Paul Singer

Paul Singer

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Elliott Management Corporation

Paul E. Singer is founder and general partner of Elliott Associates LP, a New York–based trading partnership formed in 1977.  Elliott's compound annual rate of return from inception to June 30, 2011 has been 14.2% net to investors, compared with 10.9% for the S&P 500 in the same period.  Elliott's volatility of return has been roughly one-third that of the S&P 500. Total assets under management were approximately $17 billion as of July 1, 2011.  Elliott has offices in New York, London, Hong Kong and Tokyo.

The Wall Street Journal has recognized Elliott's early forecasting of the systemic economic crisis of 2008.  The New York Times has written that “of all the hedge fund managers on Wall Street, [Elliott] is one of the most revered.”

Mr. Singer is on the board of fellows of Harvard Medical School. He is also chairman of the Manhattan Institute and an advisory board member of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University, and on the board of directors of Commentary Magazine.  He is a member of the Marketable Assets Advisory Committee at Williams College as well as an ex officio member of the Investment Committee of the University of Rochester.


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