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US firm Whitebox eyes Europe expansion with London move


Minneapolis-based Whitebox Advisors is expanding with the opening of an office in London, in an effort to increase its European presence and better capture global opportunities.

Whitebox has $2.3 billion under management and already has additional offices in Singapore and Austin, Texas.

Whitebox intends to move further into the European relative value and event-driven markets. As part of the move, Simon Waxley is joining the firm’s new London outpost as senior portfolio manager working closely with Whitebox’s existing team and global heads of trading.

Waxley was most recently a partner with W Partners in London, focusing on special