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Budget: UK Commits to legally binding carbon budgets

Alistair Darling's speech marks the first time that a Chancellor of the UK Treasury has set a budget for carbon, as well as for the myriad pots of money that a government commands. Foresight’s Industrial Partner Nigel Aitchison, comments in a BBC article on the country’s "legally binding" target: t...

Trilogy Communications Ltd wins Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade

21 April 2009: Trilogy, a world class supplier of audio communications and infrastructure equipment to the Defence, Broadcast, Emergency Management, and Commercial and Industrial sectors in which Foresight is an investor, wins 2009 Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade. Trilogy wins the A...

Foresight promotes Russell Healey to Partner

Foresight Group (“Foresight”), the independent alternative asset manager, today announced the promotion of Russell Healey to Partner.  Russell joined Foresight in October 2007 as a Senior Portfolio Manager and is actively involved in the management of several portfolio companies, holding board...

Foresight invests £2 million in ICA Group Ltd

11 March 2009 - Foresight Group (“Foresight”), a leading alternative asset manager, announced today that it has backed the management buyout of ICA Group Ltd (“ICA”), a fast growing document management solutions provider.  Foresight has invested £2 million in the transaction, and RBS has provid...

Foresight invests £5 million in food waste processing company

5 March 2009 - Foresight Group (“Foresight”), a leading alternative asset manager, announced today that it has completed an investment of £5 million in Vertal Limited (“Vertal”), a food waste recycling company.  Vertal specialises in the construction and operation of advanced in-vessel accelera...

Foresight Group wins Renewable Energy Investor of the Year Award

Foresight Group (Foresight), a leading alternative asset manager, has been awarded ‘Investor of the Year’ at the Rosenblatt New Energy Awards at a ceremony held at the Natural History Museum in London on the 25 February. Foresight beat off stiff competition from BlackRock, HgCapital and Invesco to w...

Foresight and Octopus back £7.5 million buy-out of Diagnos

26 February 2009 - Foresight Group (“Foresight”), a leading alternative asset manager, announced today that it has led a £7.5 million management buy out of Diagnos.co.uk Limited (“Diagnos”), a software engineering company focused on the automotive sector. Foresight has committed £3.75 million of equ...

Foresight invests £3.25 million in @Futsal

Foresight Group (“Foresight”), a leading alternative asset manager, announced today that it has completed a £3.25 million investment in @Futsal Limited, a facilities management company that provides indoor pitches for the football game Futsal, currently one of the fastest growing indoor sports in th...

Foresight Invests £5 Million in Plastics Recycling

07 January 2009 - Foresight Group (“Foresight”), a leading alternative asset manager, announced today that it has completed an investment of £5 million in 2K Manufacturing (“2K”) Limited, a London based company which will manufacture a plywood substitute from waste plastics.  The product has mu...

Merger Update & Board Changes for Foresight 3 / Enterprise VCTs..

This announcement is made by Foresight 3 VCT plc (“the Company”) in connection with the scheme for the merger of Enterprise VCT plc (“Enterprise”) with the Company (“the Scheme”), details of which were contained in the Company’s prospectus (“the Prospectus”) and circular to shareholders (“the Circul...