John Paulson

Founder at Paulson & Co.

John Paulson

John Paulson

Founder at Paulson & Co.

Overview
Career Highlights

Paulson & Co.

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Primary Location

New York City, NY

Number of Boards

15

Birthday

1956 - New York City, NY

Age

64

Number of Awards

25

Estimated Net Worth

$7.9B

Interests

Running, Cycling

Relationships
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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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Co-Founder at KKR & 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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Principal at Ogden CAP Properties LLC

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Co-Founder at BlackRock, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Aquiline Capital Partners LLC

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Co-Chairman at IDG Capital

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Madison Marquette Realty Services manages the Madison Marquette Retail Enhancement Fund. The Fund focuses on opportunities for investments of $25 million or more in Washington, DC, New York, Philadelphia, Charlotte, Fort Lauderdale, Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego and Seattle. The Fund invests in the following types of properties: urban retail and mixed-use, town center and lifestyle projects, enclosed malls, community centers, select ground-up developments and portfolio opportunities

Parent, Deceased

CUNY College of Staten Island is a school in Staten Island.

Education
MBA, Baker Scholar
Class of 1980

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

BS in Finance, summa cum laude
Class of 1978

Since its inception in 1900, New York University Stern School of Business has been in and of New York City. Founded as the School of Commerce, Finance, and Accounting, the School initially offered training to students for careers in commerce in the burgeoning financial markets of New York City. Today, located in the heart of Greenwich Village with a campus in Westchester, Stern is one of the nation’s premier management education schools and research centers with a broad portfolio of academic programs at the graduate and undergraduate levels. With its global partnerships and engagement in NYU’s global network university, today NYU Stern is not only in and of the city, but also in and of the world.

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.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$50K - $100K
2018

92nd Street Young Men's & Young Women's Hebrew Association offers Jewish arts, culture, life, education and other programs. It is a Jewish institution that reaches out to people of every race, ethnicity, religion, age and economic class. The firm seeks to create, provide and disseminate programs of distinction that foster the physical and mental health of human beings throughout their lives, their educational and spiritual growth and their enjoyment. The company was founded on March 22, 1874 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

$50K +
2018

Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

$50K +
2017

Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

Political Donations
$2,700
2016

Acting Chief of Staff at Executive Office of the President Under Donald Trump

$8,100
2016

Former Senator from New Hampshire

$2,700
2016

Partner at Hamilton Place Strategies

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 REAL ESTATE RECOVERY FUND, L.P. raised money in a private placement transaction

Investments
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Success Academy Charter Schools is the largest and highest-performing free, public charter school network in New York City. Admission is open to all New York State children, including those with special needs and English language learners. Students are admitted by a random lottery held each April. Success Academy operates 46 schools serving 15,500 students in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx. Across the network, 76% of students are from low-income households; 8.5% are current and former English Language Learners, and 15% are current and former special needs students. About 93% of students are children of color.

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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 segments; and Eliminations and Other. The Signal and Power Solutions segment covers component and systems integration expertise in infotainment and connectivity; body controls and security systems; displays; passive and active safety electronics; autonomous driving software and technologies; and software development. 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 on May 19, 2011 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.

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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