Private Equity News

Foresight backs advertising technology business Nano Interactive

London, 04 January 2018 - Foresight is pleased to announce a £3.5m growth capital investment into Nano Interactive Group Limited (“Nano”), a leading advertising technology business, on behalf of Foresight VCT plc. To view or read this announcement as a pdf please click here .  Nano was founded in ...

Foresight’s Gedling Solar Farm in Nottingham generates premium golden nectar

Nottingham, December 2017: Foresight Group’s 6MW Gedling Solar Farm in Nottinghamshire is delighted to be able to offer high quality honey from hives situated on the farm, managed and collected by The Friends of Gedling Country Park (‘the Friends’). With a grant provided by Foresight, six beehives ...

Foresight invests £3m in coffee roaster 200 Degrees

Nottingham, 8 December 2017: Foresight Group (“Foresight”) has invested £3m of growth capital into 200 Degrees a Nottingham-based specialty coffee roaster with six coffee shops across the UK and a thriving wholesale business. 200 Degrees is a business founded in 2012 by Rob Darby and Tom Vincent, a...

Foresight invests £3m into Cheshire-based ONFAB Limited

London, 12 September 2017:  Foresight Group (“Foresight”) has invested £3 million from the Foresight Regional Investment Fund into the specialist engineering company ONFAB Limited (“ONFAB”), a leading designer and manufacturer of flexible containment solutions, primarily for use in pharmaceutical m...

Foresight provides £40 million debt funding line into asset-backed SME lender Reward Finance Group Limited

London: 6 September 2017: Funds managed by Foresight Group LLP ("Foresight”) have provided a £40 million secured loan note facility for Reward Finance Group Limited ("Reward” or the "Company”). To view or download this document as a pdf please click here .  Leeds headquartered Reward is an indepen...

Foresight invests £1.9 million into design and manufacturing company, Regency Design & Print Limited

London: 5 September 2017: Funds advised by Foresight Group LLP ("Foresight”) have invested £1.9m into Regency Design & Print Limited ("Regency” or the "Company”). To view or print this document as a pdf please click here .  Regency is a designer and manufacturer of printed materials for the be...

Foresight Williams Technology EIS Fund makes first investment

Foresight Williams Technology EIS Fund invests £500,000 in Utonomy, a pioneering intelligent gas grid solutions provider The Fund aims to support disruptive technologies through high-performance engineering and proven investment management London, 1 September 2017 : Foresight Group LLP (“Foresight”)...

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...