Kestrel Investment Partners (Kestrel) has bolstered its investment management team with the appointment of Dan McCausland as its Chief Operating Officer.
Dan brings with him a wealth of experience to the boutique asset manager having joined from Aspect Capital, a leading CTA manager, where he was Head of Client Services and Marketing. During his 10 years at Aspect assets under management at the company grew from USD1billion to USD6billion. His responsibilities encompassed new funds, including the successful launch of a UCITS product, managed accounts, structured products, and the set up of Hong Kong and Swiss subsidiaries. Prior to this Dan was Chief Operating Officer at Schoolsnet, a dot.com education company.
Ari Zaphiriou-Zarifi (pictured), chairman at Kestrel, says: “Kestrel is a strong, growing company with great ambitions and Dan’s appointment not only strengthens the management team, but also enables us to further enhance our capabilities. The launch of the Kestrel Global Portfolio fund was the first of a number of launches that we are planning and Dan’s appointment comes at exactly the right time for us.”