Foresight Group

Investor type Private Equity Firm
Founders Bernard Fairman Peter English

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Total investments 152
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$6M
Portfolio companies 139
Rounds per year 4.00
Lead investments 62
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.09
Exits 16
Key employees 31
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Health Care
  • Manufacturing
  • Information Technology
  • Retail
Summary

In 1984 was created Foresight Group, which is appeared as VC. The company was established in Europe in United Kingdom. The main department of described VC is located in the London.

Considering the real fund results, this VC is 23 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. Comparing to the other companies, this Foresight Group performs on 16 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The high activity for fund was in 2018. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The average startup value when the investment from Foresight Group is 1-5 millions dollars.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United Kingdom. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Software, Advertising. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Wecash, Reward Finance Group, ClubSpark The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 participants. Despite the Foresight Group, startups are often financed by Oxford Capital Partners, Midven, SyndicateRoom. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Oxford Capital Partners, Gartmore Investment Management, Richard Farleigh. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Oxford Capital Partners, Richard Farleigh, Midven.

The current fund was established by Bernard Fairman, Peter English. We also calculated 31 valuable employees in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

HomeLink Healthcare

Health Care
Hospital
$3M20 Apr 2022 Slough, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom

Vaarst

Computer Vision
Machine Learning
Machinery Manufacturing
$20M01 Apr 2022 Bristol, England, United Kingdom

Kognitiv Spark

Augmented Reality
Field Support
Information Technology
Knowledge Management
Software
$3M10 Mar 2022 Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada

Reward Finance Group

Banking
Finance
Financial Services
$68M02 Mar 2022 Leeds, England, United Kingdom

Connect Fibre

Communications Infrastructure
Customer Service
14 Feb 2022 Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom

Newsflare

Social Media
Video
$6M12 Jan 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

Hospital Services Limited

Health Care
Medical
Medical Device
Veterinary
$4M06 Jan 2022 Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

InVMA

Information Technology
$2M21 Dec 2021 Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

Reto Finance

$20M11 Oct 2021 NA - Jersey, Jersey

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