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Michael Whealon

Managing Partner

Fox Point Partners LLP

London, UK

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Michael Whealon’s Biography

Michael Whealon is a senior investment banking professional with more than 25 years’ experience.

Currently Managing Director at Fox Point Partners LLP, Michael is responsible for matching the capital needs of late-stage growth companies and the general partners of private equity funds with the patient capital available globally from sovereign wealth funds, family offices, endowments, pension funds and other institutional investors.

Fox Point Partners is a global advisory and investment banking firm that focuses on global private capital markets, with extensive experience in Financial Services, Technology, Digital Media, Natural Resources and Satellite Communications. The firm specialises in direct equity investments, growth equity and levelling UHNW Family Office Capital and global institutional capital.

Prior to Panmure, Michael founded Fox Point Capital Advisors Ltd, where he was Chairman & CEO. Fox Point was a discreet global corporate finance advisory and alternative investment consulting boutique based in London, primarily focused on sourcing and executing direct private equity investments/co-investments on behalf of UHNW Family Offices.

Michael is a Member of the Board of Advisors at Evolution Metals Corporation, a mining and refining firm. He also serves as a Partner at Financial Services Capital Partners, a private equity firm that uses proprietary technologies to improve tech-enabled transformation for their clients, and within the industry. Additionally, Michael uses his knowledge and experience of the private equity industry serving as a Senior Advisor at KingsRock Advisors, a global network for senior investment bankers, and Keel Harbour Capital, a private equity firm.

A graduate of Boston College, Michael held senior executive roles in his early career with Marsh & McLennan Companies, ING Barings Limited and Bear Stearns & Co.

Michael Whealon’s Background

Fox Point Partners LLP
Managing Partner
Nov 2019 - Present
London, UK
Fox Point Partners is a global investment banking firm. With a focus on global private capital markets, Fox Point Partners specialises in direct equity investments, growth equity and leveling UHNW Family Office Capital and global institutional capital.
Panmure Gordon
Managing Director & Head of Private Capital Solutions Group
Sep 2017 - Nov 2019
London, UK
Panmure Gordon is defining what it means to be a 21st century merchant bank: providing independent advice, research, solutions and execution services to UK growth and mid-cap corporates & investment companies, underpinned by long-term client relationships.
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Current Board Positions

Financial Services Capital Partners LLP
Partner, Capital Formation
Feb 2020 - Present
London, UK
Financial Services Capital focus on value creation at the operating level as opposed to financial engineering. All of the firm's partners have very extensive operational experience of running large financial services organizations as senior managers in banking, asset management, servicing, broker dealing, payments, credit cards & FinTech companies.
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Evolution Metals Corporation
Member of the Advisory Board
Feb 2020 - Present
London, UK
A mining and refining company, Evolution Metals Corporation (EMC) offers tailored and bespoke solutions to establish a secure supply chain for critical minerals.

Previous Board Positions

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Global Family Partners
Partner
Mar 2013 - May 2020
London, UK
GFP Limited is a multi-family office focused on direct investments & direct family-to-family trade. GFP oversees several of the world's largest family groups providing expert advice, sourcing and managing their direct investments & co-investing with them in targeted industry sectors.
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European Credit Management (ECM)
Director & Senior Advisor
Jul 2010 - Jul 2011
London, UK
Owned by Wells Fargo Asset Management, the European Credit Management (ECM) was a multi-billion AUM credit manager that offered alternative investment strategies.

Current Advisory Roles

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KingsRock Advisors
Senior Advisor
Jan 2020 - Present
London, UK
KingsRock Advisors is a global network for senior investment bankers who offer strategic advisory, finance and investment solutions.
Keel Harbour Capital
Senior Advisor
London, UK
Founded in 2016, Keel Harbour Capital is a private equity firm based in New York and London. The organisation provides capital raising services and specialises in debt fund management.

Michael Whealon’s Education

Boston College
Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy and History
1981 - 1985