After serving for eight years in The Life Guards, Marcus Joined Ely Fund Managers in 2001, working alongside their Chief Investment Officer, Nicholas Bancroft. Ely was purchased later that year by Dexia BIL, where Marcus continued to manage the portfolios of private clients, charities and trusts. He also ran their Multi Manager portfolios until 2007, following the sale of the business to Rathbones in 2006.
Before joining JM Finn in 2019, Marcus worked at Rathbones as an Investment Director for 13 years, where he also was part of the research teams selecting UK and more recently US funds. Marcus is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments. He is a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Loriners and his interests include cricket and golf. On occasion, he can still be found refereeing on the rugby fields of Kent, where he lives with his family.
Marcus Holden-Craufurd, Investment Director at JM Finn looks ahead at some of the primary concerns for private clients.