2013 News

Kippsy - investment for Jenson Seed EIS Fund

We are pleased to announce the investment by the Jenson Seed EIS Fund into Kippsy. Kippsy is a marketplace that strives to match those with available properties with visitors that wish to pay to stay in beautiful, homely accommodation in London instead of hotels. By attracting a growing number of pr...

Foresight and UK Green Investment Bank complete £20 million Northern Ireland investment

Investment is part of £81 million project to construct the Evermore Renewable Energy  15.8MWe combined heat and power plant in Derry/Londonderry, which diverts over 2 million tonnes of wood from landfill; The project is the first investment in Northern Ireland funded by the UK  Green Inves...

Foresight invests £3.5 million in the Buy-in Management Buy Out of Aerospace Tooling Limited

Foresight Group (Foresight) is delighted to announce on behalf of the boards of Foresight VCT plc, Foresight 3 VCT plc and Foresight 4 VCT plc that it has invested £3.5 million in the Buy-in Management Buy Out (“BIMBO”) of Aerospace Tooling Limited (“ATL”). ATL is a precision engineering company, w...

Foresight announces partnership agreement with Emirates NBD

Emirates NBD, a leading bank in the Middle East, confirms that it will support investment in Britain’s renewable energy market through a partnership agreement with Foresight Group (Foresight), the environmental, infrastructure and private equity asset manager. Emirates NBD through their wealth mana...

ForVEI joint venture acquires 24MW Calabria Solar plant from Talesun Solar

ForVEI, the multishareholder vehicle, has completed the acquisition of Calabria Solar, at 24MW one of the ten largest solar plants in Italy, from Talesun Solar Switzerland AG (“Talesun”) a Swiss subsidiary of Zonghli Talesun Solar Co Ltd, the leading Chinese solar panel manufacturer, for a total ent...

Foresight launches its third Solar EIS Fund

Foresight launches Foresight Solar EIS Fund 3, having recently closed Foresight Solar EIS Fund 2 at £30 million. Key Highlights • Foresight Solar EIS Fund 3 raising £20 million to target capital growth from UK Solar Power Plants • Foresight Solar EIS Fund 2 closed at £30 mi...

Jenson Seed EIS Fund closes at £4.7m

The Jenson Seed EIS Fund (“the Fund”), a joint venture between the professional services firm, Jenson Solutions, and the fund manager Foresight Group announced today that: Jenson Seed EIS Fund closed on 30 April 2013 and raised £4.7 million; Fund aiming to invest in approximately 32 entrepreneurial ...

Foresight backs management buy-out at Procam TV

The UK’s largest broadcast hire company, Procam TV (Procam) ( www.procam.tv ), today announced it has completed a management buy-out (MBO) of the business, led by its existing management team. • Foresight invests £1.8 million to take significant minority stake • Experienced management team...

Foresight announces £60 million Solar Bond

Key Highlights • The largest bond issue to date for UK Solar • Index-linked yield and infrastructure risk profile • UK Solar market growing rapidly Foresight Group (Foresight), the Infrastructure, Environmental and Private Equity asset management group, announces the issue of a £60m solar bond, wh...

Foresight raises over £25 million for Foresight Solar EIS Fund 2

Foresight Group (Foresight) is delighted to announce another successful fundraising season for tax year 2012/2013, having raised a total of £50m+, with more than 50% of that figure accounted for by the £26m+ raised for Foresight Solar EIS Fund 2 between launch on 7th February and 5th Apr...