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Maven VCTs lead £3.5 million funding round in Nano Interactive Ltd.

Foresight Group LLP supports the UKs leading private equity house, Maven Capital Partners, in investment in Nano Interactive Ltd, a specialist advertising te...

Foresight invests £800,000 into Substantive Research Limited

Foresight Group LLP pleased to announce a £800,000 growth capital investment into Substantive Research Limited, the fourth investment made by the £20 millio...

Foresight and Belltown join forces in UK onshore wind development venture

Foresight Group LLP and Belltown Power Limited are pleased to announce the formation of a joint venture to develop Belltown’s pipeline of greenfield onshore...

Foresight portfolio company, Mologic hosts Prime Minister Boris Johnson to mark new funding for COVID-19 diagnostics and vaccination development

Foresight Group LLP is pleased to announce that portfolio company, Mologic was visited by Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday 6th March to mark a governme...

Two thirds of advisers see Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) considerations as ‘important’ when building portfolios for their clients

The majority of advisers have a very positive view of the importance of ESG in portfolio construction, according to a new study1 among financial advisers by...

Foresight upgrades its Accelerated Inheritance Tax Solution with additional insurance cover

London 03 March 2020 – Foresight Group LLP (Foresight), one of the UK’s most experienced managers of tax-efficient investments, has launched an enhanced version of Foresight Accelerated Inheritance Tax Solution (Accelerated ITS). The product offers investors immediate protection from Inheritance Tax (IHT) by uniquely combining the benefits of shares that are expected to qualify for Business Relief (BR) and Life Insurance. The BR element renders the shares exempt from an IHT liability after two years, whilst the integrated life insurance element provides protection during the initial two-year period.

Foresight leads £2.1 million Novel Technologies Holdings Limited funding round, to commercialise antimicrobial technology SILVERbac

Foresight is pleased to announce a £500,000 growth capital investment into Novel Technologies Holding Limited, developers of antimicrobial technology SILVERbac.

Foresight completes first investment from East of England Fund and opens Cambridge office

Foresight announces the first investment from its East of England Fund, supporting the Buy-in Management Buyout of McIntyre Electrical Limited and the openin...

Foresight becomes Sustainability Partner to the Goodwood Estate

Foresight plans to work with the estate on clean energy generation, energy efficiency and waste management in particular.  The estate will host an annual gathering of business leaders and institutional investors at a Foresight Sustainability Summit which will explore, among other issues, the geopolitics of a carbon constrained world and sustainability impacts on the “FEW” (“Food, Energy, Water”).

Foresight appoints Steven Hughes as Director and Head of Portfolio

Commenting on Steven’s appointment, Foresight Partner, Ricardo Piñeiro, said: “We are thrilled to have Steven join our expanding team, where he will undertake the important task of managing and optimising our growing infrastructure portfolio. With his broad-based knowledge of the sector, he will immediately be able to apply his experience and leadership to our existing assets and portfolio and technology team, and his expertise will be invaluable as we continue to build out our renewables infrastructure portfolio globally.”

Foresight launches £20 million Share Issue for Foresight VCT plc

Since the last offer in 2017, Foresight VCT’s portfolio has grown significantly and currently comprises in excess of £130 million of assets, with investments in over 40 UK-based trading businesses across a diverse range of sectors. Over the past 12 months, Foresight VCT has made 11 (£15.4 million) new and follow-on growth capital investments.

Selazar to open Leicestershire base after £500,000 MEIF investment

At present, e-commerce retailers are required to use multiple platforms to manage online sales and returns.  Selazar has developed an end-to-end, logistics management software solution which connects the four major parts of an e-commerce operation - product suppliers, fulfilment centres, couriers and retailers - within a single, easy to use platform.