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    1. June 25, 2015

      Investing in Spain’s luxury property market could pay dividends

      Before Spain’s property bubble burst there was a time when it might have appeared it was impossible to lose money...

    2. June 7, 2015

      The week: June 8

      •Bill Gross has been reunited with a bond mandate he ran at Pimco before his move to Janus Capital last year. The...

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    1. June 3, 2015

      Hedge fund manager John Paulson gives $400m to Harvard University

      John Paulson, the hedge fund manager famed for betting against US housing in 2007, has made the largest ever donation...

    2. March 12, 2015

      Valeant issues bonds to fund Salix bid

      Valeant was moving ahead with the sale of $9.6bn worth of bonds to fund the acquisition of Salix despite growing...

    3. March 11, 2015

      Endo looks to crash $14.5bn Valeant-Salix deal

      Endo is trying to gatecrash one of the biggest pharmaceutical takeovers of the year by offering $15.7bn to acquire...

    4. November 10, 2014

      Bets gone awry push John Paulson event-driven fund to loss

      John Paulson’s $3bn event-driven hedge fund swung to a 14 per cent loss last month as the investor known for making...

    5. October 15, 2014

      Shire deal threat flays hedge funds

      Some of the world’s largest hedge funds were left nursing heavy losses on Wednesday as US pharmaceuticals group AbbVie...

    6. 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...

    7. September 15, 2014

      AngloGold Ashanti abandons plans to break up

      AngloGold Ashanti has abandoned a proposed corporate break-up and rights issue because of an investor backlash only...

    8. 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...

    9. July 20, 2014

      J Christopher Flowers: after the storm, the deals

      J Christopher Flowers grimaces as he remembers what a “lonely place” it was to be a private equity investor...

    10. June 3, 2014

      Icahn buys $50m of Fannie-Freddie stock

      Carl Icahn has emerged as the latest billionaire investor to bet on potential reforms of the government-run mortgage...

    11. April 16, 2014

      Hedge funds suffer worst start to year since crisis began

      Hedge funds have had their worst start to the year since the start of the financial crisis as political uncertainly in...

    12. February 28, 2014

      Soros and Paulson each take €92m bet on Spanish real estate

      George Soros and John Paulson are taking major stakes in the flotation of a Spanish property group, reflecting an...

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. September 26, 2013

      China: Culture crash

      The Cooper Chengshan Tire factory in eastern China has the feel of a place that is slowly coming back to life after a...

    18. beyondbrics

      September 25, 2013

      New York headlines

      * Alibaba abandons $60bn Hong Kong listing * Kenyan president says Nairobi mall terrorists ‘defeated’ * Obama and...

    19. beyondbrics

      September 25, 2013

      London headlines

      * Kenyan president says Nairobi mall terrorists ‘defeated’ * Obama and Rouhani revive nuclear diplomacy * Dilma...

    20. 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...

    21. September 22, 2013

      ETF ‘treasure map’ revealed

      Bank of America Merrill Lynch has emerged as the largest institutional user of exchange traded funds, with holdings of...

    22. August 16, 2013

      Week in Review, August 17

      A round-up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Corporate person in the news: Tim...

    23. 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...

    24. August 14, 2013

      Paulson increases Steinway bid to $512m

      The battle to take Steinway Musical Instruments private took a new turn after it emerged US hedge fund manager, John...

    25. August 13, 2013

      Steinway: a solo performance

      Two classes of shareholders sitting at the piano keys do not make the sweetest music. That is the lesson from the...

    26. 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...

    27. 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,...

    28. 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...

    29. July 15, 2013

      The Tourre case

      Pride has certainly come before a fall for Fabrice Tourre. The former Goldman Sachs derivatives salesman, who once...

    30. July 14, 2013

      Finance: Upsetting the narrative

      When Fabrice Tourre steps into a lower Manhattan courtroom on Monday, all of Goldman Sachs’s finely crafted public...

    31. 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...

    32. June 2, 2013

      Hedge funds: Fighting the Fed

      Paul Singer does not like the US Federal Reserve. Nor is he shy about sharing his opinions on the Fed, its policies or...

    33. May 18, 2013

      Gold comes under pressure as institutional investors flee

      Gold came under pressure this week, hitting a one-month low as financial investors turned to equities and continued to...

    34. 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...

    35. April 19, 2013

      Don’t write gold’s obituary just yet

      Both inspired tribal loyalties, both tended to be feted by those who support sound money and fiscal conservatism, and...

    36. FT Alphaville

      April 16, 2013

      The Closer

      ROUND-UP FT markets round-up: “Gold, equities and industrial metals attempted a fightback following the previous...

    37. 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...

    38. April 15, 2013

      Rout pitches gold into bear embrace

      If a market ain’t going up, according to an old traders’ maxim, it must be going down. Gold stopped going up in...

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