Max Royde is appointed to the board of Ingenta plc

01 August 2016

1 August 2016 Kestrel Partners announces that Max Royde has been appointed as a non-executive director to the board of Ingenta plc. Kestrel has an interest in 4.4 million shares in Ingenta, representing c.26% of its issued share capital.


Oliver Scott is appointed to the board of Ubisense Group plc

16 May 2016

16 May 2016 Kestrel Partners announces that Oliver Scott has been appointed as a non-executive director to the board of AIM quoted company Ubisense plc. Kestrel has an interest in 15.6 million shares in Ubisense, representing c.28% of its issued share capital.


Kestrel exits its holding in KBC Advanced Technology generating an IRR of 40%

08 April 2016

8 April 2016 Following completion of the takeover of KBC Advanced Technology by Yokogawa Electric Corporation in April 2016 for £180m, Kestrel announces that is has fully exited all its interests in the Company and that Oliver Scott has stepped down from the board as a Non-executive director. The exit crystalises a profit of £15.2m for the Kestrel Opportunities fund yielding a return on invested capital of 2.9x and an IRR of 40%. Kestrel first…

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Kestrel Opportunities Fund raises a further £60m

14 March 2016

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. Max Royde, Chief Executive of Kestrel Partners LLP, commented: “Following this successful raise, the Fund’s net assets are now approximately £220m, of which over 20% is in cash. This gives us some very significant firepower to take advantage of…

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Kestrel Investment Partners appoints David Prance as CFO

01 March 2016

1 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…

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