Whispering Gibbon - Investment for Jenson Seed EIS Fund

Jenson Seed EIS Fund
Press Release 06/01/2014
Whispering Gibbon – Investment for Jenson Seed EIS Fund

We are pleased to announce the investment by the Jenson Seed EIS Fund into Whispering Gibbon.

Whispering Gibbon is a new pioneering games development studio based in Newcastle. The founder has many years of experience in making AAA console titles across the globe and they are creating a new generation of games and multimedia apps, with the first game planned for release in July 2014. They also provide software development and consultancy services, in-house or on-site, to all sorts of projects large and small.

The company is run by Joe Stevens a games industry veteran with over 20 years of industry experience. Joe has worked on some of the biggest franchises in the industry and for some of the world’s most renowned studios.
Whispering Gibbon’s goal is to be a leading player in the dynamic world of computer games, and to be known for creating ground breaking mobile titles of AAA console quality.

Further information about Whispering Gibbon can be found at www.whisperinggibbon.com.

Notes to editors:

The Jenson Seed EIS Fund is an exciting joint venture between the professional services firm Jenson Solutions and the fund manager Foresight Group. Further information about Seed EIS and the Jenson Seed EIS Fund is available by contacting us on 020 7873 2122 or SEIS@jensonsolutions.com or, alternatively, look at the website at www.jensonseedeis.com.

About Foresight Group
Foresight is an independent infrastructure and private equity investment manager, which focuses primarily on investments in unquoted UK and European companies or projects and offers investors exclusive access to attractive income and growth opportunities. Foresight has in excess of £1 billion assets under management across a number of funds, including Limited Partnerships, Enterprise Investment Schemes (EISs) and Venture Capital Trusts (VCTs).

About Jenson
Since 2001 the partners of Jenson Solutions have provided numerous companies with financial and operational support to help them grow and develop, with the aim of taking them from where they are today to where they want to be. Jenson provide high quality services such as portfolio and interim finance professionals, mergers and acquisitions advice, corporate finance advice, share option set up, share option valuations, IFRS conversions and accounting and financial modelling services to companies both large and small. A key focus of Jenson Solutions has been to support small businesses from start up through their life cycle. When the government announced their plans for the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (‘Seed EIS’), we saw an opportunity to work with Foresight to create a fund enabling us to support many of the businesses that we work with and would like to work with in the future.