John Paulson

Founder at Paulson & Co.

John Paulson

John Paulson

Founder at Paulson & Co.

Overview
Career Highlights

Paulson & Co.

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6217

Primary Location

New York City, NY

Number of Boards

17

Birthday

1956 - New York City, NY

Age

64

Number of Awards

25

Estimated Net Worth

$7.9B

Interests

Running, Cycling

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Co-Founder at KKR & Co., Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at Morgan Stanley

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Co-Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Rudin Management Co., Inc.

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Partner at Paulson & Co.

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Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President at Google, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Centerview Partners LLC

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Former Vice Chairman at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at The Travelers Cos., Inc.

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Founding Partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

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Co-Founder at BlackRock, Inc.

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John Paulson
Founder at Paulson & Co.
Education
MBA, Baker Scholar
Class of 1980
BS in Finance, summa cum laude
Class of 1978
Career History
Founder
1994 - Current

Paulson's investment strategies are all based on the same underlying investment philosophy of capital preservation and low correlation to the broad markets. They perform fundamental and legal analysis on investments, including reviews of company financials and review of legal documentation related to proposed investment opportunities. The firm's products are provided through collective investment vehicles, including both domestic partnerships and offshore private investment companies, and separately managed accounts that deploy all or a subset of the firm's investment strategies. Paulson's investment objective is to achieve positive excess returns through trading the securities and/or derivatives thereon of companies that are the subject of proposed changes in corporate structure or control such as tender offers, mergers, spin-offs, proxy contests, liquidations, recapitalizations, restructurings and bankruptcy reorganizations.

Fund Advisor
Current

Paulson Management LLC is an American private company located in New York, NY, that provides investment advice.

Political Donations
$2,700
2016
$8,100
2016
$2,700
2016
Transactions
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Paulson & Co. purchases Steinway Musical Instruments, Inc.

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Paulson Partners Premium LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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Paulson Gold Fund LP raised money in a private placement transaction

Investments
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To provide children in nyc with a high quality education that gives them the knowledge, skills, character & disposition to meet & exceed nys standards, & the resources to succeed.

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Aptiv Plc engages in the design, development, and manufacture of vehicle components. The firm also provides electrical, electronic, and safety technology solutions to the global automotive and commercial vehicle markets. It operates through the following business segments: Signal and Power Solutions, Advanced Safety and User Experience, and Eliminations and Other. The Signal and Power Solutions segment includes complete electrical architecture and component products. The Advanced Safety and User Experience segment covers component and systems integration in connectivity and security solutions, as well as advanced software development and autonomous driving technologies. The Eliminations and Other segment comprises of elimination of inter-segment transactions, other expenses, and income of a non-operating or strategic nature. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.

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Premier Foods Plc engages in the manufacture and distribution of branded and own label food products. It operates through Grocery, and Sweet Treats segments. The Grocery segment sells savoury ambient food products. The Sweet Treats segment retails sweet ambient food products. Premier Foods was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in St. Albans, the United Kingdom.

Public Holdings
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Awards & Honors
Rank #170
2017
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #108
2016
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #41
2015
Forbes Magazine - 400 Richest People in America
Events
Speaker
Tiger 21 Group Meetings

Speaker
New York City, NY
3rd Annual Delivering Alpha Conference

Speaker
Pierre Hotel-New York, NY
3rd Annual Delivering Alpha Conference

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