Foresight – Sale of waste and biomass platform in the UK

UK private equity firm Foresight Group has sold its stake in a bioenergy developer, Bioenergy Infrastructure Group (BIG), as part of a capital raise at the company. Existing shareholders Infracapital, Helios Energy Investments and Aurium Capital Markets have invested an additional GBP 150m in BIG. Infracapital, the majority shareholder in the company, has secured its raise from Greenfield Fund co-investors. BIG has invested in over 20 UK bioenergy projects since its inception on 2015.