Viking Global Closes Long-Only Fund to New Investors

Co-founder Andreas Halvorsen provides highlights of the hedge fund firm’s first-quarter results.

O. Andreas Halvorsen, co-founder and CEO of Viking Global Investors, is closing his hedge fund firm’s $4.6 billion Viking Long Fund — a long-only fund — to new investors.

In one of the most interesting nuggets of information contained in his April 11 first-quarter letter to investors, Halvorsen tells clients that only those who have already committed to the fund this year will be able to invest in the fund.

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