Fraser Marcus

Global Managing Director, Dallas

46 years experience across investment banking, private equity, venture capital, and investment management 

Fraser is responsible for strategic development and oversight of our investment processes.  Fraser is also the Managing Member of Adriatic Capital Management, LLC, and Chairman of the Board of Adriatic Bank. Fraser has had a 46-year career in investment banking and asset management of which 25 years was in London.  Prior to Ormonde and Adriatic, Fraser was Head of Merchant Banking and Capital Markets for the Lawrence Group, a group of private companies engaged in Agriculture, Banking, Real Estate and Industrial Services.  Over his career, Fraser has held senior positions in Investment Banking, Private Equity, Mergers & Acquisitions, Investment Management and Capital Markets at: Southeastern Asset Management, where he was Global Head of Business Development and Corporate Engagement; Lehman Brothers London, where he was head of Strategic Advisory and a member of the European Management Committee, having combined Dartmouth Capital Partners, a London based, multi-family advisory and asset management business, he founded, with Lehman; ING Barings London, where he was co-head of European Investment Banking, Chairman of ING Barings Italia and ING Barings France, a member of the board of BHF Bank, a Member of the ING Barings Management Committee and Head of the Financial Sponsors and Leveraged Finance Groups; The Chief Executive Partnerships in London, a private equity firm he co-founded; Salomon Brothers in New York and London where he was a Managing Director in Investment Banking, latterly as Head of European M&A, having begun his career in the merchant banking group of Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company in both New York and London.  


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