Hedge Funds Performance Redemptions

Paulson suffers $2 billion slump in assets


Redemptions and losses, though offset by a rise in its gold investments, contributed to the drop.

Paulson & Co. was hit with roughly $2 billion in redemptions at the end of June, an amount some investors found surprisingly low given its recent losses and lingering uncertainty about whether the firm might become embroiled in the Securities and Exchange Commission's charges against Goldman Sachs for the structuring of a failed mortgage product.

As of July 1, Paulson & Co.’s assets under management had fallen to $30.9 billion, down from $33.1 billion at the end of June and $32 billion on January 1. “The redemptions are lower than I would have personally expected,” said one fund