Ole Andreas Halvorsen is one of the most successful Tiger cubs. Norwegian Halvorsen launched Viking Global at the end of 1999 with former Tiger employees David Ott and Brian Olson. Viking Global returned an astonishing 89% after fees in its first full year.Viking is a long/short global equity fund with a bottom-up stock picking approach. Brian Olson left Viking in 2005 and David Ott stepped down in 2010. Between June 2005 (when Ott became the CIO of Viking) and March 2010, Viking Global returned 119% vs. 11% for the MSCI World Index. Viking Global charges 1.5% management fees and 20% incentive fees from investors. Viking Global Equities lost 1.9% in 2008, gained 20% in 2009, and returned 3.8% in 2010.
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News, Interviews and Investor Letters
According to its latest 13G filing, Andreas Halvorsen’s Viking Global reduced its stake in Illumina Inc (NASDAQ:ILMN) by 461,100 shares. The hedge fund now holds around 8.18 million shares, representing...... (read more)
As a new filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission showed, Tiger cub Andreas Halvorsen's Viking Global has cut its exposure to $11 billion flooring manufacturer Mohawk Industries, Inc. (NYSE...... (read more)
Newfield Exploration Co. (NFX), ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ACAD): How Did Andreas Halvorsen’s Small-Cap Picks Perform in Q3?
Andreas Halvorsen's Viking Global is a fund with great returns over its 15-years old history. Since its foundation, Viking's flagship fund returned on average 19% per year. For 2013, its return reached...... (read more)
Illumina, Inc. (ILMN), Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD), Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX): Can Andreas Halvorsen’s Top Picks Outperform Mr. Market?
Viking Global has been launched around 15 years ago by Tiger Cub Andreas Halvorsen, a former employee of Julian Robertson's Tiger Management and it managed to grow to over $25 billion in assets under...... (read more)
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA), Citigroup Inc (C), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (BK): Viking Global Is Placing New Stakes in These Stocks
The 13F season for the third quarter ended last week and, as I went through some major funds’ filings, I came across Andreas Halvorsen’s Viking Global’s form; an interesting one. As of September...... (read more)
Andreas Halvorsen’s Viking Global continues to place its bets on Wayfair Inc (NYSE:W), as it recently disclosed the purchase of 2,400 shares of Class A Common Stock, for $25.17 per share. The funds...... (read more)
Tiger Cub Andreas Halvorsen thinks that Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD) is a good investment and upped its position in the company, despite the fact that the stock lost some ground over the last...... (read more)
David Tepper, the founder of hedge fund Appaloosa Management, said that he’s short the euro during a talk at the Robin Hood Investors Conference in New York City. Tepper, whose fund specializes in distressed...... (read more)
Andreas Halvorsen’s Viking Global filed, today, a Schedule 13G form with the SEC disclosing a new position in Wayfair Inc (NYSE:W). According to the filing, the fund owns 1.75 million shares of Class...... (read more)
Eric Mindich (Trades, Portfolio), founder of hedge fund Eton Park and famous for becoming at age 27 the youngest partner at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS), increased his stake in Riverbed Technology...... (read more)
Viking Global's 2014 Q2 investor letter is out. Last May I talked to the director of fixed income and absolute return at the China Investment Corporation. This is the Chinese sovereign wealth fund with...... (read more)
Walgreen Company (WAG), llumina Inc. (ILMN), Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX): Billionaire Andreas Halvorsen’s Top Stock Picks
Andreas Halvorsen’s Viking Global recently disclosed its long equity positions for the second quarter of 2014. The fund declared holdings worth more than $22.9 billion. In this article I would like...... (read more)
Hedge fund ValueAct Capital LLC has taken a $1 billion stake in Rupert Murdoch-controlled film and TV company Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOX), CNBC reported. ValueAct built its position when...... (read more)
Viking Global, a long/short equity fund run by Andreas Halvorsen, has bought 7.7 million shares in Newfield Exploration Co. (NYSE:NFX), a Houston-based energy company. With a stake of 5.7%, worth around...... (read more)
In the midst of the credit crisis, Gabelli Funds had another beast to contend with: claims of market-timing abuses by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). According to Bloomberg, Marc Gabelli...... (read more)
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