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U.S. asset manager Whitebox Advisors opens London office, hires senior portfolio manager

Thursday, May 31, 2012

From Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia – Minneapolis, Minnesota-based SEC registered Whitebox Advisors, a $2.3bn investment advisor, has recently set up shop in London to raise its presence in Europe and provide better leverage in capturing global opportunities.

The firm also hired industry veteran Simon Waxley. Waxley will join the firm’s London office as Senior Portfolio Manager and will work closely with Whitebox's existing team of portfolio managers and global heads of trading.

"We are excited to open the London office and to have someone as renowned as Simon Waxley on board," said Whitebox Advisors' founder and CEO, Andrew Redleaf. "Simon's industry expertise and presence on the ground will be an invaluable asset as we explore European opportunities." Redleaf co-founded Deephaven Asset Management and co-managed and the Deephaven Market Neutral Fund before launching Whitebox in 1999.

Prior to joining Whitebox, Waxley has held several positions in the fund management industry including as Partner with W Partners in London, where he focused on event driven, special situations primarily in Europe and Asia. Waxley also served as Managing Director for Perry Partners and Managing Director for Elliott Associates.

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