Paulson Dismisses 'Greed' Accusation In MetroPCS Fight

Mar 28 2013 | 9:14am ET

Paulson & Co. is defending itself against accusations that its greed is fueling its opposition to T-Mobile's acquisition of MetroPCS Communications.

The New York-based hedge fund said it strenuously objects to T-Mobile CEO John Legere's Tuesday comment that the merger will be approved, "despite the several greedy hedge funds that are trying to take a double dip out of that process."

Paulson and P. Shoenfeld Asset Management have argued vociferously against the deal, saying it is a bad one for MetroPCS shareholders, with T-Mobile owner Deutsche Telekom getting the "lion's share of the benefits."

Paulson owns about 9.9% of MetroPCS.

In Depth

Q&A: Biotech Investing with Crossover Fund RA Capital

Sep 15 2015 | 5:40pm ET

Boston-based RA Capital Management is an intriguing mix of sophisticated life sciences...


Citadel Supports Manhattan Real Estate With Record Deal

Sep 16 2015 | 3:04pm ET

Never count hedge funds out of a big property deal. The Manhattan real estate market...

Guest Contributor

Hedge Fund Marketing To Independent RIA Firms

Sep 30 2015 | 1:56pm ET

In this contributed article, Bruce Frumerman of Frumerman & Nemeth Inc. explains...


Editor's Note

Upcoming Events