Foresight Group News

Foresight VCT PLC Ordinary Shares Offer for Subscription closes at capacity having raised £40 million in six weeks

23rd March 2017

• Extended Offer to raise a further £20 million reaches capacity making the total subscription raised £40 million • Foresight VCT grows O Shares portfolio by 41% • Foresight VCT is one of the UK’s largest VCTs at c £170 million • Foresight Group...
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Foresight Solar Fund Limited: Initial Placing and Offer Price

14th March 2017

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Foresight completes acquisition of 50MW Sandridge solar farm from Goldbeck Solar Ltd.

10th March 2017

49.6MW solar farm acquired by Foresight Solar Fund Ltd. from developer Goldbeck Solar  Located on a 200 acre site in Sandridge, Wiltshire Farm comprising 191,760 solar panels  FSFL portfolio grows to 18 assets with a combined peak capacity of 470MW To view or read...
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Foresight Solar Fund Limited : Publication of Prospectus and Circular including Notice of General Meeting

3rd March 2017

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Foresight Solar Fund Limited : Initial Placing, Offer for Subscription, Introduction of Placing Programme, South African Secondary Listing and Private Placement and Net Asset Value Update

3rd March 2017

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Foresight named Infrastructure Financier of the Year at the Green Innovation and Finance Awards

3rd March 2017

Foresight Group ("Foresight”), a leading independent infrastructure and private equity investment manager, has been awarded Infrastructure Financier of the Year at the Green Innovation and Finance Awards. The results were announced at a ceremony held at the InterContinental Park Lane Hotel...
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Conrad Colman defies the odds by finishing the Vendee Globe following a three-month global odyssey to prove the power of natural energy over fossil fuels

27th February 2017

•NZ/American becomes the first skipper to complete the Vendee Globe race with zero emissions on Foresight Natural Energy   Kiwi/American skipper Conrad Colman has triumphed over unimaginable challenges at sea to finish the 2016 Vendee Globe onboard Foresight Natural Energy IMOCA60, sponsored by...
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FSFL: Acquisition

24th February 2017

Foresight Solar Fund Limited ("the Company”) is pleased to announce the completion of its second largest acquisition to date and its second acquisition of 2017, a 100% interest in a 49.6 MW operational UK solar asset, Sandridge solar farm, located in...
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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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