Absolute Return Award Winners: Paulson reigns supreme as comeback king of 2013

By Amal Robleh

Fri Feb 14, 2014

Millennium, Metacapital and Glenview among the winners.

  Tina Constantinides of Paulson & Co.
John Paulson's firm celebrated its twenty year anniversary with a hat trick of trophies at the 2013 Absolute Return Awards last night, including the much coveted Management Firm of the Year accolade.

Following two years of poor performance, the firm put those dark years behind it in 2013. Beating out worthy nominees in a tough category which included Canyon, Citadel and Two Sigma, the firm took the evening's top prize for the first time since 2009. 

Wins for its Paulson Recovery and Paulson International funds in the event driven and arbitrage and convertibles categories, respectively, took the hedge fund titan's haul to three for the evening. Combined with the eight other Absolute Return awards Paulson has won historically, this cements the firm's position at the top of the awards leaderboard.

As is traditional, the nominees for the crowd favorite Fund of the...

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