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New Hedge Fund From Ex-Viking Co-CIO Seeks to Gain From Sell-Off

  • Jacobs sees ‘once in a lifetime opportunity’ in market mayhem
  • 10-person Anomaly Capital plans to launch in fourth quarter
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Ben Jacobs, the former co-chief investment officer of Viking Global Investors, is planning to launch his hedge fund, Anomaly Capital Management, in the fourth quarter with hopes of capitalizing on the stock market’s recent upheaval.

Jacobs expects to be one of the largest investors in Anomaly, which will focus on sectors including cyclicals, health care and consumer, according to a letter to prospective investors.