Foresight Group News

Foresight completes the acquisition of 25MW Barcaldine Solar Farm in Queensland to bring first Australian solar project under management

17th February 2017

Foresight Group ("Foresight”), a leading independent infrastructure and private equity manager, is pleased to announce the acquisition of the 25 MW Barcaldine Remote Community Solar Farm ("BRCSF”) in Queensland on behalf of KDB Infrastructure Investments Asset Management Co. Ltd ("KIAMCO”) and...
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Foresight continues to support North West SMEs with £4 million investment into Clubhouse Golf

16th February 2017

 Foresight Group ("Foresight”), an independent infrastructure and private equity investment manager, has invested £4 million into multi-channel golf equipment, clothing and accessories retailer Clubhouse Golf Limited from the Foresight Regional Investment Fund ("FRIF”).    To view or read this announcement as a pdf...
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Foresight Solar Fund Limited: Annual Results to 31 December 2016 and Dividend Announcement

16th February 2017

Highlights The underlying portfolio, which is fully operational and accredited, now totals 16 assets with an installed capacity of 348MW. The portfolio generated 319 Gigawatt Hours ("GWh”) of clean energy during 2016, sufficient to power approximately 97,000 UK homes. The total revenues...
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Foresight successfully completes growth capital investment into Online Poundshop Limited alongside the founder of Poundland

9th February 2017

Foresight Group ("Foresight”) is pleased to announce on behalf of the Board of Foresight VCT, the completion of a £1.7m investment into Midlands-based Online Poundshop Limited ("Poundshop.com” or "the Company”) as part of larger growth capital investment of more than £2.0m.   To...
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Foresight enters ground-breaking deal to sell green power produced by the UK’s largest Solar Park direct to energy intensive corporate

3rd February 2017

Acquisition of 72MW (peak) 50MW (export) Shotwick Solar Park in Deeside by Foresight Solar Fund Limited Shotwick was constructed by developers WELink, British Solar Renewables and Compton Group Direct power supply contract with UPM’s Shotton Paper Mill, for up to 100% green energy...
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FSFL: Net Asset Value

26th January 2017

The Company announces that as at 31 December 2016, the unaudited Net Asset Value ("NAV") per Ordinary Share was 102.9 pence (30 September 2016: 100.7 pence). The increase in NAV is mainly attributable to an upward adjustment in the Company’s power...
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Foresight Private Equity wraps up a bumper year with nine new investments in final quarter

25th January 2017

Highlights for 2016 include: £27.5 million deployed across sixteen UK SMEs Manchester office opening Launch of £38 million Foresight Regional Investment Fund in the North West - £11.2 million investment into Euxton Group, Utilities Design & Planning, Med Imaging Healthcare and Tudor Contract Cleaners Further deployment...
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Foresight Metering expands with acquisition of specialist Meter Asset Provider, Utility Funding Limited

12th January 2017

Foresight Metering Limited ("Foresight Metering”), a second generation meter asset provider ("MAP”), has acquired 100% of the share capital in Utility Funding Limited ("UFL”).   To view or read this announcement as a pdf click here.    Foresight Group and UFL have been working closely...
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FORESIGHT GROUP EXPANDS PARTNERSHIP FOLLOWING RAPID BUSINESS EXPANSION IN 2016

10th January 2017

•Minal Patel, Ricardo Piñeiro, and Matt Smith promoted to Partner Other highlights include:   • Assets under management grow 28% to £2.3 billion • New office opened in Sydney, Australia led by Director, Gary Sofarelli  • Solar infrastructure portfolio grows to 76 operational solar assets  – Renewable electricity generation capacity totals...
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Foresight's Seb Saywood is appointed director

5th January 2017

Foresight Group ("Foresight”), a leading independent infrastructure and private equity investment manager, is pleased to announce the promotion of Seb Saywood to Director in its Private Equity team.   To view or read this announcement as a pdf please click here.  Seb has been...
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Foresight continues rapid succession of deal completions with Tudor Contract Cleaners Limited

4th January 2017

Foresight invests in soft facilities management provider Tudor Contract Cleaners The deal is the seventh to be completed by Foresight Private Equity in the lead up to Christmas Foresight Group ("Foresight”) continues its streak of deal completions with an investment into soft facilities...
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Foresight Metering expands with acquisition of specialist Meter Asset Provider, Utility Funding Limited

19th December 2016

London 19th December 2016 "Foresight Metering Limited ("Foresight Metering"), a second generation meter asset provider ("MAP"), has acquired 100% of the share capital in Utility Funding Limited ("UFL")." To view this article as a PDF please click here  Foresight Group and UFL have been...
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Foresight picks up Best IHT Portfolio Service at the 2016/17 Tax Efficiency Awards

8th December 2016

Foresight Group ("Foresight”), a leading independent infrastructure and private equity investment manager, has been awarded Best IHT Portfolio Service at the Investment Week Tax Efficiency Awards 2016/17 for Foresight Accelerated Inheritance Tax Solution ("AITS”). The award was announced at an industry...
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Foresight completes its fifth deal in November, a growth capital investment into Ekkosense Limited

7th December 2016

Foresight Group ("Foresight") has made a significant investment into software and sensor business Ekkosense Limited ("Ekkosense").   To view or read this announcement as a pdf please click here.     This was the fifth investment completed by Foresight Private Equity during the month of...
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Foresight makes seven figure investment into Nottingham based Player Layer

30th November 2016

Foresight Group ("Foresight”) invests seven figures into Player Layer Limited ("PlayerLayer” or the "Company”), an award winning designer and retailer of premium sports performance clothing from the Foresight Nottingham Fund ("FNF”).    To view or read this announcement as a pdf please click...
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