John Paulson & Martin Whitman Q4 2009 Portfolio Tracking

Scanning the 13F-HR SEC filing of Paulson and Co. suggests John Paulson employs an active trading strategy. Readers can best view Paulson’s moves in spreadsheet format but some broader themes do emerge: Similar to some of the other money managers already profiled (Berkowitz, Klarman), Paulson is bullish in the financial sector, as evidenced by sizable [...]

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Q4 2009 13F-HR Hedge Fund Portfolio Holdings

Hedge fund managers are filing their Q4 2009 13F-HR forms over the next few days. I’ve posted some of their holding spreadsheets below and will add links as reports come in. If you have a strong case for other managers I should include, send me an email or post in the comments below. Also, keep [...]

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Seth Klarman & Marty Whitman Are Sellers But Meryl Witmer Buys in Q3 2009

A reader asks if there is a way to monitor non-equity positions for Seth Klarman’s Baupost Group. The short answer is no, I know of no way to track non-equity holdings for any money manager unless they disclose that information voluntarily via a report or letter. As mentioned on this blog last week, Klarman doesn’t [...]

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Q3 2009 13F-HR Hedge Fund Portfolio Holdings

Meryl Witmer is back as it appears Eagle Value Partners is building its stock portfolio. If you have a strong case for other managers I should include, send me an email or post in the comments below. Also, keep in mind that I use a perl script to parse these filings into the spreadsheet format [...]

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Seth Klarman, Marty Whitman & David Einhorn 2009 Q2 13F Filings

With the recent market rally, 2009 Q2 13F filings hold the allure of possibly yielding some indication as to what these respected managers may think of the rally. You can view Seth Klarman and Baupost’s hedge fund portfolio changes in spreadsheet form:. As always, the caveat with Klarman’s 13F filings is that Baupost plays in [...]

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Q2 2009 13F Hedge Fund Portfolio Holdings

Meryl Witmer’s filing under Eagle Value Partners is puzzling as it contains only two stocks — I am unaware of any pertinent factors that may explain this filing so if readers have more knowledge than I, please clue us in. In any case, I have excluded Witmer’s filing but am please to bring back Marty [...]

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