Private Equity News

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...

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 ...