Paul Singer was born in New York, New York, United States, is Founder, Elliott Management. Paul Singer is #832 in List Billionaires People In The World. Paul Singer founded his hedge fund firm, Elliott Management, in 1977 with just $1.3 million. The firm now has some $33 billion in assets under management. Elliott Management often takes activist positions, shaking up companies and even governments around the world. In 2016 the hedge fund firm settled a 15-year battle with the government of Argentina over bond payments, earning a $2.4 billion profit.