Retail Investors News

Allocations to infrastructure funds set to soar

• 62% of advisers predict increased allocations to infrastructure as portfolio de-risking gathers momentum • 75% of advisers predict rise in number of infrastructure funds recommended to clients • Low correlation to equities and Brexit uncertainty fuel increased appetite London, 07 January 2019: U...

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

Milton Keynes: 17 December 2018 : Foresight Group LLP has announced a substantial investment into Caphan Trading Limited, trading as The Children’s Furniture Company, on behalf of the Midlands Engine Investment Fund. Based in Milton Keynes, The Children’s Furniture Company designs, manufactures and ...

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

First modular collaborative robot (“cobot”) intended to focus on batch manufacturing tasks Development of proprietary light-weight modular cobot Developed by former defence robotics engineers The Fund supports disruptive technologies with high performance engineering capability and proven investment...

Foresight backs BIMBO of Company Cards with £1.9m investment

MANCHESTER/NOTTINGHAM, 26 October 2018:  Foresight Group LLP (“Foresight”) announces the £1.9 million investment supporting the buy-in management buyout of specialist printed plastic card manufacturing business, Company Cards Limited (“Company Cards” or the “Company”). To view or print this announce...

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

LONDON, 23 October 2018: Foresight Group (“Foresight”) announces the £1.7 million investment from the Foresight Williams Technology EIS Fund (“the Fund”) into FreeFlow Technologies Limited (“FreeFlow” or the “Company”). To view or print this announcement as a pdf please click here .  FreeFlow is d...

Foresight extends debt funding line into asset-backed SME lender Reward Finance Group by a further £10 million

Manchester: 31 July 2018: Funds managed by Foresight Group LLP ("Foresight”) have provided an additional £10 million extension to bolster the original £40 million secured loan note facility which was agreed in September 2017 for Reward Finance Group Limited ("Reward” or the "Company”). Leeds headqu...

The Naked Deli’s world-first airport outlet at Newcastle International Airport

LONDON, 30 July 2018: Foresight portfolio company, The Naked Deli, has opened its world-first airport outlet at Newcastle International Airport, the recently named Airport of the Year*. To view or print this announcement as a pdf please click here . Launched in 2014, The Naked Deli offers a health...

Foresight invests £2 million in Epistem management buy-out

MANCHESTER, 12 June 2018: Foresight Group (“Foresight”) announces an investment of £2 million supporting the management buy-out (“MBO”) of the contract research business Epistem (“Epistem” or “the Company”) from genedrive plc (“genedrive”). To view or print this announcement as a pdf please click ...

Foresight invests £2.5 million into The Naked Deli Limited

LONDON, 11 June 2018: Foresight Group (“Foresight”) has invested £2.5 million of growth capital into The Naked Deli Limited (“The Naked Deli” or the “Company”). To view or print this announcement as a pdf please click here .  Launched in 2014, The Naked Deli operates a number of sites in Newcastle...

Thermotech sale to Servest nets Foresight 2.3x

MANCHESTER, May 24 2018 : Foresight Group (“Foresight”) is pleased to announce the successful sale of Thermotech (“The Company”), a facilities management provider based in Stockport, to Atalian Servest Group, the international facilities management group for an undisclosed sum. To view or print this...