Foresight Group News

Foresight strengthens senior investment team in Nottingham

NOTTINGHAM, 04 May 2018: Foresight Group (“Foresight) announces the appointment of Ray Harris to its Private Equity Investment team, following Ben Dawson’s appointment earlier this year. Harris joins Foresight as a Principal on the recently awarded £35 million equity fund (for the East and South-Eas...

Foresight provides £25 million debt funding facility to Roma Finance

London: 2 May 2018: Funds managed by Foresight Group (“Foresight”) have provided a debt facility of up to £25 million to independent principal property lender, Roma Finance (“Roma” or the “Company”). Foresight worked with the Company to arrange an innovative financing facility tailored to Roma’s bu...

Foresight makes £3.5m growth capital investment into Mologic

Investment to support launch of sepsis, COPD and infectious disease diagnostics and international expansion of Contract Research business. LONDON, 1 May 2018: Foresight Group (“Foresight) has led a £4 million Series B growth capital investment round into Bedford-based MOLOGIC LIMITED (“Mologic” or ...

MIRICO RECEIVES £1.58 MILLION INJECTION FROM FORESIGHT WILLIAMS TECHNOLOGY EIS FUND

Investment alongside £2 million from existing investors Game-changing rugged gas analyser technology The Fund supports disruptive technologies with high-performance engineering capacity and proven investment management LONDON, 30 April 2018: Foresight Group (“Foresight”,) is pleased to announce th...

Foresight Williams Technology EIS Fund invests £1.68m into Geospatial Insight

Geospatial Insight is a leading provider of satellite imagery analysis for insurance, investment and corporate sectors Established team with +20-year track record in the sector The Fund supports disruptive technologies with high performance engineering capability and proven investment management LO...

Foresight makes £3m investment into Luminet

LONDON, 25 April 2018: Foresight Group (“Foresight”) announces a £3 million development capital investment from Foresight Funds into managed services provider Luminet (“Luminet” or the “Company”). To view or read this announcement as a pdf please click here . Luminet is an award-winning provider o...

Mowgli honoured at North West Business Masters Awards

Mowgli, the Indian home and street kitchen operator, backed by Foresight Group since July 2017, has won a prestigious regional business award. The company, founded in Liverpool in 2014 by barrister, food writer and TV personality Nisha Katona, was named Medium-Sized Business of the Year at 2018 Nort...

REVOLUTIONARY GREEN AEROSOL INNOVATION RECEIVES FUNDING FROM FORESIGHT WILLIAMS TECHNOLOGY EIS FUND

Foresight Williams Technology EIS Fund invests £1.6 million in Salvalco Innovative aerosol valve technologies (Eco-Valves) using safe, inert gases as propellants The Fund supports disruptive technologies with high performance engineering capability and proven investment management LONDON, 24 April ...

Specac wins prestigious Queen's Award

The citation reads: Specac Limited is based in Orpington, Kent and has been in business since 1971. They design and manufacture accessories for spectrometers used in science and industry. In particular, they supply sample-analysis accessories, high-specification equipment using mirrors and crystal m...

Foresight acquires 111MW UK wind and solar portfolio from Belltown Power

LONDON, 23 April 2018: Foresight Group (“ Foresight ”) is pleased to announce the acquisition of the 111MW wind and solar portfolio from companies managed by Belltown Power Limited (“ Belltown ”). To view or read this announcement as a pdf please click here .  The UK based portfolio, which has bee...

Mowgli, the Indian home and street kitchen operator, backed by Foresight Group since July 2017, has won a prestigious regional business award.

The company, founded in Liverpool in 2014 by barrister, food writer and TV personality Nisha Katona, was named Medium-Sized Business of the Year at 2018 North West Business Masters Awards at the Midland Hotel in Manchester.

More than 300 people attended the awards run by the regional news provider TheBusinessDesk.com.

Mowgli, which specialises in fresh, healthy authentic Indian food, currently operates two sites in Liverpool and one in Manchester, Birmingham and Oxford. A second Manchester eatery, at University Green, Oxford Road, Manchester is in fit-out.

Alex Turner, joint managing director of TheBusinessDesk.com, who chaired the independent judging panel said: “Mowgli is a true North West success story and Nisha and her team deserve all the plaudits for creating a fast growing, vibrant brand which is performing incredibly well in a highly-competitive market place.

“Nisha is a passionate entrepreneur and with the support of her private equity partner Foresight, Mowgli is in the midst of nationwide rollout, which is great to see.”

Nisha Katona said: “We are absolutely thrilled to win this award, it’s has been a true team effort, and to win an award as a medium-sized company  feels like a real coming-of-age moment for Mowgli.” 

Claire Alvarez, senior investment manager at Foresight in Manchester, and a non-executive director at Mowgli Street Food, said: “We are really proud and delighted for Mowgli. We are so pleased to be working with Nisha supporting her ambitions to expand Mowgli beyond the North West.

“The performance of the business as we scale-up continues to be really strong.”

Since investing in Mowgli, Foresight, has brought on board experienced leisure sector executive Karen Jones as Chair and Matthew Peck, former head of finance at upmarket casual dining chain Byron as Finance Director.

 

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