A report on Paul Singer (businessman)

American hedge fund manager, activist investor, philanthropist, and the founder, president and co-CEO of Elliott Management.

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Elliott Investment Management

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American investment management firm.

American investment management firm.

The Elliott Corporation was founded by Paul Singer, who is CEO of the management company, based in New York City.

Cumulative hedge fund and other risk asset returns (1997–2012)

Hedge fund

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Pooled investment fund that trades in relatively liquid assets and is able to make extensive use of more complex trading, portfolio-construction, and risk management techniques in an attempt to improve performance, such as short selling, leverage, and derivatives.

Pooled investment fund that trades in relatively liquid assets and is able to make extensive use of more complex trading, portfolio-construction, and risk management techniques in an attempt to improve performance, such as short selling, leverage, and derivatives.

Cumulative hedge fund and other risk asset returns (1997–2012)
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A prospectus from the US
Schematic representation of short selling in two steps. The short seller borrows shares and immediately sells them. The short seller then expects the price to decrease, when the seller can profit by purchasing the shares to return to the lender.

Paul Singer of Elliott Management Corporation, an activist hedge fund with more than US$23 billion in assets under management in 2013, and a portfolio worth $8.1 billion as of the first quarter of 2015

Distressed securities

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Distressed securities are securities over companies or government entities that are experiencing financial or operational distress, default, or are under bankruptcy.

Distressed securities are securities over companies or government entities that are experiencing financial or operational distress, default, or are under bankruptcy.

Paul Singer's Elliott Associates, a New York-based hedge fund, purchased $20.7 million worth of defaulted loans made to Peru for a discounted price of $11.4 million.

Minister Alfonso Prat-Gay takes part in meetings with the IMF and the World Bank, shortly after the end of the default.

Argentine debt restructuring

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Process of debt restructuring by Argentina that began on January 14, 2005, and allowed it to resume payment on 76% of the US$82 billion in sovereign bonds that defaulted in 2001 at the depth of the worst economic crisis in the nation's history.

Process of debt restructuring by Argentina that began on January 14, 2005, and allowed it to resume payment on 76% of the US$82 billion in sovereign bonds that defaulted in 2001 at the depth of the worst economic crisis in the nation's history.

Minister Alfonso Prat-Gay takes part in meetings with the IMF and the World Bank, shortly after the end of the default.
President Néstor Kirchner and Economy Minister Roberto Lavagna, who presented the first debt restructuring offer in 2005
Macri negotiating the loan with Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the IMF.

A similar strategy had been successfully pursued previously by vulture funds against Peru and a number of African nations, as well as against corporations in the United States itself, such as Delphi Automotive, which was forced to pay Paul Singer's Elliott Management Corporation a return of over 3,000% on corporate bonds defaulted during the 2008 recession.

Dorsey in 2014

Jack Dorsey

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American Internet entrepreneur, programmer, and philanthropist who is the co-founder and former CEO of Twitter, Inc., as well as the founder and principal executive officer of Block, Inc., a financial payments company.

American Internet entrepreneur, programmer, and philanthropist who is the co-founder and former CEO of Twitter, Inc., as well as the founder and principal executive officer of Block, Inc., a financial payments company.

Dorsey in 2014
Dorsey in 2008
Dorsey and President Barack Obama at Twitter Town Hall in July 2011
President Donald Trump with Dorsey in the Oval Office of the White House on April 23, 2019
Dorsey in 2018

On February 29, 2020, it was announced that activist hedge fund Elliott Management led by billionaire Paul Singer was looking to oust Dorsey and nominate four directors to Twitter's board, including Elliott's senior portfolio manager Jesse Cohn.

Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette

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U.S. investment bank founded by William H. Donaldson, Richard Jenrette, and Dan Lufkin in 1959.

U.S. investment bank founded by William H. Donaldson, Richard Jenrette, and Dan Lufkin in 1959.

Late 1990s DLJdirect logo for the firm's online brokerage business

Paul Singer — Founder and CEO of Elliott Management Corporation and The Paul E. Singer Foundation

Foundation for Defense of Democracies

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501(c)(3) non-profit think tank and registered lobbying organization based in Washington, D.C., United States.

501(c)(3) non-profit think tank and registered lobbying organization based in Washington, D.C., United States.

Money contributed to the FDD during first decade of its activity, based on calculations made by Christopher Bail, expanded by 442%.
Clifford May, FDD's founder and current president

Paul Singer: $3,600,000

Manhattan Institute for Policy Research

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Conservative 501(c)(3) non-profit American think tank focused on domestic policy and urban affairs, established in Manhattan in 1977 by Antony Fisher and William J. Casey.

Conservative 501(c)(3) non-profit American think tank focused on domestic policy and urban affairs, established in Manhattan in 1977 by Antony Fisher and William J. Casey.

President Bush addresses a meeting of the Manhattan Institute at Federal Hall National Memorial on November 13, 2008.
Carly Fiorina, Vanessa Mendoza, and Marilyn Fedak at the Adam Smith Society national meeting in New York City on February 21, 2014.
George Kelling stands with leaders of the Detroit Police Department and other local officials at a press conference in 2013. The Department partnered with Manhattan Institute for new ways to protect the neighborhoods in the area.
Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani with New York City's former Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik, former Fire Commissioner Thomas Von Essen and former Director of the Office of Emergency Management Richard Sheirer at a press briefing in 2002.
Cory Booker speaks about the City of Newark at a Manhattan Institute event in New York City on May 22, 2008.

Paul Singer, board of trustees chair

Tim Gill

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American computer software programmer, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and LGBTQ rights activist.

American computer software programmer, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and LGBTQ rights activist.

In 2015, Gill, Paul Singer and Daniel Loeb, helped fund Freedom for All Americans to advocate for non-discrimination protections on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity in states and local communities across the country.

Club for Growth

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501(4) conservative organization active in the United States, with an agenda focused on cutting taxes and other economic policy issues.

501(4) conservative organization active in the United States, with an agenda focused on cutting taxes and other economic policy issues.

In 2013, the Club for Growth super PAC's donors included Peter Thiel, an early backer of Facebook and a co-founder of PayPal, who gave $2 million; Virginia James ($1.2 million); John W. Childs ($1.1 million), chairman and founder of the Boston-based private equity firm J.W. Childs Associates; Robert D. Arnott ($750,000), the chairman and chief executive of California-based Research Affiliates; Robert Mercer, the co-chief executive of Renaissance Technologies and part-owner of Cambridge Analytica, gave $600,000; and hedge fund manager Paul Singer gave $100,000.