Previous Investments

Foresight has a long heritage of successful private equity investments in smaller UK companies. Set out below are selected previous investments.

Trilogy Communications
Deal type:
Growth Capital, MBO
Sector:
Industrials & manufacturing
Sold ToClear Com
  • UNDISCLOSED
Integrated Environmental Solutions
Deal type:
Growth capital
Sector:
Business Services
Sold ToIntegrated Environmental Solutions Logo
  • UNDISCLOSED
defaqto
Deal type:
Growth capital, MBI
Sector:
TMT
Sold ToSynova Capital
  • £24.25m
Channel Safety Systems
Deal type:
MBI, Mezzanine
Sector:
Business Services
Sold ToForesight Background
  • £2.75m
Hallmarq
Deal type:
Growth capital
Sector:
Healthcare
Sold ToCatamaran Ventures
  • UNDISCLOSED
Alaric
Deal type:
Growth Capital
Sector:
TMT
Sold ToNCR
  • $84 million
  • 5.1x cash return
Digital Healthcare
Deal type:
Growth Capital
Sector:
Healthcare
Sold Toemis
  • UNDISCLOSED
Irisys
Deal type:
Growth Capital
Sector:
TMT
Sold ToForesight Background
  • UNDISCLOSED
  • 3.6x cash return
Ebtec
Sold by:
Portfolio Company Aquasium
Sector:
Industrials & Manufacturing
Sold ToEDAC technologies
  • For $11m
Camwood
Deal type:
MBO
Sector:
Business Services
Sold ToForesight Background
  • 3.2x cash return
Factory Media
Deal type:
Growth capital
Sector:
TMT
Sold ToForward
  • UNDISCLOSED
  • 2.5x cash return
VRL
Deal type:
MBO
Sector:
TMT
Sold ToForesight Background
  • 1.5x cash return
Autologic
Deal type:
Secondary MBO
Sector:
TMT
Sold ToISIS Equity Partners
  • EV £46.2m
  • 3.2x cash return
App-DNA
Deal type:
Growth capital
Sector:
TMT
Sold ToCitrix
  • EV $92m
  • 32x cash return
SmartFocus
Deal type:
Growth capital
Sector:
TMT
Sold ToEmailVision
  • EV £25m
  • 4x cash return
Plum organics
Deal type:
Growth capital
Sector:
Consumer & Leisure
Sold ToDarwin private equity
  • EV £10m
  • 2x cash return
Actimax
Deal type:
Growth capital
Sector:
TMT
Sold ToSynova capital
  • UNDISCLOSED
Utarget
Deal type:
Growth capital
Sector:
TMT
Sold ToUtarget Fox
  • UNDISCLOSED
Covion
Deal type:
MBO
Sector:
Business Services
Sold ToBalfour Beatty
  • EV £33m
  • 4.4x Cash Return
Cantono
Deal type:
Growth capital
Sector:
TMT
Sold ToScottish and Southern Energy
  • EV £5m
Nomad payments
Deal type:
Early stage
Sector:
TMT
Sold ToMetavante
  • EV $58m
Oasis healthcare
Deal type:
Growth capital
Sector:
Healthcare
Sold ToDuke Street
  • EV £78m
OrthoView
Deal type:
Growth capital
Sector:
Healthcare
Sold ToMaterialise
  • 3.0x cash return