Andreas Halvorsen

Last Update: 05-15-2017

Number of Stocks: 64
Number of New Stocks: 18

Total Value: $22,638 Mil
Q/Q Turnover: 21%

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

Total Holding History

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Valeant: It's Not a Game of Chess – Part IV A case study of the company's rise and fall
The key to Valeant’s business model was its acquisition strategy. Valeant used the following parameters to guide investors on its acquisition criteria: 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...
Halvorsen Funds Company Buying Neglected Drugs, Gets Stakes in 2 Biotechs Entrepreneur founds new companies focused on forgotten drugs
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. Read more...
Andreas Halvorsen Buys Maker of First-in-Class Cancer Treatments, Calithera Biosciences Viking Global adds to biotech holdings with 7.8% of shares
Andreas Halvorsen (Trades, Portfolio)’s $30 billion Viking Global hedge fund has invested in a new class of cancer drugs being developed by Calithera Biosciences Inc. (NASDAQ:CALA), it announced on Tuesday evening, via a stake worth 7.8% of its shares. Read more...
Halvorsen Bought 13 New Holdings in 2nd Quarter Intercontinental Exchange, Microsoft were leading investments
Andreas Halvorsen (Trades, Portfolio), founder and chief investment officer for Viking Global Investors, invested in 13 new holdings in the second quarter. Read more...
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Sarah Ketterer Gains 4 Stocks in 1st Quarter Guru releases quarterly portfolio Sarah Ketterer,Andreas Halvorsen,First Eagle Inves - Sarah Ketterer Gains 4 Stocks In 1st Quarter
Causeway Capital Management’s Sarah Ketterer (Trades, Portfolio) gained four new stocks in the first quarter. They are Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. (NYSE:CP), Flowserve Corp. (NYSE:FLS), Companhia de Saneamento Basico do Estado de Sao Paulo (NYSE:SBS) and SodaStream International Ltd. (NASDAQ:SODA). More...

CAUSEWAY, KETTERER, 1Q, BUYS, TRADES


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Pioneer Investments Buys Broadcom, Adobe, FedEx The guru's largest 1st-quarter purchases Pioneer Investments,Andreas Halvorsen,Steve Mandel - Pioneer Investments Buys Broadcom, Adobe, FedEx
Pioneer Investments (TradesPortfolio) operates in wide areas of investment vehicles: Mutual Funds, Single Manager Hedge Funds, Funds of Hedge Funds, Structured Products, Segregated and Managed Accounts, Institutional Funds. It manages a portfolio composed of 166 stocks with a total value of $17.860 billion. During the first quarter the guru bought shares in the following stocks: More...

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Facebook Reports Strong 1st Quarter With $8 Billion in Revenue Social media company will no longer report non-GAAP metrics Andreas Halvorsen - Facebook Reports Strong 1st Quarter With $8 Billion In Revenue
Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) reported better-than-expected first-quarter earnings on May 3, announcing it would no longer provide figures for non-GAAP expenses, income, tax rate or earnings per share. More...

FACEBOO, 1Q, EARNINGS, BEAT


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Valeant: It's Not a Game of Chess – Part IV A case study of the company's rise and fall Andreas Halvorsen,Jana Partners - Valeant: It's Not A Game Of Chess – Part IV
The key to Valeant’s business model was its acquisition strategy. Valeant used the following parameters to guide investors on its acquisition criteria: More...

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Dow-DuPont Merger Granted Conditional Approval by EU Companies will sell certain assets to appease antitrust concerns Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss,Andreas Halvorse - Dow-DuPont Merger Granted Conditional Approval By EU
Clearing another regulatory hurdle for their merger, DuPont Co. (NYSE:DD) and Dow Chemical Co. (NYSE:DOW) announced Monday they had received conditional regulatory approval from the European Commission. More...

DUPONT, DOW, MERGER, EUROPE


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Andreas Halvorsen Sells Amazon, MasterCard in 4th Quarter The guru's largest transactions Andreas Halvorsen,Frank Sands,Spiros Segalas,Ken F - Andreas Halvorsen Sells Amazon, MasterCard In 4th Quarter
Andreas Halvorsen (Trades, Portfolio) is a founding partner of Viking Global Investors LP and serves as its CIO. During the fourth quarter, he sold shares in the following stocks: More...

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Andreas Halvorsen Continues Buying Microsoft, Alphabet, Others The guru's largest buys of the last 2 quarters Andreas Halvorsen - Andreas Halvorsen Continues Buying Microsoft, Alphabet, Others
Andreas Halvorsen (Trades, Portfolio) is a founding partner of Viking Global Investors LP and currently serves as its chief investment officer. Since its inception, Viking has employed a research-intensive, long-term focused investment approach. In both of the last two quarters, the guru increased his stake in the following stocks: More...

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Mason Hawkins Sells Chesapeake, FedEx, Alphabet The guru's largest 4th-quarter sales Mason Hawkins,Andreas Halvorsen,Barrow Hanley Mewh - Mason Hawkins Sells Chesapeake, FedEx, Alphabet
Mason Hawkins (Trades, Portfolio) has been chairman and CEO Southeastern Asset Management since 1975. He manages a portfolio composed of 30 stocks with a total value of $10.359 billion. During the fourth quarter the guru sold shares in the following stocks: More...

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Andreas Halvorsen Buys Maker of First-in-Class Cancer Treatments, Calithera Biosciences Viking Global adds to biotech holdings with 7.8% of shares Andreas Halvorsen - Andreas Halvorsen Buys Maker Of First-in-Class Cancer Treatments, Calithera Biosciences
Andreas Halvorsen (Trades, Portfolio)’s $30 billion Viking Global hedge fund has invested in a new class of cancer drugs being developed by Calithera Biosciences Inc. (NASDAQ:CALA), it announced on Tuesday evening, via a stake worth 7.8% of its shares. More...

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Andreas Halvorsen Gains 4 Positions in 4th Quarter Guru takes stake in one of Warren Buffett’s major sells for the quarter Andreas Halvorsen,Julian Robertson,Warren Buffett, - Andreas Halvorsen Gains 4 Positions In 4th Quarter
Andreas Halvorsen (Trades, Portfolio), a former managing director of Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio)’s Tiger Management Fund, founded Viking Global Investors LP in 1999 and currently serves as the hedge fund’s chief investment officer. During fourth-quarter 2016, the guru gained a position in Deere & Co. (NYSE:DE), one of Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio)’s major sells for the quarter. Halvorsen also gained positions in Dow Chemical Co. (NYSE:DOW), UnitedHealth More...

ANDREAS HALVORSEN, JULIAN ROBERTSON, WARREN BUFFETT, CHARLIE MUNGER


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Stocks With the Worst Returns in Gurus' Portfolios 7 stocks with negative performances over the last 6 months Andreas Halvorsen,Howard Marks,Steven Cohen,Jim Si - Stocks With The Worst Returns In Gurus' Portfolios
While gurus hold positions in these companies, the stock price and returns continue to fall. These are the worst-performing stocks over the last three months with a long-term presence in more than four gurus’ portfolios. More...

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Steve Mandel Invests in Rice Energy Guru establishes position in oil and gas company Steve Mandel,Andreas Halvorsen - Steve Mandel Invests In Rice Energy
Steve Mandel (Trades, Portfolio), founder of Lone Pine Capital, established a position in Rice Energy Inc. (NYSE:RICE) on Jan. 23. More...

MANDEL, LONE PINE, BUY, OIL, GAS, RICE ENERGY


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Bank of America Reports Strong 4th-Quarter Results Company increases common stock repurchases as net income rises Stanley Druckenmiller,Andreas Halvorsen,David Tepp - Bank Of America Reports Strong 4th-Quarter Results
Bank of America Corp. (NYSE:BAC) reported revenues (net of interest expense) of $20 billion and net interest income of $10.3 billion during fourth-quarter 2016, both outperforming comparative values from fourth-quarter 2015. As the company produced solid fourth-quarter financial highlights, Bank of America increased its common stock repurchases for first-half 2017. More...

STANLEY DRUCKENMILLER, ANDREAS HALVORSEN, DAVID TEPPER, KEN FISHER, DODGE & COX


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8 Undervalued Stocks With Low P/E Ratios Gurus are investing in these companies Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss,Andreas Halvorse - 8 Undervalued Stocks With Low P/E Ratios
Here are eight stocks gurus are buying that are trading with low price-earnings (P/E) ratios. Most of them are greatly undervalued, according to the DCF calculator. More...

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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...

STEVEN COHEN, DAVID TEPPER, DANIEL LOEB


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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...

HALVORSEN, BUYS, 3Q, VIKING


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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...

BOONE, PICKENS, OIL, ENERGY, THIRD QUARTER


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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
Davis Selected Advisers manages more than $60 billion across several different asset classes and is the portfolio manager of Davis Financial Fund. The following are the best performers of his investments. More...

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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...

SHIPPING, LOGISTICS, RETAIL


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