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Michael Whealon

Managing Partner

Fox Point Partners LLP

London, UK

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Michael’s Biography

Michael Whealon is the Founder and Managing Partner of Fox Point Partners LLP, a global merchant bank that specialises in proprietary direct investment opportunities. He is a Senior Managing Director at Financial Services Capital Partners LLP, a private equity investor in mid-market European financial services companies, and he is also a Senior Advisor for KingsRock Advisors.

Michael has over 25 years of experience in senior-level investment banking with specific expertise in private equity, leveraged finance, high-yield bonds, and mergers & acquisitions.

Prior to setting up Fox Point in 2009, Michael held prominent roles at several major financial institutions including as a Managing Director at Panmure Gordon, Marsh & McClennan, ING Barings and Bear Stearns. Michael began his career in investment banking at Chemical Bank, now part of J.P. Morgan Chase, in New York.

Michael is an American national based in London and is regulated by both the US FINRA and the UK FCA. He holds a BA in Philosophy & History from Boston College.
Michael Whealon is the Founder and Managing Partner of Fox Point Partners LLP, a global merchant bank that specialises in proprietary direct investment opportunities. He is a Senior Managing Director at Financial Services Capital Partners LLP, a private equity investor in mid-market European financial services companies, and he is also a Senior Advisor for KingsRock Advisors.

Michael has over 25 years of experience in senior-level investment banking with specific expertise in private equity, leveraged finance, high-yield bonds, and mergers & acquisitions.

Prior to setting up Fox Point in 2009, Michael held prominent roles at several major financial institutions including as a Managing Director at Panmure Gordon, Marsh & McClennan, ING Barings and Bear Stearns. Michael began his career in investment banking at Chemical Bank, now part of J.P. Morgan Chase, in New York.

Michael is an American national based in London and is regulated by both the US FINRA and the UK FCA. He holds a BA in Philosophy & History from Boston College.

Michael’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.
Financial Services Capital Partners LLP
Senior Managing Director, Capital Formation
Feb 2020 - Present
London, UK
Financial Services Capital focus on value creation at the operating level as opposed to financial engineering. The firm leverages it’s deep value investing experience in delivering above market private equity investor returns through implementation of operational and technological transformation.
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Previous Board Positions

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Evolution Metals Corporation
Member of the Advisory Board
Feb 2020 - 2022
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.
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Global Family Partners
Partner
Mar 2013 - May 2016
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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Current Advisory Roles

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.

Charitable Interests

Royal Marines Charity
Patron
The Royal Marines Charity believes that, once a Marine, always a Marine, and offers a range of services to both serving marines and veterans.
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Special Boat Service Association
Patron
The Special Boat Service Association is a charity whose purpose is to relieve members or their dependants who are suffering financial hardship, injury or sickness.

Michael’s Education

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