2012 News

Aquasium, a Foresight portfolio company, completes the sale of EBTEC to EDAC Technologies

• US precision high energy beam technology success EBTEC Corporation (‘EBTEC’) sold to EDAC for approximately $11m • Leading SME investor Foresight Group's initial investment in Aquasium on behalf of Foresight VCT generates £3m cash for the VCT • Foresight to retain its shareholding ...

Foresight completes MBO of Flowrite Services Limited

The Boards of Foresight VCT plc, Foresight 3 VCT plc and Foresight 4 VCT plc, are pleased to announce Foresight Group (“Foresight”) has invested £1.4m as part of the MBO of Flowrite Services Limited (“Flowrite” or “the Company”), the UK refrigeration and air conditioning installation, service and ma...

Foresight sells Camwood stake to management team to realise return of over 3x for investors

The Board of Foresight VCT plc, managed by Foresight Group LLP (Foresight), is pleased to announce the sale of its stake in portfolio company Camwood Limited (“Camwood”) to its management team. Camwood is an IT services business that specialises in application migration and portfolio management.&nbs...

Foresight appointed by the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills to manage an initial £50m fund targeting green infrastructure projects in the UK.

Foresight Group (Foresight) is delighted to confirm its appointment by UK Green Investments (UKGI), the specialist team within the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) to manage £50 million of an initial £80 million investment fund set aside by the Government for green in...

Foresight raises over £30m for Infrastructure VCT Shares making it the largest single VCT fundraising of the 2011/12 tax year

Key Highlights In tax year 2011/2012 Foresight raised in excess of £40m: £30m for Infrastructure VCT Shares £8m for Foresight Solar VCT £2m+ in top-up funds for its stable of four existing VCTs Foresight’s Infrastructure VCT Shares was the single largest VCT fundraising in the ...

Foresight Group makes £1.25m investment in Biofortuna Limited

The Boards of Foresight VCT PLC, Foresight 3 VCT PLC and Foresight 4 VCT PLC are pleased to announce Foresight Group (“Foresight”) has completed a growth capital investment of £1.25m in Biofortuna Limited (“Biofortuna” or “the Company”), the UK-based molecular diagnostics company. Biofortuna has dev...

Foresight boosts UK PV Solar portfolio to 16MW with acquisition of Somerset power plants

Foresight Group (Foresight), the alternative asset manager, is pleased to announce the acquisition of two ground based PV Solar plants amounting to 6 MW from Element Power.  The two sites, located in Puriton (4MW) and Bridgewater (2MW), are both fully operational generating electricity at pre August...

Foresight sells stake in Factory Media to Forward Internet Group

Foresight Group (Foresight), on behalf of funds it manages, is pleased to announce the successful realisation of the investment in Factory Media Limited to Forward Internet Group (FIG). FIG is a privately owned European business, which operates a portfolio of web brands and digital media assets, and...

Foresight Group sells stake in Autologic generating 3.4 times return for investors

• UK technology success, Autologic Diagnostic Holdings Ltd (‘Autologic’), receives a £46m bid from ISIS Equity Partners to implement  a secondary MBO • Leading SME investor Foresight Group's initial investment on behalf of Foresight VCT, Foresight 2 VCT, Foresight 3 VCT and Foresight ...

Foresight contributes to groundbreaking report “Towards the Circular Economy” published by Ellen MacArthur Foundation

Foresight Group (Foresight), the asset management group that is pioneering environmental infrastructure investing in the UK, is delighted to have contributed to the report, "Towards the Circular Economy”, launched by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF) last week at the World Economic Forum in Davos...