Sept 9- Billionaire investor John Paulson's hedge fund on Monday urged Callon Petroleum Co to drop its proposed $3.2 billion acquisition of Carrizo Oil& Gas Inc, and instead consider selling itself. "We remain confident in the strategic and financial benefits of our combination with Carrizo, which will create a leading oil and gas company with scaled...
Sept 6- Shares of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac slumped on Friday amid disappointment over a long-awaited U.S. Treasury Department plan to begin recapitalizing the mortgage giants and return them to private control after their bailout during the 2008 financial crisis. There was a build up of expectations that was never going to be met by this type of report, Isaac...
BOSTON, Aug 7- Investor Jeffrey Tarrant, whose firm Protege Partners backed billionaire managers including William Ackman and Marc Lasry early in their careers and made a bet with Warren Buffett that hedge funds would outperform a passive index fund, has died at age 63.. Over 17 years, Tarrant turned Protege Partners into a powerful backer of small hedge funds,...
Many of the biggest winners on Wall Street who made billions during the financial crisis have suffered in the last decade.
Steinway Musical Instruments has attracted takeover interest from China Poly Group, Bloomberg reported on Monday citing sources.
The Wall Street Journal reports that John Paulson owes $1 billion in taxes, one of the biggest tax bills ever.
John Paulson, a onetime leader in the hedge-fund industry, owes about $1 billion in federal and state taxes this year: WSJ.
The New York Post says Paulson & Co. laid off employees, including senior executives.
New York-based hedge fund Paulson & Co. on Monday reported a 6.3 percent stake in embattled Canadian drugmaker Valeant Pharmaceuticals.
Hedge fund billionaire John Paulson has joined the board of Valeant Pharmaceuticals.
Senior executives are said to be exiting hedge fund Paulson & Co as some portfolios suffer losses and assets dip.
Charles Murphy's Fairfield Greenwich fund had invested $7 billion with Madoff before it became known that Madoff was running a Ponzi scheme.
Soros Fund Management got out of gold in the fourth quarter of 2016 while Paulson & Co. reduced its stake in SPDR Gold Trust.
Hedge fund billionaire John Paulson has increased his long stock holdings after Donald Trump's election win.
The hedge fund manager echoed many in the business community who are optimistic about the Trump administration's policies.
Goldman Sachs trader and bank chief executive, Steven Mnuchin has long been a member of the financial elite, the NYT reports.
Hedge fund billionaire David Tepper tells CNBC that a "fairly bad choice" of presidential candidates is "affecting things."
Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton remains by far the favored candidate among hedge-fund managers.
Michael Sweeney, who had been Steinway & Sons CEO since 2011, left in mid-August for unknown reasons.