White Horse Capital Appoints New Investment Director

Fast Growing Investment Business Strengthens Resources.

White Horse Capital, the investment boutique, today announced that Simon Fox has joined its Investment Broking team as Investment Director. Based in London, Simon will lead White Horse Capital’s institutional investment activities. Previously, Simon was CEO and founder of GlobalXtend working across Capital Raising, Sales Management & Consultancy.

Ian Merricks, Managing Partner of White Horse Capital, said: “Our own entrepreneurial approach appeals to the UK’s leading entrepreneurial businesses as they scale up. Smart investment has always been a core part of our firm’s DNA, and we see this new role as a natural expansion of our offering. With his commercial background and extensive transatlantic experience, we are proud that Simon will join the White Horse Capital team, increasing our reach to VCs, Family Offices, Corporate Venturers and HNWs. Our intention with this key hire is to further strengthen our investment readiness and broking capabilities as well as adding to our depth of specialist expertise, for the benefit of our clients.”

Simon Fox commented: “I am incredibly enthusiastic about joining one of the UK’s leading technology investment businesses and look forward to taking part in its further expansion. Given White Horse Capital’s network of relationships with some of the UK’s leading scale up businesses, it is an exciting time to expand our dialogue with more institutional investors.”

Prior to his role of CEO and Founder of GlobalXtend, Simon worked with in a variety of senior commercial roles across technology including mobile device, audio compression hardware and software businesses. Before this, he led a team of external investors to develop and execute an investor/management buy-out at Software Forge Ltd, having grown sales to a multi-million turnover.

Passionate about technology, sales and entrepreneurs, Simon has spent nearly 30 years making technology business commercially successful and driving investment returns for these businesses, and is now keen to be able to apply his expertise to White Horse Capital clients.