry, to be held this year in Las Vegas. Over 1,800 delegates are expected to converge on the Hotel Bellagio, about half of them investors. According to the organizers of the conference, SkyBride Capital, […]

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Managers Buying Gold as Hedge Against Inflation

November 26, 2012 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

As global debt troubles and the prospect of inflation rear their worrisome heads, some hedge fund managers are hedging their investments by purchasing large quantities of gold through the use of exchange traded funds, or ETFs. One well-known manager, John Paulson of Paulson & Co. now holds 66 tons of gold purchased through an ETF, […]

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Ainslie of Robin Hood Raising Funds For Sandy’s Victim’s

November 6, 2012 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

As the cold begins to settle-in in the Northeast corridor where Hurricane Sandy left a path of mayhem and destruction, hedge funds are gearing up to help in the recovery effort. A large number of hedge funds are donating sums to the various organizations providing the necessities to people left without power or shelter in […]

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Hedge Fund Manager Paulson Donates $100 Million to Central Park Conservancy

October 23, 2012 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

President and co-fund manager of the New York-based hedge fund firm Paulson & Company, John Paulson, pledged on Tuesday a $100 million donation to the Central Park Conservancy, the largest donation to a public park in the history of New York City. The Central Park Conservancy was founded in 1980 by a group of philanthropists […]

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Selena Maranjian Looks at Investor Strategies

August 30, 2012 James Heinsman In the News

Daily Finance’s Selena Maranjian recently discussed John Paulson and his hedge fund. Paulson & Co. was founded in 1994, and is owned by its employees. Maranjian quotes GuruFocus.com, stating that Paulson expanded 263% over the last decade and a half, while more than doubling the market’s return with its expertise in merger arbitrage. Paulson’s recent […]

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John Paulson Predicts The Unraveling of the Euro

July 24, 2012 Debbie Jacobs Economic Barometer

An investor recently revealed that John Paulson, the billionaire hedge fund manager, claims there is a 50% chance that the euro will unravel. Paulson stated the figure while discussing the current financial situation with several clients. In a conference call, Paulson also predicted that a breakup-triggering event may occur any time between three months to […]

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