Paul Singer

Last Update: 2014-12-11

Number of Stocks: 74
Number of New Stocks: 11

Total Value: $8,794 Mil
Q/Q Turnover: 23%

Countries: USA
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Paul Singer' s Profile & Performance

Profile

Paul Singer founded Elliot Management in 1977, which manages more than $24 billion in assets. Almost 37 percent of the firm’s portfolio is in the oil and gas industry, notably Hess Corp. and Anadarko Petroleum Corp. Singer’s personal net worth is about $1.9 billion.

Investing Philosophy

Singer is well-known for taking an activist investor stance in underperforming companies, and for buying sovereign debt at a discount, including countries such as Peru, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Argentina.

Total Holding History

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Paul Singer Bids to Buy Another Tech Company, Compuware Corp
Paul Singer, the founder and CEO of $20 billion hedge fund Elliott Management Corp., has offered to buy the public software company Compuware Corp. (CPWR). Singer bid $11 per share for all of its outstanding shares. Compuware’s shares had traded for between $7.35 and $9.53 in the past 52 weeks before the offer was made. Shares then jumped 17% to as high as $11.16 on news of the offer Monday and are priced at $10.76 in Tuesday trading. Read more...
Selling Giants - Paul Singer’s Elliott Management Update
With a background in law, Guru Paul Singer is good at slaying giants, like his recent legal victory over Argentina, and now he is selling a few giants. Read more...
Market Bear Paul Singer’s Top Third Quarter Stock Picks
Paul Singer is the founder and CEO of Elliott Management, a hedge fund with $17 billion in assets under management, which focuses primarily on distressed debt and has returned an average of 14% a year since its founding in 1997. Elliott’s portfolio was recently added for tracking at GuruFocus. As a current market bear, Singer wrote a scathing letter earlier in August 2011 denouncing the Federal Reserve for artificially low rates and quantitative easing that distorted prices. Read more...
Newest GuruFocus Investor - Paul Singer of Elliott Management
Paul Singer, founder of $17 billion hedge fund Elliott Management, is the newest investor GuruFocus has chosen to track. Singer has a background in law that set the stage for his formidable distressed debt tactics he has used to profit from bankrupt companies and sue sovereign nations. From 1977, the year he founded his firm (making it one of the oldest hedge funds), to November 2010, he had an annualized net return of 14.4%. As one of the few to foresee and warn of the pending housing crisis in 2008, his fund was only down 3.08% in 2008, compared to the S&P 500 which was down 37% the same year. Read more...
Paul Singer Boosts Family Dollar Stake Ahead of Dollar Tree Merger
Paul Singer (Trades, Portfolio) is the manager of $25 billion hedge fund Elliott Management, widely known for his investing in distressed debt and bonds of foreign countries, and taking activist positions in several companies. Read more...
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Paul Singer Boosts Family Dollar Stake Ahead of Dollar Tree Merger Paul Singer - Paul Singer Boosts Family Dollar Stake Ahead Of Dollar Tree Merger
Paul Singer (Trades, Portfolio) is the manager of $25 billion hedge fund Elliott Management, widely known for his investing in distressed debt and bonds of foreign countries, and taking activist positions in several companies. More...

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Paul Singer hidden gem – how to profit from forced Fondul Propriretatea tender offer
Fondul Proprietatea, the largest closed-end fund in the world, has been under pressure from its activist investors. The largest shareholder in this Romanian energy fund is Paul Singer (Trades, Portfolio)´s Elliot Associates, who has 15.2% stake in the fund valued at USD 550 mil. It is Paul Singer (Trades, Portfolio)´s third largest position. More...

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Cameron International: A Leading Supplier of Oil and Natural Gas Drilling Systems
In this article, let's take a look at Cameron International Corp (CAM), a $13.65 billion market cap company, which is a leading international manufacturer of oil and gas blowout preventers, flow control valves, surface and subsea production systems and related oilfield services products. More...

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Hidden Gem in Paul Singer Portfolio
Elliot Associates´ third-largest investment remains off radar screens for most investors who follow what Paul Singer (Trades, Portfolio) does. The reason is that the investment is outside the U.S. The 550 mln USD position yielded him 54% in the last 12 months. Anybody who likes what Paul Singer (Trades, Portfolio) does should not neglect Fondul Proprietatea. More...

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Paul Singer Buys Stake in Interpublic Group, Calls Shares 'Undervalued' Paul Singer - Paul Singer Buys Stake In Interpublic Group, Calls Shares 'Undervalued'
Paul Singer (Trades, Portfolio), founder of New York hedge fund Elliott Management Corp, purchased a 2.45% stake in Interpublic Group Companies, according to GuruFocus Real Time Picks. More...

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Kyle Bass and Paul Singer Top Guru Buys of the Week Kyle Bass,Paul Singer - Kyle Bass And Paul Singer Top Guru Buys Of The Week
The following information is a highlight of the real-time guru activity we saw this week. To view more information on these gurus, check out their guru portfolios. The “Real Time Picks” reports the stock purchases and sells that Gurus have made within the prior two weeks. If a Guru makes a purchase or sell of a company in which they own a greater-than 5% stake, SEC regulations require them to report their transaction within two days. This week we saw notable increases and buys in Real Time activity from Kyle Bass (Trades, Portfolio) and Paul Singer (Trades, Portfolio). More...

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Elliott Management's Paul Singer Reports Activist Position, 5 Other New Buys Paul Singer - Elliott Management's Paul Singer Reports Activist Position, 5 Other New Buys
Paul Singer (Trades, Portfolio) is the founder of Elliott Management, a $24 billion New York-based hedge fund. The money manager is known for being zealous regarding conservative fiscal causes and highly critical of fiscal stimulus and other actions of the Fed. In 2014, he has entered the activist investment space with positions in Juniper and Riverbed, where he is pushing for change. More...

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What Happened to Tesco? Paul Singer - What Happened To Tesco?
The British grocer Tesco (TSCDY) has certainly seen better days. The year 2013 seemed to be the nadir for the company until 2014 rolled around. Last year the company saw declines in its business globally. Its South Korean business was squeezed as the government enacted reduced operating hours for supermarkets. Thailand sales saw declines resulting from the extensive flooding. The company left the U.S. with a massive write-down, and the company’s mere presence in Eastern Europe — well, that needs no explanation. Add on top of that that its UK core which the company has been tending to is showing no improvement. More...

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Selling Giants - Paul Singer’s Elliott Management Update Paul Singer - Selling Giants - Paul Singer’s Elliott Management Update
With a background in law, Guru Paul Singer is good at slaying giants, like his recent legal victory over Argentina, and now he is selling a few giants. More...

ELECTRONIC GAMING & MULTIMEDIA, BANKS – GLOBAL, SOFTWARE – INFRASTRUCTURE, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICES, AUTO PARTS


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Market Bear Paul Singer’s Top Third Quarter Stock Picks
Paul Singer is the founder and CEO of Elliott Management, a hedge fund with $17 billion in assets under management, which focuses primarily on distressed debt and has returned an average of 14% a year since its founding in 1997. Elliott’s portfolio was recently added for tracking at GuruFocus. As a current market bear, Singer wrote a scathing letter earlier in August 2011 denouncing the Federal Reserve for artificially low rates and quantitative easing that distorted prices. More...

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Paul Singer Bids to Buy Another Tech Company, Compuware Corp
Paul Singer, the founder and CEO of $20 billion hedge fund Elliott Management Corp., has offered to buy the public software company Compuware Corp. (CPWR). Singer bid $11 per share for all of its outstanding shares. Compuware’s shares had traded for between $7.35 and $9.53 in the past 52 weeks before the offer was made. Shares then jumped 17% to as high as $11.16 on news of the offer Monday and are priced at $10.76 in Tuesday trading. More...

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Paul Singer Buys Reed Elesvier
Paul Singer of Elliott Management has taken on few new positions according to his recent filings. More...

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Newest GuruFocus Investor - Paul Singer of Elliott Management
Paul Singer, founder of $17 billion hedge fund Elliott Management, is the newest investor GuruFocus has chosen to track. Singer has a background in law that set the stage for his formidable distressed debt tactics he has used to profit from bankrupt companies and sue sovereign nations. From 1977, the year he founded his firm (making it one of the oldest hedge funds), to November 2010, he had an annualized net return of 14.4%. As one of the few to foresee and warn of the pending housing crisis in 2008, his fund was only down 3.08% in 2008, compared to the S&P 500 which was down 37% the same year. More...

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