Chewy’s Recent Surge Boosts Hedge Fund Backers

Viking joins other big-name hedge funds among the largest shareholders of Chewy, whose stock has been surging this month — to David Einhorn’s chagrin.

(Michael Nagle/Bloomberg)

(Michael Nagle/Bloomberg)

Viking Global Investors is the latest among the so-called smart money crowd to take a sizable stake in Chewy, the e-commerce company devoted to everything pets.

Viking, headed by Tiger Cub O. Andreas Halvorsen, disclosed in a regulatory filing that as of December 2 it owned 3.65

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