Partnering With Foresight

Our objective is to be the SME investment partner of choice for dynamic and entrepreneurial management teams throughout the UK. With a focus on a variety of investment types, providing up to £5m initially, but with capacity for significant follow-on, our services extend well beyond the capital we provide.

Our approach is flexible and we have the ability to structure transactions to meet a particular requirement. We also control the money we manage, allowing us to move quickly through the investment process. 

What we look for in a portfolio company

UK companies 
With an enterprise value of up to £20 million

High-quality management teams 
With a demonstrable track record revenue and growth, a well-formulated strategy and the drive and expertise to grow their companies

Market-leading positions 
In growing or consolidating niche markets with a clear competitive advantage

Clear business models 
With the potential for further growth, often in the UK and overseas

Resilience 
To the business model, commonly displayed through a diversified customer base or predictable revenues

"We are delighted to partner with Foresight... and are looking forward to meeting all our targets with the financial and strategic support of the team at Foresight"
Dr Catherine Booth, CEO and co-Founder, Epistem

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Award-winning management team

With backgrounds in consulting, entrepreneurship, technology, banking, corporate finance and accountancy, our award-winning team has a wealth of experience in SME investing, and we've been doing it for more than 30 years.

Value-add

We have the industry contacts, the skills and the experience to support management teams in growing their business substantially and can open doors both around the UK and internationally.

Flexible transaction types

We invest in a range of transaction structures including management buyouts, growth capital, mezzanine, equity release and management buy-ins. If we like a business for investment, we will find a way to make it work.

Environmental, Social and Governance considerations

This is core to our investment approach. We encourage our investee companies to adopt best practice and believe it supports the development of sustainable, valuable business models able to drive value for all stakeholders.

"Foresight has been a really supportive partner since investment and have helped us successfully grow"
Simon Whapshott, Managing Director, ICA Digital

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"Foresight’s support over the last five years has seen the company grow from strength-to-strength. This deal marks an exciting new chapter for Thermotech"
Dave Prendergast, Managing Director, Thermotech