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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Kestrel exits its holding in FFastFill PLC generating an IRR of 52%

21 March 2013

Following completion of the takeover of FFastFill Plc by Pattington Ltd, a member of the ION Group in April 2013 for £106m, Kestrel announces that is has fully exited its holding in the Company. The exit crystalises a profit of £3.0m for the Kestrel Opportunities fund yielding a return on invested capital of 2.1x and an IRR of 52%. Kestrel first invested in FFastFill in November 2009 and supported the company with the funding of…

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Kestrel closes its Opportunities fund to new subscriptions

18 March 2013

Kestrel Investment Partners (Kestrel) announces that it has reached its target of raising £50 million of new capital for the Kestrel Opportunities fund. Due to the fund’s limited capacity, it is now closed to new subscriptions. Max Royde, Chief Executive of Kestrel, says: “We are very pleased to have reached our target capital raise which is a testament to the success of our strategy and the performance of the Kestrel Opportunities fund to date. There…

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