2011 News

Foresight Group acquires Sunstroom Energy Limited owner of 5MW Solar PV Plant in Wiltshire

Foresight Group LLP (Foresight), the alternative asset manager and private equity house, is delighted to announce that funds managed by Foresight have acquired Sunstroom Energy Limited, the owner of a fully operating 5MW solar PV plant in Wiltshire, UK. This acquisition is the tenth Solar PV projec...

ForVEI Joint Venture acquires a portfolio of OPDE PV plants for Euro 88 million

ForVEI, the multishareholder vehicle, has completed the acquisition of a portfolio of OPDE (one of the main Spanish contractors) PV plants for an installed power of 8MW and an enterprise value of €33 million. Foresight Group advised on the transaction and acted as originator, structurer, arranger an...

NewNet Clean Energy LP-GP Forum

Matt Taylor, Foresight Partner, will be joining a discussion panel at the AltAssets LP-GP Forum, which is an event for senior-level industry leaders. The event will be held in London on 6th October 2011. For information on the event or to attend please click here . --> ...

Foresight Group strengthens Sales and Marketing team

Foresight Group (“Foresight”), a leading alternative asset manager, has appointed Ben Thompson as Group Marketing Director. Based in Foresight’s Sevenoaks office, Ben will lead the marketing and brand communications for the Group. Ben joins from Espírito Santo Investment Bank, where he was Group Hea...

Foresight and VEI Capital create investment partnership for Italian solar PV projects

Foresight Group, the leading European solar photovoltaic (PV) investor, and VEI Capital, one of Italy’s largest investment infrastructure players, have created a co-investment partnership to invest in solar with the aim of expanding their co-operation into other renewable assets classes. VEI is an I...

Foresight and Our Generation deploy 10 million into residential solar PV

Foresight Group and Our Generation Limited have agreed an initial £10 million programme of residential solar PV installations in the UK over the next 3 months. Foresight, which already manages solar power assets worth more than £150million, will finance the completed roof installations developed by ...

Foresight and Our Generation agree £50 million sub-50kw Solar PV Roll-out

Foresight Group and Our Generation Limited have agreed a £50 million programme of solar PV installations in the UK over the next 12 months. Foresight, which already manages solar power assets worth more than £150million, will finance the completed roof installations developed by Our Generation - an ...

Foresight urges government to provide clarity on UK solar feed-in tariffs

Inconsistency in government communication is damaging confidence in the renewable sector. That’s the message from leading UK solar investor Foresight Group who this week will deliver a letter to Energy and Climate Change ministers outlining its concerns for the future of the UK solar industry. The l...