2012 News

Foresight Group appoints Nick Morgan Sales Director

Foresight Group (“Foresight”), the leading alternative asset manager and private equity house, has appointed Nick Morgan as Sales Director.  Based in Foresight’s Sevenoaks office, Nick will be working with Partner Mike Currie and his team to strengthen relationships with IFAs, and to consolida...

Foresight makes secondary PFI acquisition for its innovative Infrastructure VCT Shares.

Foresight Group (Foresight) is pleased to announce the completion of the acquisition of the equity and loan note interests in Drumglass High School PFI Project (The Project). Foresight funded the acquisition from cash raised through its innovative Infrastructure VCT Shares which was the single large...

Foresight Group athletes compete in Hever Triathlon to raise funds for Hospice in the Weald

The Olympic spirit lives on in Foresight Group’s Sevenoaks office as a team of twelve intrepid Foresight athletes participated in last week-end’s Hever triathlon team relay, raising funds for Hospice in the Weald. The event saw four teams of three each participating in a 800m swim, followed by a 40k...

Foresight Group backs rising stars in Sunday Times 2012 Tech Track 100

Foresight Group (Foresight), the independent alternative asset manager and private equity house, is pleased to announce that two of its private equity portfolio companies, Evance Wind Turbines (Evance) - the Loughborough-based small wind turbine manufacturer and Autologic Diagnostics (Autologic), th...

TEG secures funding for £21m organic waste facility in Dagenham

Organic waste specialist The TEG Group has secured funding to construct a £21 million organic waste facility at East London’s Dagenham Dock in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham. To read or print this announcement as a pdf click here This will include central London’s first Anaerobic Digest...

Channel Safety helps light up the Olympics

Channel Safety Systems (a Foresight Portfolio Company), although not directly participating, are delighted to have contributed to the 2012 Olympic Games this year by providing the Olympic Press and Broadcast Centres with over 1,700 Channel Safety Systems Grove LED Emergency Twin Spotlights. These lu...

Foresight powers Blackstar with £3.5 million investment

The Boards of Foresight VCT PLC and Foresight 4 VCT PLC are pleased to announce Foresight Group (“Foresight”) has completed a growth capital investment of £3.5 million in Blackstar Amplification Limited (“Blackstar” or “the Company”), the UK-based designer and manufacturer of innovative guitar ampli...

CDC Infrastructure makes a €9 million commitment to ForVEI to take a 24% shareholding.

ForVEI, the joint venture between VEI Capital and Luxco 2 (which includes Quercus Renewable Energy and the recently announced JV between Adenium and Foresight) is pleased to announce that CDC Infrastructure (CDC) has taken a 24% stake with a commitment of €9 million. Agreement in principle has been ...

Adenium joint ventures with Foresight in a Euro125mm transaction

Dubai, UAE: Adenium Solar Energy Company Limited has acquired a stake a 29MW portfolio of grid-connected operational solar plants across Italy with a total enterprise value of Euro125 million. The assets will be jointly managed by Adenium and Foresight. The joint venture is anticipated to grow this...

Foresight Solar VCT : Death of Chairman, Lord Maples

The Board of Foresight Solar VCT is saddened by the sudden and unexpected death of its Chairman, Lord Maples of Stratford upon Avon, who had steered the VCT so ably through its recent fundraising and investment program. The Board, the Partners of Foresight Group and his many colleagues and friends ...