The donation comes from John Paulson, the billionaire money manager behind Paulson & Co., who graduated from Harvard Business School.
Carl Icahn's big bet on Apple is now one of the greatest trades of all time.
Seven years removed from a near-death experience during the financial crisis, Ken Griffin's Citadel is more powerful than ever.
Hedge funds that catch macroeconomic trends using algorithms made a killing in the first quarter, besting other investing styles.
CNBC's Kate Kelly reports on hedge fund manager John Paulson¿s 2015 performance. Some big gainers include Mallinckrodt, Align Technology, and Shire PLC.
Greece is once again a bet reserved for the bravest of investors, including hedge funds Third Point, York, Greylock and Alden.
Hedge fund investors like Goldman Sachs, SkyBridge and GAM predict the best hedge fund strategies for the new year.
Some of America's biggest and most influential hedge funds are investing heavily in Chinese tech giant Alibaba.
After salivating at the Alibaba IPO, hedge fund managers lucky enough to buy in early are indeed getting a nice kick to their returns.
Hedge fund billionaire John Paulson netted $1.3 billion on an M&A deal, and Carl Icahn and Bill Ackman are "trading places" on Herbalife, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.
Billionaire money manager John Paulson still thinks buying a home to live in is the best investment possible.
John Paulson correctly anticipated merger activity in the energy sector, making him one of the big winners of Whiting's purchase of Kodiak.
CNBC's Kate Kelly takes a look inside John Paulson's playbook and his stakes in Whiting Petroleum and Kodiak Oil & Gas.
The $6 billion buyout of Kodiak Oil & Gas is renewing attention on energy firms in North Dakota's Bakken formation.
CNBC's Kate Kelly reports which hedge fund titans and institutional investors are expected at this year's Delivering Alpha conference. U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will deliver the opening keynote.
Some of 2014's biggest winners are slated to share their next big ideas at this year's Delivering Alpha Conference.
While you might not know their names now, you will. They are five hedge fund stars of the future as identified by Institutional Investor.
There have been some great forecasts and some awful ones over the past 25 years. Here is a look at some that shook the market.
Hedge funds have gotten a lot of bad publicity over the past few years, but most institutional investors couldn't care less.
According to Institutional Investors' annual "rich list," the 25 highest paid hedge fund managers took home $21 billion in 2013. CNBC's Dominic Chu has the details.