Energy Arbitrage Partners acquires Philbro

Energy Arbitrage Partners, a firm founded by Simon Greenshields, former co-head of Morgan Stanley’s Commodities Department, has acquired Phibro LLC and certain assets relating to the former Phibro trading business.

The new Phibro business, operated through Phibro LLC, will be a commodity merchant company focused on generating returns from the acquisition and development of assets with associated trading, structuring and marketing activities.

Simon Greenshields, who led Morgan Stanley’s Commodity business to consistent profitability from 2008–2015, will assume the role of president and CEO of the new Phibro business. Nick Elliot and Thomas Funk, previously key members of Morgan Stanley’s commodities business, will be joining Phibro LLC as partners.



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