Markus Bachmann

Chief Executive Officer and Fund Manager

Craton Capital

Markus Bachmann co-founded Craton Capital in 2003. He is the advisor of the Craton Capital Precious Metal Fund and the Global Resources Fund.  


Markus holds a Master (MA) in Business and Economics (cum laude) from the University of Berne, Switzerland.

Markus started his career in the corporate finance department of the Credit Suisse Group, before joining SBC Brinson Asset Management Emerging Markets team in 1997. There he was assigned responsibility for the analysis and portfolio management for the equity markets of Greece, Portugal, the Middle East (including Israel) and Africa.

In 2000 he joined Coronation Fund Managers in Cape Town, South Africa, as a senior portfolio manager and global resources specialist, becoming the responsible fund manager for various retail products and institutional mandates. In 2001, he received the S&P Award for the best performing large cap equity unit trust in South Africa.

Markus has been the responsible advisor for the Craton Capital Precious Metal Fund since its inception in 2003, a fund enjoying recognition as one of the world’s top performers in its sector. He is also the advisor of the Craton Capital Global Resources Fund.


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