About Paulson & Co.
Paulson & Co., founded in 1994, is an investment management firm specializing in event-driven arbitrage strategies, including merger arbitrage, bankruptcy reorganizations and distressed credit, structured credit, recapitalizations, restructurings, and other corporate events. Our goals are capital preservation, above average returns over the long-term, and low correlation to the markets.
The flexibility of having long and short event exposure across the capital structure enables us to attempt to optimize performance across market cycles. In addition to its hedge funds, Paulson & Co. manages real estate private equity funds which focus on various types of distressed real estate recovery opportunities.
The firm operates as a partnership consisting of John Paulson and the other partners of the Firm. It is our core belief that this structure fosters a collaborative environment dedicated to long-term performance, as it ensures alignment between the partners and our investors.
Paulson & Co. manages approximately $22.8 billion as of March 1, 2014 and employs approximately 120 employees in offices located in New York, London and Hong Kong. As an organization, Paulson & Co. relies on bottom-up fundamental research within corporate events and sectors where we have expertise, and encourages teamwork by incentivizing collaboration and idea sharing. All of our strategies are focused on compounding gains over the long-term.
Paulson & Co. Inc. registered with the US Securities & Exchange Commission as an investment advisor under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 in February 2004; its SEC File Number is 801-62794. Paulson Europe LLP, an affiliate of Paulson & Co. Inc. registered with the Financial Conduct Authority in July 2006; its registration number is 449212. Similarly, Paulson Asia Ltd. registered with the SFC in February 2011; its license number is AWN913.