Our Portfolio of Interests
Ivanhoe Mines is a multi-billion dollar global mining company with extensive interests in gold, copper, coal and other minerals as well as oil and gas in a number of key emerging markets.
SOUTHGOBI ENERGY RESOURCES
SouthGobi is focused on exploration and development of its coal deposits in Mongolia’s South Gobi region to supply a wide range of coal products and electricity to markets in Mongolia and China.
SPORT & ARTIST MANAGEMENT
Sport & Artist Management is a boutique sports marketing company that specialises in cross-border transactions and has a particular expertise in brands and the representation of intellectual property rights worldwide.
Hanson VIP offers professional and confidential travel expertise, dedicated to managing the individual needs of the elite traveller.
CHINA SCIENCE & MERCHANTS CAPITAL MANAGEMENT CO. LTD
China Science and Merchants (CSM) is a pioneer in the China RMB-denominated private equity industry. Since its founding in 2000 CSM has grown rapidly, spanning across seven offices in China with a team of 80 professionals and has become an industry leader with over 6 billion RMB (US$ 1 billion) in assets under management.
Hanson has been working with CSM since 2003, together we source and evaluate investment opportunities and find oversees partners, where appropriate, for portfolio companies.
FINE ART MANAGEMENT SERVICES
The Hanson family has a long-established interest in fine art. Fine Art Management Services is a specialised fund management company which has four funds under its umbrella including a Chinese Art Fund and Indian Art Fund. It offers co-investment and art advisory opportunities to its clients.
MILLENNIUM HANSON INTERNET PARTNERS
Millennium Hanson Internet Partners is a Californian Limited Partnership set up in 1999 by Hanson Capital and Millennium Capital to invest in companies poised to capitalise on the then growing internet economy. In 2009 its interest areas still focus on pre-IPO companies using modern technology.
One of its companies is Nirve which designs handmade bicycles which are primarily sold through the internet and now, through some dealers.
LORD HANSON FOUNDATION
This charity was set up in 1991 by Lord Hanson for general charitable purposes. The Hon Robert Hanson is a trustee of the foundation which regularly provides funds for suitable philanthropic, charitable and educational causes.
RAISA GORBACHEV FOUNDATION
The Hon Robert Hanson is a founding trustee of this charity which was set up in 2006 and whose objectives are to relieve poverty and sickness in Russia and advance medical sciences in the field of cancer.
HANSON RESEARCH TRUST
This charity was set up in 1978 by Hanson plc for the advancement of medical education and the undertaking of medical research for the benefit of the public and to publish useful results of such research. It maintains a fellowship in surgery at the Department of Surgery at the University of Oxford.