Wharton Hedge Fund Network: Paulson & Co, John Paulson

John Paulson, Paulson & Company,
John Paulson is the president of Paulson & Co. Inc. (“PCI”). PCI is the general partner and investment manager for the $12B Paulson Funds, domestic and offshore funds focused on merger, event, and credit arbitrage. Prior to organizing PCI, Mr. Paulson was a general partner of Gruss Partners and a managing director in mergers and acquisitions at Bear Stearns. His experience covers a broad spectrum of transactions including mergers, recapitalizations, bankruptcy reorganizations and financings.

Mr. Paulson received his Masters of Business Administration with high distinction, as a Baker Scholar, from Harvard Business School in 1980. He graduated summa cum laude in Finance from New York University’s College of Business and Public Administration in 1978. Mr. Paulson has been managing money in event arbitrage since July 1994.

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