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 TO

Clear Com

UNDISCLOSED

Integrated Environmental Solutions

Deal type: Growth Capital

Sector: Business Services

SOLD TO

Integrated Environmental Solutions

UNDISCLOSED

defaqto

Deal type: Growth capital, MBI

Sector: TMT

SOLD TO

Synova Capital

£24.25m

Channel Safety Systems

Deal type: MBI, Mezzanine

Sector: Business Services

SOLD TO
Newbury Investments

Foresight Background

£2.75m

Hallmarq

Deal type: Growth capital

Sector: Healthcare

SOLD TO

Catamaran Ventures

UNDISCLOSED

Alaric

Deal type: Growth Capital

Sector: TMT

SOLD TO

NCR

$84 million
5.1x cash return

Digital Healthcare

Deal type: Growth Capital

Sector: Healthcare

SOLD TO

emis

UNDISCLOSED

Irisys

Deal type: Growth Capital

Sector: TMT

SOLD TO
NYSE INDUSTRIAL

Foresight Background

UNDISCLOSED
3.6x cash return

Ebtec

Deal type: Portfolio Company Aquasium

Sector: Industrials & Manufacturing

SOLD TO
NYSE INDUSTRIAL

Foresight Background

For $11m

Camwood

Deal type: MBO

Sector: Business Services

SOLD TO
Management Team

Foresight Background

3.2x cash return

Factory Media

Deal type: Growth capital

Sector: TMT

SOLD TO

Forward

UNDISCLOSED
2.5x cash return

VRL

Deal type: MBO

Sector: TMT

SOLD TO
A trade buyer

Foresight Background

1.5x cash return

Autologic

Deal type: Secondary MBO

Sector: TMT

SOLD TO

ISIS Equity Partners

EV £46.2m
3.2x cash return

App-DNA

Deal type: Growth capital

Sector: TMT

SOLD TO

Citrix

EV $92m
32x cash return

SmartFocus

Deal type: Growth capital

Sector: TMT

SOLD TO

EmailVision

EV £25m
4x cash return

Plum organics

Deal type: Growth capital

Sector: Consumer & Leisure

SOLD TO

Darwin private equity

EV £10m
2x cash return

Actimax

Deal type: Growth capital

Sector: TMT

SOLD TO

Synova capital

UNDISCLOSED

Utarget

Deal type: Growth capital

Sector: TMT

SOLD TO

Utarget Fox

UNDISCLOSED

Covion

Deal type: MBO

Sector: Business Services

SOLD TO

Balfour Beatty

EV £33m
4.4x Cash Return

Cantono

Deal type: Growth capital

Sector: TMT

SOLD TO

Scottish and Southern Energy

EV £5m

Nomad payments

Deal type: Early stage

Sector: TMT

SOLD TO

Metavante

EV $58m

Oasis healthcare

Deal type: Growth capital

Sector: Healthcare

SOLD TO

Duke Street

EV £78m

OrthoView

Deal type: Growth capital

Sector: Healthcare

SOLD TO

Materialise

3.0x cash return