Francis joined Wyvern Partners in 2009.
His investment-banking experience includes management advisory, off-market fundraisings and M&A work, together with flotations, restructurings and other on-market transactions. His deals cover the full range from under £50m to circa £5bn. In recent years he has focussed on Wyvern’s growing management-advisory practice, where Wyvern is a recognised market leader.
Francis joined Wyvern from ING and previously worked at Arbuthnot Securities where he gained extensive experience of working with quoted companies. He is an expert financial modeller with extensive experience of using Visual Basic to add custom functionality to Excel. Francis holds an MA in Financial Economics from the University of St Andrews.
Francis is married to Clare and has one daughter. He is a keen sailor and organist and also sits on the boards of various trusts and real estate companies and is treasurer and chairman of the finance committee of Field Lane, a charity founded in 1841 which provides independent living support to those with learning disabilities.