Kestrel bolsters its team with the appointment of Stuart Rollason

Kestrel Investment Partners (Kestrel) has strengthened its investment management team with the appointment of Stuart Rollason.

At Kestrel, Stuart will be lead manager on the Kestrel Inheritance Tax Solution, known as KITS, which mitigates inheritance tax by creating individual portfolios of AIM listed shares which are eligible for Business Property Relief.

Stuart was previously a founder and partner at Bluehone Investors LLP, the investment manager which focuses on small company investment funds and a fund manager at Active Capital Trust plc. Prior to this, Stuart was a director and small cap pension fund manager at F&C Asset Management.

Ari Zaphiriou-Zarifi, chairman at Kestrel, says: “We continue to have exciting growth ambitions at Kestrel. Stuart’s appointment not only strengthens the team, but it also enables us to further develop our inheritance tax solution offering, where we see strong potential, and gives us the ability to increase our overall product range.

“His wide-ranging investment experience will be a great addition to our growing team and we look forward to starting 2012 with new, exciting goals.”