The 55th Luxembourg Monthly Finance Lunch


Formerly Secretary General, European Investment Bank, and
CEO, European Investment Fund


" How Luxembourgers brought the Jubilee Line to Canary Wharf "


About the speaker


Francis Carpenter currently holds independent board positions with half a dozen AIFM and related entities, notably with NM Rothschild/Paris Orléans, BC Partners, and 17 Capital; all of these are Luxembourg based, the most recently established being Brexit related.  Previously, Francis was a Board member and Chair of the Nomination & Remuneration committee of Braas-Monier, a group listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, until taken over in a contested bid earlier this year.  He also sat on the Board and chaired the Remuneration Committee of IP Group, a London Stock Exchange listed company, for 6 years.  He was Senior Advisor to Caisse des Dépots et Consignations International, Paris, leading to the launch of two infrastructure funds.

Francis is one of the original founders of 17 Capital LLP, London, which pioneered preference capital for PE funds, and now has some €2bn under management. 

Prior to that, Francis was for five years CEO of European Investment Fund, a leading high-tech and mid-cap fund of funds, after six years as Secretary General of the European Investment Bank, both Luxembourg based, and consistently AAA rated.  


Francis was educated mainly at Oxford and Sciences Po, Paris.



Francis Carpenter


Drinks are served starting at 12:00 h. The guest speaker will commence at 12:30 h.

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 For TIGFI members lunch at 45€ per person, non-members at 60€ per person, to be paid prior to lunch on the TIGFI account: BCEELULL LU06 0019 3055 2757 2000

On request, a certificate of participation will be provided.

A no show policy will be enforced.

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Details of this event

Event date 5th October 2017
Individual Price EUR 60.00
Speaker Francis Carpenter
Location Cercle Munster
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