Foresight Group News

Foresight sale of MPLSYSTEMS Limited to IFS

London, 2 August 2017, F oresight Group (“Foresight”) is pleased to announce the successful sale of MPLSYSTEMS Limited (“MPL” or the “Company”) to Industrial and Financial Systems, IFS AB (“IFS”), realising the investment held by Foresight 4 VCT PLC at a compelling valuation multiple. MPL is a leadi...

Foresight exits The Bunker through sale to Palatine Private Equity

Foresight Group (“Foresight”) is pleased to announce the successful sale of Kent-based The Bunker Secure Hosting Limited (“The Bunker”) to Palatine Private Equity for an undisclosed sum. To read or print this announcement as a pdf click here The Bunker builds, hosts and manages high security, high ...

Foresight generates 2x return from Blackstar exit

Foresight Group (“Foresight”) has successfully exited its investment in Blackstar Amplification Limited (“Blackstar”), an award-winning Northampton-based designer and manufacturer of innovative guitar amplifiers and effects pedals, following a management buyout. The transaction generated a c. 2x ret...

Foresight invests £3.45m into Indian street food brand Mowgli

Manchester: 11 July 2017 - Foresight Group (“Foresight”) is pleased to announce the completion of a £3.45m investment into Mowgli Street Food Limited (“the Company”) to fund the roll-out of restaurants around the UK. The investment is the sixth from the Foresight Regional Investment Fund. Mowgli S...

Foresight continues to support British media industry with £2.25m investment into Cinelabs International Ltd

London: 10 July 2017 – Foresight Group is pleased to announce the £2.25 million growth capital investment into Cinelabs International on behalf of Foresight VCT. Cinelabs is a leading post-production service provider to content creators and owners, with special expertise in film. Led by industry ve...

Foresight announces sale of IoT technology business Simulity Labs Limited

Foresight Group (“Foresight”) announces, on behalf of the Board of Foresight VCT plc (“F1”), that it has completed the successful sale of Simulity Labs Limited (“Simulity” or “the Company”) to ARM, the world’s leading semiconductor IP company. Foresight exits just eight months after investment from ...

Foresight invests £2.15 million into Fresh Relevance Limited

Foresight has invested £2.15m from Foresight VCT PLC into Fresh Relevance Limited ("FRL”), a leading marketing technology platform for eCommerce businesses.  To view or read this announcement as a pdf please click here .   Fresh Relevance is a SaaS email marketing and web personalis...

Foresight invests £3 million into branded prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses retailer Ollie Quinn

Foresight Group ("Foresight”), a leading infrastructure and private equity investment manager, is pleased to announce the completion of a £3 million investment into Ollie Quinn Limited ("Ollie Quinn”, or the "Company”) from Foresight VCT to fund the rollout of additional stores throughout the ...

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

• 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 awarded 'VCT House of the Year 2016'...

Foresight continues to support North West SMEs with £4 million investment into Clubhouse Golf

 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 r...