Viking veteran Jim Parsons readies equity fund
By Lawrence Delevingne
Thu Apr 25, 2013
The former TMT PM targets fourth quarter start.
Jim Parsons, a former portfolio manager of $21.2 billion
Viking Global Investors, is in the early stages of launching
his own hedge fund firm, according to people familiar with his
Viking announced In March 2012 that Parsons was departing
after nine years due to differences he had with founder Andreas
Halvorsen regarding the direction of the long/short equity
firm. Parsons managed about 15% of Viking's exposure across
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