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Foresight’s 7.2MW subsidy-free Vale Matanças solar farm starts generating power for the grid

The acquisition of Vale Matanças was the first investment in a Portuguese utility scale solar asset which did not benefit from government subsidy and heralded the start of a larger unsubsidized solar portfolio acquisition plan that Foresight is currently implementing across Portugal, Spain and Italy.

The Children’s Furniture Company to spring into new markets after investment

Paul Hanson, Founder and CEO, The Children’s Furniture Company, said: “We are looking forward to working with the Foresight team during this exciting period of growth for The Children’s Furniture Company. The investment will help us to develop our offering to customers and enhance our position in the marketplace.”

Foresight makes £249,000 MEIF investment into smart textiles business Footfalls and Heartbeats Limited

Footfalls was founded in 2012 by Simon McMaster, who has worked with the University of Nottingham (“UoN”) over a number of years. UoN is considered a world leading institution in the field of Fibre Optic Technology and has established a partnership with Footfalls to develop and exploit new technologies.  The UoN has also invested in Footfalls and as a result is a major shareholder.

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Foresight Solar Fund Limited Net Asset Value announcement - 13.11.18

Foresight makes £2.5m investment into software provider Cimteq, supporting growth in North Wales

Located in Wrexham, Cimteq specialises in the development, supply and support of modular software solutions for the wire & cable manufacturing industry. The Company currently offers two main software products to wire & cable manufacturers; CableBuilder, a software solution aiding the design of cables, and CableMES, a full manufacturing execution system.

Foresight Williams Technology EIS Fund invests £1.5m into workforce support robot-maker Inovo Robotics

Several areas have been identified where Inovo could benefit from collaboration with Williams Advanced Engineering. These include design and development of the electric motor and transmission as well as thermal modelling of the drivetrain. Williams Advanced Engineering is keen to support Inovo given the highly complementary nature of the two businesses.

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Foresight invests £2m into Merseyside-based Fieldway Supplies

Tony Carden, Fieldway’s Business Services Director, will step up to Managing Director with Brian Murphy remaining as CEO.  The investment focus will be on helping the business scale by executing on tenders won through the recently signed FUSION 21, Procure Plus and Re:Allies framework agreements.  Fieldway is recognised as a specialist in the electrical installation and maintenance services sector, a market which is seeing rapid growth with customers seeking to improve fire safety across their estates.

Foresight backs BIMBO of Company Cards with £1.9m investment

Based in St Helens, Merseyside, Company Cards was founded in 1996 by husband and wife team Tim and Christina Scott, who will remain involved with the business post investment along with longstanding operations manager Steve Abbott and commercial manager Hannah Johnson who becomes a Director of the Company. The Company currently employs 36 members of staff.

Foresight Williams Technology EIS Fund invests £1.7m into Innovative E-Bike System Company FreeFlow Technologies Limited

John Holden, Director, Foresight said: “The Fund’s strategy is to support innovative UK businesses with disruptive technologies. FreeFlow is a great example of engineering innovation in a relatively new and fast-growing market. We look forward to working with the FreeFlow team as they grow their business and helping with the commercialisation of their product.”