Ole Andreas Halvorsen

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Ole Andreas Halvorsen (Andreas Halvorsen) is a Norwegian-born hedge fund executive and entrepreneur. He currently serves as CEO and a co-founder of Connecticut-based hedge fund Viking Global Investors.[1] Viking had $16.7 billion under management as of April 2012.[2] Halvorsen has consistently ranked among the top earning hedge fund managers.[3][4][5] Halvorsen is a protege of hedge fund manager Julian Robertson.[6]

Halvorsen graduated from the Naval Academy and served as a leader of a Norwegian SEAL team.[7] He graduated from the Stanford University School of Business in 1990 and from Williams College in 1986.[8] He is on the board of trustees for Williams.[9]


  1. ^ "Executive Profile: O. Andreas Halvorsen," Bloomberg BusinessWeek
  2. ^ "Hedge fund Viking to rely more on junior managers," Reuters, April 11, 2012
  3. ^ "Andreas Halvorsen, Rank: 11 (tie)," Forbes, March 1, 2012
  4. ^ "The Rich List," Institutional Investor's Alpha
  5. ^ "How The 10 Richest Hedge Fund Managers Got That Way," The Wall Street Journal, April 16, 2008
  6. ^ "The Tiger and His Cubs," New York Times, July 30, 2012
  7. ^ "Executive Profile: O. Andreas Halvorsen," Bloomberg BusinessWeek
  8. ^ "Executive Profile: O. Andreas Halvorsen," Bloomberg BusinessWeek
  9. ^ Office of the President: Board of Trustees, Williams.edu

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