2011 Foresight Group 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...

Foresight Group appointed to manage Albany Ventures Fund III Limited Partnership

Following on from its recent appointment to manage the Acuity Funds, Foresight Group, the alternative asset manager, has been appointed sub-manager of Albany Ventures Fund III Limited Partnership, a fund managed by Alliance Trust Equity Partners. The partners in Albany Ventures include several blue ...

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...

Foresight Group named Financial Provider of the Year

Foresight Group (Foresight) is delighted to have been named “Financial Provider of the Year 2011” at the inaugural Renewable Energy Infrastructure Awards 2011, organised by the publications New Civil Engineer and Materials Recycling Week. This award follows hard on the heels of being named “Equity P...

Foresight Group Bolsters Fund Teams

Foresight Group (“Foresight”), a leading alternative asset manager specialising in the renewable energy and infrastructure sector, has made two new appointments which will further strengthen its fund management teams. David Conlon has been appointed as director of Foresight’s environmental team with...

Foresight Group sells APP-DNA for US $92m - Generating 32x return for its investors

UK software success, App-DNA, attracts a US$92m bid from NASDAQ-listed Citrix Systems Leading SME investor Foresight Group's investment of £750k on behalf of Foresight VCT and Income & Growth VCT to generate up to £25m Foresight VCT to achieve stellar returns for investors (32x, re...

Foresight creates unique opportunity with its new Infrastructure VCT shares

Foresight Group has launched a £30 million Foresight Infrastructure VCT Shares offer which will, for the first time, allow private investors a unique opportunity to invest where institutional money has been profiting quietly for the past 20 years, and because of the VCT structure, to benefit from th...

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 arranges acquisition for ForVEI to complete largest lease financing in Italian PV solar

ForVEI acquires three plants in Italy ForVEI S.r.l., the multilayer direct investment vehicle created in June 2011 by the biggest Italian and UK infrastructure investors (including majority stake holder VEI Capital, Quercus Renwable Energy Fund), has acquired three photovoltaic plants located in the...

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...