British Business Bank programme: Enterprise Capital Funds
Established in 1984, Foresight Group are a leading independent infrastructure and SME investment manager with over £2.5 billion of assets under management. Foresight Group manages money for more than 24,000 private investors and some of the world’s leading financial institutions, Government organisations, pension funds and insurance companies.
The £39 million Foresight Nottingham Fund is a dedicated regional growth fund that has been created to support small and medium sized companies in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire. The Fund exists to provide investment and support to businesses in the Nottinghamshire region, to stimulate enterprise, to create jobs and to attract inward investment to the region.
Foresight Group manage and invest this Fund on behalf of the Fund’s key investors including Capital for Enterprise, Nottingham City Council Pension Fund and Nottinghamshire County Council Pension Fund.
The Foresight Nottingham Fund is in part backed by the British Business Bank, under their Enterprise Capital Fund programme in the UK. Foresight, on behalf of the Fund, is seeking to make investments between £100,000 and £2 million into eligible businesses in the Nottinghamshire region to support the growth plans and business opportunities that exist today and in the future.