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2013-09-19 08:25:46

NEW YORK and WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- An affiliate of investment firm Paulson & Co. Inc. ("Paulson") and Steinway Musical Instruments, Inc. ("Steinway" or the "Company") (NYSE: LVB), today announced the successful completion of Paulson's acquisition of Steinway, a global leader in the design, manufacture, marketing and distribution of high quality musical instruments. John Paulson, President of Paulson & Co. Inc., said, "Over the last 160 years,...

2013-08-14 08:26:34

WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Steinway Musical Instruments, Inc. ("Steinway" or the "Company") (NYSE: LVB) and investment firm Paulson & Co. Inc. ("Paulson") today announced that entities affiliated with Paulson and the Company have entered into a definitive merger agreement (the "Paulson Merger Agreement") for the acquisition of the Company in a transaction valued at approximately $512 million. Upon the completion of the transaction, Steinway will become a...

2013-06-05 08:30:34

Increased Pledge to Meet Updated Budget NEW YORK and GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador, June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Junta De Beneficencia ("The Junta") today announced the expansion of the new Alfredo G. Paulson Maternity Hospital, which has been in construction since John Paulson and The Junta pledged a $30 million donation in November 2010 to build the largest maternity hospital in South America. The expanded project will now include a 7500 square meter increase to a total size of...

2013-04-29 12:25:38

Prime Minister Ehud Barak, Secretary Leon Panetta and Investment Luminaries Daniel Loeb, John Paulson and Sam Zell Among Featured Speakers at Leading Alternative Investment Conference May 7-10 in Las Vegas NEW YORK, April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SkyBridge Capital (SkyBridge), a global alternative investment firm, today announced that registration for the invitation-only SkyBridge Alternatives "SALT" Conference, taking place May 7-10, 2013 at the Bellagio Resort & Casino in Las...

2012-10-23 11:24:27

NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, John A. Paulson and the Paulson Family Foundation announced a gift of $100 million to the Central Park Conservancy to sustain the fundamental role of Central Park as one of New York City's leading cultural institutions and the world's most extraordinary public park. Mr. Paulson's donation is the largest gift ever made to the Central Park Conservancy. It is also the largest gift to any public park and one of the largest ever made to a New York...

2012-02-21 13:59:00

Hugh Culverhouse targets John Paulson's Sino-Forest investment MIAMI, Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A prominent Miami investor and philanthropist filed suit today against the adviser and the administrator of one of the world's largest hedge funds, claiming that they recklessly bought a large position in a Chinese timber company that has been exposed as a potential fraud. Hugh F. Culverhouse brought the lawsuit against Paulson & Co., Inc. and Paulson Advisers LLC of...

2011-06-27 11:04:00

CHICAGO, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry M. Paulson, Jr., former United States Secretary of the Treasury and Goldman Sachs C.E.O., has announced the formation of the Paulson Institute, an independent center located at the University of Chicago and dedicated to fostering international engagement to address issues of global scope. The new Institute will have a special emphasis on relationships between the United States and China, serving as a focal point for policymakers, business...

2009-11-23 14:11:00

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Southampton Hospital announced today that Jenny and John Paulson have donated $5 million to fund a new Emergency Department. The gift is the largest in the Hospital's history and will enable the Hospital to almost double the existing space and greatly expand its delivery of emergency care to residents and visitors of the South Fork of Long Island. Scheduled for completion by May 2010, The Jenny and John Paulson Emergency Department...

2009-03-26 06:30:00

NEW YORK, March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Business Plus, an imprint of Grand Central Publishing (Hachette Book Group), announced today that it will publish a new book by former Secretary of the Treasury Henry M. Paulson, Jr. It is scheduled for publication in October 2009. The book, which is yet-to-be titled, will be an insider's account of Paulson's experiences as Treasury Secretary and how he dealt with the greatest financial crisis confronting the United States -- and the world -- since the...

2009-03-25 07:34:01

It was a down year for U.S. hedge fund managers but the top 25 still made $11.6 billion in wages, an annual survey said. In the annual Institutional Investor's Alpha magazine ranking of hedge fund managers, the top wage earner for 2008 was James Simons, who earned $2.5 billion last year. The second highest moneymaker was John Paulson, whose strategy involved bets against the housing market. He earned $2 billion doing so last year, The New York Times reported Wednesday. The sums are even more...