2012 Retail Investors News

Foresight Group appoints Nick Morgan Sales Director

Foresight Group (“Foresight”), the leading alternative asset manager and private equity house, has appointed Nick Morgan as Sales Director.  Based in Foresight’s Sevenoaks office, Nick will be working with Partner Mike Currie and his team to strengthen relationships with IFAs, and to consolida...

Foresight makes secondary PFI acquisition for its innovative Infrastructure VCT Shares.

Foresight Group (Foresight) is pleased to announce the completion of the acquisition of the equity and loan note interests in Drumglass High School PFI Project (The Project). Foresight funded the acquisition from cash raised through its innovative Infrastructure VCT Shares which was the single large...

Foresight Group backs rising stars in Sunday Times 2012 Tech Track 100

Foresight Group (Foresight), the independent alternative asset manager and private equity house, is pleased to announce that two of its private equity portfolio companies, Evance Wind Turbines (Evance) - the Loughborough-based small wind turbine manufacturer and Autologic Diagnostics (Autologic), th...

TEG secures funding for £21m organic waste facility in Dagenham

Organic waste specialist The TEG Group has secured funding to construct a £21 million organic waste facility at East London’s Dagenham Dock in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham. To read or print this announcement as a pdf click here This will include central London’s first Anaerobic Digest...

Foresight powers Blackstar with £3.5 million investment

The Boards of Foresight VCT PLC and Foresight 4 VCT PLC are pleased to announce Foresight Group (“Foresight”) has completed a growth capital investment of £3.5 million in Blackstar Amplification Limited (“Blackstar” or “the Company”), the UK-based designer and manufacturer of innovative guitar ampli...

Foresight Solar VCT : Death of Chairman, Lord Maples

The Board of Foresight Solar VCT is saddened by the sudden and unexpected death of its Chairman, Lord Maples of Stratford upon Avon, who had steered the VCT so ably through its recent fundraising and investment program. The Board, the Partners of Foresight Group and his many colleagues and friends ...

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...