2013 About Us News

Process Technologies - Investment for Jenson Seed EIS FUnd

Jenson Seed EIS fund We are pleased to announce the investment by the Jenson Seed EIS Fund into Process Technologies. Process Technologies have developed a new industrial manufacturing process using microwave technologies that significantly reduces the time and energy usage and CO2 emissions. The ne...

UK Green Investment Bank and Foresight Group forge investment consortium to construct £47.8m renewable energy plant in Birmingham

To view or print a pdf copy of this announcement click here Joint project to construct 10.3 MWe renewable energy plant in Tyseley, Birmingham, the first of its kind in the UK, using innovative gasification process, proven in North America; Per annum the project is expected to save around 107,000 t...

Foresight Group assets under management exceed £1 billion

Group highlights for 2013 include: IPO of the £150m Foresight Solar Fund Limited (ticker FSFL) on LSE £60m index- linked solar Solar Bond, listed on LSE Acquisition of UK’s largest operating Solar Plant, at 32MW in Wymeswold, Leics. Acquisition of 24MW Solar Plant in Calabria, Italy, ...

Foresight Group and NVM Private Equity exit Alaric Systems in sale to NCR Corporation

A syndicate of venture capital investors led by NVM Private Equity (NVM) has made a successful exit from Alaric Systems, which provides payment processing and fraud prevention software to a worldwide client list. London-based Alaric has been acquired by a subsidiary of US-based NCR Corporation, the ...

Foresight Group launches £40m Foresight Nottingham Fund

Foresight Group launches £40m Foresight Nottingham Fund • An Enterprise Capital Fund targeting up to 25 dynamic growth businesses in Nottinghamshire • Initial investments of between £100,000 and £2 million, with follow-on funding available Foresight Group ("Foresight”) is pleased to announce the l...

Foresight Nottingham Fund supports the £1.75 million Management Buy Out (“MBO”) of Positive Outcomes Ltd

Foresight Nottingham Fund, the recently launched £40m Enterprise for Capital Fund for growth businesses in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire, announces its first investment of £1.75 million in the MBO of Positive Outcomes Limited. Positive Outcomes is a multi million pound work-based learn...

Peekabu Studios Ltd – Investment for Jenson Seed EIS Fund

Peekabu Studios Ltd – Investment for Jenson Seed EIS Fund We are pleased to announce the investment by the Jenson Seed EIS Fund into Peekabu Studios Ltd (‘Peekabu’). Peekabu's technology tracks objects with any webcam, and turns it into interaction. It is a complete computer vision technology stack ...

Launch of Foresight Nottingham Fund at Nottingham Castle

Foresight welcomed guests from the regional SME business community at a reception in Nottingham Castle to mark the formal launch of the £40m Foresight Nottingham Fund. On a cold November evening, Foresight Group welcomed 150 guests to a champagne reception in the Long Gallery of Nottingham Castle to...

Evance established as clear leader with 50 percent share of small wind turbine market

According to the latest market statistics from RenewableUK, the UK market for 1.5kW–15kW small wind turbines grew by nearly 40 percent in 2012. The majority of customers across the UK chose the Evance R9000 turbine resulting in Evance growing ahead of the sector - capturing market share, with year-o...

Foresight Group opens for business in Nottingham's Creative Quarter

Foresight Group is pleased to announce the opening of its regional office in Nottingham in the heart of the Creative Quarter at Lace Market House, 54-56 High Pavement, Lace Market, Nottingham NG1 1HW. Foresight has raised the £40 million Foresight Nottingham Fund, a dedicated regional growth fund, t...