April: Completed Foresight Energy Infrastructure Partners (“FEIP”) investment into 231MW Greenfield wind farm project (Skaftäsen) in Sweden.
January: Launched Foresight Energy Infrastructure Partners (“FEIP”), our first European-targeted, sustainability-led energy infrastructure fund, securing commitments of €342 million.
Completed acquisition of the advisory mandate and management team of £764m JLEN Environmental Assets Group ("JLEN"). Launched the £100 million East of England Fund and the £20 million Scottish Growth Fund with offices in Cambridge and Edinburgh.
Appointed by the British Business Bank as equity fund manager for Midlands Engine Investment Fund, opened UK offices in Leicester and Milton Keynes and international office in Spain (Madrid) to focus on solar investments.
Established Foresight Capital Management which manages three OEICs: FP Foresight UK Infrastructure Income Fund ("FIIF"), FP Foresight Global Real Infrastructure Fund ("GRIF") and FP Foresight Sustainable Real Estate Fund ("SREF").
Opened office in Australia (Sydney) to focus on solar investments.
Launched £60 million North West focused Foresight Regional Investment LP and opened Manchester Office.
Relocated UK head office to London in the Shard.
Listed Foresight Solar Fund Ltd. ("FSFL") on the London Stock Exchange, and launched a £40 million regional Nottingham based private equity fund backed by the British Business Bank.
Awarded a primary mandate of £50 million by the UK Green Investment Bank.
Launched Foresight Inheritance Tax Solution ("ITS") and the £60.6 million Foresight Environmental Fund ("FEF") - with cornerstone investment by the European Investment Bank.
Opened first international office (Rome) to focus on Southern European solar investments.
Made first environmental investment and established solar infrastructure team.
Launched Foresight VCT (formerly Foresight Technology VCT) - the first retail product, and second overall product, launched by the Foresight Group.
Founded by Bernard Fairman and Peter English to manage a £20 million fund sponsored by Robert Fleming.