Andreas Halvorsen

Last Update: 11-15-2016

Number of Stocks: 64
Number of New Stocks: 23

Total Value: $23,127 Mil
Q/Q Turnover: 20%

Countries: USA
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Andreas Halvorsen' s Profile & Performance

Profile

Andreas Halvorsen is a founding partner of Viking Global Investors LP and currently serves as its CIO. Viking was formed in 1999 and is based in Greenwich, Connecticut. Viking manages two hedge funds invested in equities worldwide.
Prior to founding Viking, Mr. Halvorsen was a senior managing director and the director of equities at Tiger Management LLC. He also worked as an investment banker in the corporate finance and merger departments of Morgan Stanley. Prior to moving to the United States, Mr. Halvorsen graduated from the Norwegian Naval Academy and served as a platoon commander on the Norwegian SEAL Team.
Mr. Halvorsen received his MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business in 1990 and graduated from Williams College in 1986.
Since starting his firm Viking Global in 1999, his Viking Global Equities III fund has gained 22% on average per year until March 2009. His largest down period was from Sept. 2001 to March of 2002, when his portfolio was down about 12%.

Web Page:https://www.vikingglobal.com

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Pfizer-Allergan Merger Collapse Hurts Some Funds but Is Boosting Others Allergan's price sank but Pfizer's actually rose significantly following the merger agreement failure, a boost for long-term holders
When Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) and Allergan Plc (NYSE:AGN) announced their proposed merger deal collapsed on April 6, so too did the hopes of several influential hedge fund managers who staked much capital on its success, but some investors have seen benefits. Read more...
Halvorsen Invests in Gene Editing Med Company With Gates, Google Viking Global buys more of Editas Medicine, a developer of technology to treat genetic diseases through fixing faulty genes
Andreas Halvorsen (Trades, Portfolio), founder of $30 billion hedge fund Viking Global Investors, on Tuesday disclosed a sizable position in the initial public offering of a company pioneering the field of gene editing technology, Editas Medicine Inc. (NASDAQ:EDIT), which also held the first IPO of the year. Read more...
'Tiger Cub' Halvorsen Buys 5th Energy Stock in 1 Month After a slew of oil and gas purchases, Andreas Halvorsen invests in Encana
Andreas Halvorsen (Trades, Portfolio), founding partner of Viking Global Investors, bought his fifth energy stock since just the beginning of the year with about 54.8 million shares in Encana Corp. (NYSE:ECA) on Jan. 20 at $3.50 per share. Read more...
Andreas Halvorsen Takes 6% of Calpine Corp After Doubling Stake Tiger cub investor with 15% annualized return ups investment in top power plant company
Andreas Halvorsen (Trades, Portfolio), a former protégé of hedge fund pioneer Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio), on June 23 doubled his stake in one of the largest power generators in the U.S., Calpine Corp. (NYSE:CPN), as lower natural gas prices spur natural gas-fired generation and are expected to continue. Read more...
High Quality Stocks Gurus Are Buying Chevron and Exxon Mobil have high business predictability, but are overpriced
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Steven Cohen Expands Technology Empire Hedge fund investor buys online media and electronics companies in 3rd quarter Steven Cohen,Andreas Halvorsen,Chase Coleman,David - Steven Cohen Expands Technology Empire
Steven Cohen (Trades, Portfolio), founder and CEO of Point72 Asset Management, generates “superior risk-adjusted returns” by investing in discretionary long/short equities using a fundamental bottom-up research process. More...

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Andreas Halvorsen’s Top 3 New Holdings Guru invested in a bank, chemicals and health care in the 3rd quarter Andreas Halvorsen,Dodge & Cox,Lee Ainslie, - Andreas Halvorsen’s Top 3 New Holdings
Andreas Halvorsen (Trades, Portfolio), founding partner and CEO of Viking Global Investors, acquired 23 new holdings in the third quarter. His top three new holdings are Bank of America Corp. (NYSE:BAC), LyondellBasell Industries (NYSE:LYB) and Universal Health Services Inc. (NYSE:UHS). More...

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T Boone Pickens Gains 5 Positions in 3rd Quarter Oil tycoon adds new holdings to portfolio T Boone Pickens,Andreas Halvorsen,Jim Simons,John  - T Boone Pickens Gains 5 Positions In 3rd Quarter
T Boone Pickens (Trades, Portfolio) of BP Capital acquired five new holdings in the third quarter. More...

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Gurus Are Buying These Low P/S Stocks Companies all have market caps above $5 billion Andreas Halvorsen,First Eagle Investment,John Paul - Gurus Are Buying These Low P/S Stocks
According to GuruFocus' All-in-One Screener, the following are stocks with market caps above $5 billion and are trading with low price-sales (P/S) ratios. More...

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Davis Advisers' Best Investments This Year Assets with the highest returns year to date Chris Davis,Andreas Halvorsen,Steven Cohen,John Gr - Davis Advisers' Best Investments This Year
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Amazon Seeks to Start Delivery Service Newest initiative does not concern potential competitors Andreas Halvorsen,Frank Sands,Chris Davis - Amazon Seeks To Start Delivery Service
In an attempt to combat parcel couriers everywhere, Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) is laying the groundwork for its own shipping business. More...

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Halvorsen Bought 13 New Holdings in 2nd Quarter Intercontinental Exchange, Microsoft were leading investments Andreas Halvorsen - Halvorsen Bought 13 New Holdings In 2nd Quarter
Andreas Halvorsen (Trades, Portfolio), founder and chief investment officer for Viking Global Investors, invested in 13 new holdings in the second quarter. More...

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Steven Cohen Buys Broadcom, Intel, Chipotle The guru's top 3 2ndquarter buys Steven Cohen,Andreas Halvorsen,PRIMECAP Management - Steven Cohen Buys Broadcom, Intel, Chipotle
During the second quarter, Steven Cohen (Trades, Portfolio) of Point72 Asset Management acquired three new holdings. They are Broadcom Ltd. (NASDAQ:AVGO), Intel Corp. (NASDAQ:INTC) and Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE:CMG). More...

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Andreas Halvorsen's Largest 2nd Quarter Buys Guru buys 75 million shares of Axovant Sciences Andreas Halvorsen - Andreas Halvorsen's Largest 2nd Quarter Buys
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Halvorsen Funds Company Buying Neglected Drugs, Gets Stakes in 2 Biotechs Entrepreneur founds new companies focused on forgotten drugs Andreas Halvorsen - Halvorsen Funds Company Buying Neglected Drugs, Gets Stakes In 2 Biotechs
Andreas Halvorsen (Trades, Portfolio)’s Viking Global Investors said Wednesday it had invested in one of biotech’s hottest companies and in the process two of the companies it is involved in. More...

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Tech Companies Reach High Altman Z-Scores A study of the distribution of Z-scores for S&P 500 companies, Part 1 Andreas Halvorsen - Tech Companies Reach High Altman Z-Scores
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Andreas Halvorsen Takes 6% of Calpine Corp After Doubling Stake Tiger cub investor with 15% annualized return ups investment in top power plant company Andreas Halvorsen - Andreas Halvorsen Takes 6% Of Calpine Corp After Doubling Stake
Andreas Halvorsen (Trades, Portfolio), a former protégé of hedge fund pioneer Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio), on June 23 doubled his stake in one of the largest power generators in the U.S., Calpine Corp. (NYSE:CPN), as lower natural gas prices spur natural gas-fired generation and are expected to continue. More...

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Andreas Halvorsen Buys Facebook, Amazon, MasterCard Guru's largest 1st-quarter buys Andreas Halvorsen,Frank Sands,Steve Mandel,Spiros  - Andreas Halvorsen Buys Facebook, Amazon, MasterCard
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Andreas Halvorsen Raises Stake in Dynegy by 1,563% Strong revenue growth and improvement in EBITDA may have motivated guru Andreas Halvorsen,Julian Robertson - Andreas Halvorsen Raises Stake In Dynegy By 1,563%
Andreas Halvorsen (Trades, Portfolio) increased his stake in Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:DYN) by 1,563% on May 3. The guru purchased 5,959,436 shares for $16.6 per share. More...

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Stocks Near 52-Week Lows Stocks at 52-week lows present positive opportunities for investors Andreas Halvorsen,Jim Simons - Stocks Near 52-Week Lows
According to the GuroFocus list of 52-week lows, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Inc. (NYSE:TEVA) and Cigna Corp. (NYSE:CI) are two stocks that are within 5% of 52-week lows and are owned by 21 gurus. More...

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John Hussman Sells Broadcom, Cognizant Guru's largest sales during the 1st quarter John Hussman,Andreas Halvorsen,Eric Mindich,PRIMEC - John Hussman Sells Broadcom, Cognizant
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High Quality Guru Stocks Include TransDigm, Chipotle Stocks with high business predictability that gurus are buying Steve Mandel, Andreas Halvorsen, Lee Ainslie - High Quality Guru Stocks Include TransDigm, Chipotle
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Andreas Halvorsen Invests in Rice Energy Halvorsen has been stocking up on oil stocks Andreas Halvorsen - Andreas Halvorsen Invests In Rice Energy
Norwegian guru and co-founder of Viking Global Investors LP Andreas Halvorsen (Trades, Portfolio) purchased 10,134,260 shares of Rice Energy (NYSE:RICE) on April 15. More...

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Time to Get Out of Dover Acquisitions are strong drivers of growth, but recent results are not promising Pioneer Investments,Andreas Halvorsen,Ray Dalio,St - Time To Get Out Of Dover
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