Kestrel Opportunities Fund raises a further £60m

14 March 2016

We are pleased to announce that since reopening Kestrel Opportunities (“KOF” or the “Fund”) in May 2015, it has received new subscriptions totalling almost £60 million, which was in line with our target. As a result, the Fund has once again stopped processing any subscriptions that would increase its issued share capital above the current level of c.46.7million units. Any subscription requests for units in KOF following 1 March 2016 will be treated in the…

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Kestrel Investment Partners appoints David Prance as CFO

01 March 2016

Kestrel Investment Partners (“Kestrel”) is pleased to announce that it has appointed David Prance as Chief Financial Officer with responsibility for all Kestrel’s finance and compliance. David originally joined Kestrel in June 2015 as head of compliance and is now being promoted to this broader role. Prior to joining Kestrel, David was Chief Operating Officer and Chief Risk Officer at a London based hedge fund management firm. David has over 20 years experience in fund…

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Kestrel Awarded 5 Crown Trustnet Rating

11 November 2015

Kestrel Investment Partners (“Kestrel”) is pleased to announce that Kestrel Global Portfolio has been awarded the highest- available 5-Crown rating from FE Trustnet as of October 2015.  FE’s Crown Ratings evaluate funds according to alpha generation, volatility and the consistency with which they have beaten their benchmarks over three years and only the top 10% of funds are awarded five FE Crowns. The aim of the daily dealing UCITS IV fund is to preserve capital…

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Kestrel Awarded 5 Star Morningstar Rating

Kestrel Investment Partners (“Kestrel”) is pleased to announce that Kestrel Global Portfolio has been awarded the highest-available 5-Star rating from Morningstar as of 31 October 2015, for the Class I shares denominated in GBP.  The Fund has been categorised under the GBP Moderate Allocation class and has been ranked in the top percentiles against its peers in the Morningstar universe. The aim of the daily dealing UCITS IV fund is to preserve capital whilst equity…

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Kestrel Risk Indicator Profile Lowered

Kestrel Investment Partners (“Kestrel”) is pleased to announce that the Synthetic Risk Reward Indicator (“SRRI”) for all Share Classes of the Kestrel Global Portfolio has been reduced to a level 4 from a level 5. The volatility of the Class I shares denominated in GBP since launch is 8.3%.  The volatility of all Share Classes now sit in the 5% to 10% range that classify the Kestrel Global Portfolio as a moderate risk fund. The…

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Kestrel Partners LLP registers with the SEC

05 June 2015

Kestrel Partners LLP is pleased to announce that it has successfully been registered as an Investment Adviser with the US Securities and Exchange Commission. Ari Zaphiriou Zarifi, chairman of Kestrel Partners LLP, commented “This registration is an important step in Kestrel’s development allowing us to broaden our client base to include US institutional and family office clients. We believe that demand from these investors for Kestrel’s fund management strategies reflects on the quality and consistency…

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Kestrel Investment Partners appoints Chris Errington as head of Small Cap research

01 June 2015

Kestrel Investment Partners (“Kestrel”) is pleased to announce that it has appointed Chris Errington as head of Kestrel’s UK small cap research. Chris has extensive hands on experience in running smaller companies, having been Chief Executive of Gresham Computing plc for five years where he led the successful turnaround of this London main market technology company. Prior to this, Chris was Chief Financial Officer of Gresham Computing. Chris holds a first class honours degree in…

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Kestrel Investment Partners signs £25m Managed Account with a University Endowment Fund

01 May 2015

Kestrel Investment Partners (“Kestrel”) is pleased to announce that it has been appointed as discretionary investment manager to a £25 million managed account for a University Endowment Fund.  The account will be invested in UK based small and micro-cap companies quoted on either AIM or the Official List. The individuals responsible for investment of the account will be Max Royde and Oliver Scott, overseen by the Kestrel small cap Investment Committee. Ari Zaphiriou Zarifi, Chairman…

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Kestrel raises a further £27m for its Opportunities Fund

07 April 2014

Kestrel is pleased to announce that having temporarily re-opened the Opportunities Fund (“KOF”) in March 2014, it has taken in another £27m of capital. Following this capital raise, KOF has once again been closed to new subscriptions. Max Royde, Chief Executive of Kestrel, says: “Having originally closed KOF to new subscriptions in March 2013, we had invested the majority of our capital. We decided to temporarily re-open the fund as we continue to see several…

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Kestrel provides cornerstone funding for Redcentric PLC

20 November 2013

Kestrel Investment Partners (“Kestrel”) is pleased to have taken a cornerstone position in Redcentric PLC’s £64m capital raising which it used to fund the acquisition of InTechnology Managed Services Limited (“ITMS”) on 18 November 2013. Kestrel’s funding commitment at a very early stage in the acquisition process gave Redcentric’s management and the vendors of ITMS confidence that the acquisition would be successfully financed. Kestrel remained supporting of the transaction throughout a long due diligence prices…

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