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  1. FT Alphaville

    September 19, 2014

    Anti-Abacus, anti-BISTRO and anti-balance sheet synthetic securitisation

      Close your eyes, lay back and imagine yourself as a regulator at the US Securities and Exchange Commission (do we have...

  2. September 11, 2014

    John Paulson attacks AngloGold spin-off plan

    John Paulson, the hedge fund billionaire behind one of the largest investments in AngloGold Ashanti, has sharply criticised...

  1. February 14, 2014

    TWC shareholders hope for benefits beyond Comcast’s bid

    Hedge fund manager John Paulson says he plans to keep his stake in Comcast if its $42.5bn all-share bid for Time Warner...

  2. November 14, 2013

    Houghton helped after IPO price cut

    The initial public offering of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, the US educational publisher, showed investors remain selective...

  3. FT Alphaville

    November 13, 2013

    Private capital now, say hedge funds with Frannie preferreds

    From the FT’s Stephen Foley and Henny Sender, comes the pitchbook which hedge funds including Blackstone’s GSO and Paulson...

  4. November 13, 2013

    Extended Stay’s IPO raises $565m

    Extended Stay America’s initial public offering on Wednesday marks a turnround for the once-troubled lodging company as its...

  5. November 13, 2013

    Investors pitch to take over much of Fannie and Freddie

    A group of hedge funds and private equity companies is preparing a proposal to take over large parts of Fannie Mae and...

  6. November 10, 2013

    US companies on target to raise record IPO sums

    Wall Street bankers, buoyed by the successful launch of Twitter, are on track to earn bumper fees as US companies look set...

  7. November 3, 2013

    John Paulson’s asset management bet pays off

    John Paulson’s most famous bets are the ones with an apocalyptic tint. His “big short” on the US housing market catapulted...

  8. October 10, 2013

    Hedge funds profit in land of Greek opportunity

    From Andrew Liveris of Dow Chemical to ambassador John Negroponte, the great and the good of the Greek diaspora gathered...

  9. October 8, 2013

    Hotel chain Extended Stay America sets sights on $500m IPO

    Extended Stay America, the mid-priced hotel chain owned by Blackstone Group, Centerbridge Partners and Paulson & Co, plans...

  10. October 6, 2013

    Paulson leads charge into Greek banks

    John Paulson and a clutch of bullish US hedge funds are leading a charge into Greek banks, confident that Greece, long seen...

  11. September 30, 2013

    Hedge funds move out of shorts with eyes on bull run in markets

    Hedge funds’ bets on falling share prices have dropped to their lowest level in years as traders predict an extended bull...

  12. September 23, 2013

    John Paulson goes long on Puerto Rico

    John Paulson, the hedge fund manager who came to prominence betting against the US housing market before its crash, has...

  13. August 15, 2013

    John Paulson’s faith in gold unshaken despite ETF sale

    The hedge fund run by John Paulson, one of the world’s highest-profile gold bulls, has sold more than half its shares in the...

  14. August 13, 2013

    Kohlberg & Co drops Steinway bid after Paulson makes rival offer

    Private equity group Kohlberg & Co has dropped out of the bidding process for Steinway Musical Instruments, after it emerged...

  15. August 12, 2013

    Paulson makes rival offer for Steinway

    US hedge fund manager John Paulson has entered into a bidding war for grand piano maker Steinway Musical Instruments,...

  16. August 2, 2013

    SEC elated after claiming Tourre’s scalp

    It was one of the hottest days of the year in New York when the air conditioning unit in the office where Fabrice Tourre and...

  17. August 2, 2013

    Hedge funds reap rewards in US bull run

    John Paulson, the widely followed US hedge fund manager, may have been spectacularly wrong on the gold market this year, but...

  18. August 1, 2013

    Jury finds Tourre defrauded investors

    Former Goldman Sachs trader Fabrice Tourre has been found liable for defrauding investors in a derivatives deal linked to...

  19. July 26, 2013

    Wall Street braces itself for SAC fallout

    Since federal investigators stunned Wall Street by raiding three hedge funds and issuing subpoenas to several others in...

  20. July 24, 2013

    ‘Fabulous Fab’ takes to witness stand

    Fabrice Tourre, the former Goldman Sachs banker accused of defrauding investors in a complex mortgage bond known as Abacus,...

  21. July 16, 2013

    Loeb seeks to float Third Point reinsurance arm

    Dan Loeb, the billionaire investor, intends to list the reinsurance arm of his $13.5bn hedge fund Third Point, a reflection...

  22. July 14, 2013

    Tourre set for his day in court in high-stakes case for SEC

    Fabrice Tourre, the former Goldman Sachs banker who became a symbol of the financial crisis, will have his day in court when...

  23. June 19, 2013

    Dish decides against raising Sprint offer

    Dish Network said it would not submit a revised offer for Sprint Nextel – a move that clears the way for SoftBank to proceed...

  24. June 11, 2013

    SoftBank raises offer for Sprint Nextel to $21.6bn

    Sprint Nextel has all but closed the door on a takeover bid from US rival Dish Network after SoftBank of Japan boosted both...

  25. May 22, 2013

    G8 protesters target London hedge funds, private equity and banks

    London-based hedge funds, private banks and private equity firms have been targeted by an anti-capitalist group before next...

  26. April 19, 2013

    Gold: Losing its charm?

    When David Gornall started trading precious metals as a 21-year-old in 1981, weekends were a thing to be feared. Only a few...

  27. April 16, 2013

    Gold’s fall costs Paulson $1.5bn this year

    The tumbling gold price has personally cost billionaire hedge fund manager John Paulson at least $1.5bn so far this year, as...

  28. April 12, 2013

    Fresh blow for Premier Foods

    Paulson & Co, one of the two anchor investors in Premier Foods, has sold a 1 per cent stake, delivering a further blow to...

  29. April 11, 2013

    MetroPCS investors support revised offer

    Deutsche Telekom’s deal to reverse merge its T-Mobile USA unit with MetroPCS looks set for completion after the German group...

  30. April 4, 2013

    John Paulson see gains for all but one fund

    John Paulson has seen a modest return to form, with gains for all but the smallest hedge fund run by his $19bn firm as...

  31. April 4, 2013

    Tug of war over MetroPCS intensifies

    Both sides in the tug of war over MetroPCS intensified their lobbying on Thursday, ahead of a special meeting next week at...

  32. March 28, 2013

    Advisors urge MetroPCS to drop T-Mobile

    The battle to influence MetroPCS shareholders escalated on Thursday, as two influential proxy advisory firms weighed in with...

  33. March 18, 2013

    Hedge funds: Analytical tools offer solace in unsure world

    At its root, the job of hedge fund managers is to take risks by investing their client’s money. So risk management is the...

  34. March 15, 2013

    Paulson dismisses move to Puerto Rico

    The billionaire John Paulson has announced that he has no plans to move to Puerto Rico, the Caribbean island attempting to...

  35. March 12, 2013

    Regulators back T-Mobile USA’s Metro deal

    T-Mobile USA’s planned reverse takeover of MetroPCS has won approval from regulators, but still faces opposition from two...

  36. March 11, 2013

    Paulson eyes Puerto Rico tax haven move

    Billionaire John Paulson has explored abandoning his native New York for the tropics of Puerto Rico as he tries to shield...

  37. March 5, 2013

    Small hedge funds outdo elite rivals

    The world’s top hedge funds did far less well than usual last year, as smaller rivals made more money for investors and the...

  38. March 1, 2013

    Paulson to oppose telecoms merger

    John Paulson, the billionaire whose hedge fund is the largest shareholder in MetroPCS, has said he will vote against plans...

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