Francis Anthony Hancock

Non-Executive Director at Elephant Capital LLP

Francis Anthony Hancock

Francis Anthony Hancock

Non-Executive Director at Elephant Capital LLP

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Francis Hancock has over 20 years experience as an emerging markets investment banker in the Middle East, Africa, Eastern Europe, and for the past 15 years, in India.

In August 2008, Francis joined Barclays Capital in Mumbai as head of M&A advisory for India, where his focus will be on executing large cross border transactions. For 9 years, Francis headed the corporate finance business for ABN AMRO in India where he was responsible for the M&A advisory and equity capital markets activities of the bank in that country.

During his 9 years at ABN AMRO, Francis worked on numerous transactions in the public and private sectors in India. These have included the US$13 bn acquisition of Corus by Tata Steel, the largest ever outbound M&A transaction by an Indian corporate, and the US$3 bn restructuring of New Delhi and Mumbai airports, where Francis led the team advising the Government.

In addition to numerous other M&A transactions and capital markets deals, he worked on the US$500m convertible issue of Housing Development Finance Corporation in July 2005 (the largest ever such issue out of India at that time). Prior to joining ABN AMRO, Francis worked for 11 years with S.G. Warburg, first of all in its Overseas Advisory department, where he worked on large privatisations and debt restructurings in Poland, Nigeria, Bulgaria, and other emerging markets, and latterly in India, where he ran Warburg's corporate finance business.

Before joining S.G. Warburg, Francis worked for 2 years in the Export and Project Finance Department of Morgan Grenfell. Francis has MAs in Classics from Christ Church, Oxford, and Arabic Studies from Georgetown's School of Foreign Service.

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Managing Partner at Elephant Capital LLP

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Managing Director at Hauslein & Co., Inc.

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Non-Executive Director, Chairman at F&C UK Real Estate Investments Ltd.

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Chairman at Elephant Capital Plc

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Financial Controller at Elephant Capital LLP

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Director at SMP Fund Services Ltd.

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Founder at 9.9 Mediaworx Pvt. Ltd.

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Former Director at Elephant Capital Plc

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Accounts Executive at Elephant Capital Plc

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Senior Manager at Dabur Finance Ltd.

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Non-Executive Director at Elephant Capital LLP
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Non-Executive Director
2006 - Current

Elephant Capital Plc is a private equity, which engages in the investment business. It focuses in the Indian market and Indian related-opportunities. The company was founded on May 16, 2006 and is headquartered in Mayfair, the United Kingdom.

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Elephant Capital is a sector agnostic, looks to invest in businesses that have defensible strategies with some barriers to entry. The firm focuses on India and India-related opportunities.Elephant Capital provides financing for equity and debt for early, later and expansion capital requirements with transaction size of £0.05 to £10 million and investment size ranging from £5 - £35 million. The firm makes co-investments alongside the fund in all of its transactions.

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