Foresight Group News

New Foresight Smart Bonds Fund - attractive fixed returns and a choice of one, two or three year terms

Tranches of one, two and three year fixed rate term loans used to fund smart meters Bonds backed by long term rental agreements with UK energy suppliers Foresight Group LLP (“Foresight”), announces the launch of Tranche A of its innovative Foresight Smart Bonds Fund (“The Fund”), which offers inves...

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 completes acquisition of utility scale 35MW battery storage facility at Port of Tyne from RES

London, 21 June 2017 : Foresight Group (“Foresight”), the independent infrastructure and private equity investment manager, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Port of Tyne 35MW battery storage project from RES (Renewable Energy Systems). Foresight funds acquire 35MW lithium ion battery projec...

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 completes acquisition of 50MW Sandridge solar farm from Goldbeck Solar Ltd.

49.6MW solar farm acquired by Foresight Solar Fund Ltd. from developer Goldbeck Solar  Located on a 200 acre site in Sandridge, Wiltshire Farm comprising 191,760 solar panels  FSFL portfolio grows to 18 assets with a combined peak capacity of 470MW To view or read this announcement as a pd...

Foresight named Infrastructure Financier of the Year at the Green Innovation and Finance Awards

Foresight Group ("Foresight”), a leading independent infrastructure and private equity investment manager, has been awarded Infrastructure Financier of the Year at the Green Innovation and Finance Awards. The results were announced at a ceremony held at the InterContinental Park Lane Hotel which inc...

Conrad Colman defies the odds by finishing the Vendee Globe following a three-month global odyssey to prove the power of natural energy over fossil fuels

• NZ/American becomes the first skipper to complete the Vendee Globe race with zero emissions on Foresight Natural Energy Kiwi/American skipper Conrad Colman has triumphed over unimaginable challenges at sea to finish the 2016 Vendee Globe onboard Foresight Natural Energy IMOCA60, sponsored by Fores...