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Whitebox expands staff following strong performance


Andy Redleaf's firm hires five this year.

Kyle McDaniel, Whitebox Advisors
 Kyle McDaniel (Photo: Whitebox)
Whitebox Advisors, Andy Redleaf's Minneapolis, Minn.-based multistrategy hedge fund firm, continues to expand following four straight years of index-beating returns.

John "JT" Tompkins recently joined the firm's Singapore office as a portfolio manager for Asia working with Rob Vogel, Whitebox's global head of fixed Income. He had been the head trader for hedge fund Senrigan Capital's Global Platform based in Hong Kong since 2010.

Whitebox has also hired two senior research analysts: Rolf Johnsen for equity strategies and Amit Patel for credit strategies. Johnson had been