Exodus continues at Viking


More of the investment team at Greenwich-based Viking have left with Peter Uddo, the telecom and technology specialist aiming to start his own fund, and utilities analyst Andrew Warford, also considering launching a fund. The departures come after a period where Viking was seen as one of the stable equity shops with an uncanny habit of making a lot of money.

However, last year Andreas Halvorsen and his team had a moderate year by their standards and suddenly key people started to leave, illustrating just how fragile even the strongest hedge fund businesses can be. First to go was