Andreas Halvorsen was bornon 1960 in Darien, Connecticut, Norway, is Founding Partner & Chief Executive Officer, Viking Global Investors. Andreas Halvorsen is #613 in List Billionaires People In The World. A former Tiger Cub who once traded equities at Julian Robertson's Tiger Management hedge fund, Andreas Halvorsen launched Viking Global Investors in 1999. The firm now manages more than $30 billion in assets. The Norwegian-born Halvorsen is based in Greenwich, Connecticut. His flagship Viking Global hedge fund lost 4% net of fees in 2016. He is a graduate of Williams College and Stanford Business School.
Viking had $24 billion under management as of October, 2017
Halvorsen has consistently ranked among the top earning hedge fund managers, placing 11th in Forbes' 2012 rankings and 9th in 2015, according to Institutional Investor's Alpha
In 1999, Halvorsen left Tiger to co-found Viking Global Investors, an investment firm managing in excess of $30 billion capital, of which he is currently the CEO, alongside David Ott and Brian Olson
He went on to receive his MBA from the Stanford University School of Business in 1990
Halvorsen attended Williams College, where he was a member of the ski team, and graduated in 1986 with a degree in economics