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Overview

RAW Capital Partners is part of an innovative asset management group with its origins and the majority of its team based in Guernsey. The directors have over 100 years combined experience in financial markets from a variety of disciplines.

Investors

We have a variety of investors ranging from European based insurance companies to private investors, pension funds and trust companies.

Ownership

RAW Capital Partners is owned by its management and a consortium of investors that have also invested significant capital to RAW’s Funds. The consortium is led by Capricorn Capital Partners in London which has its roots in Hollard Insurance, the largest privately-owned insurance group in South Africa. Capricorn focuses on private equity investments in the financial services sector including asset advisory businesses and also acts as an investment advisor.

Accessible

We pride ourselves on being accessible, accountable, and available to investors at all times. We encourage our investors to speak to us regularly.

Our people

Tim Parkes

Tim Parkes

Managing Director

Tim has more than 30 years' experience in fund management, banking and financial services including senior roles at a FTSE listed Bank and more than 10 years in the management and administration of offshore funds. He holds a BSc (Hons), a Diploma in Marketing and the Institute of Directors Diploma in Company Direction and is a member of the IoD. He has significant experience in business leadership, operational and systems transformation, private equity, property and mortgage lending markets.

James Travers

James Travers

Operations Director

James leads the operational management of the business utilising 10 years’ experience in the finance industry. He is a member of the Board, the Investment Committee and the Credit Committee.

Prior to joining RAW Capital Partners in 2019, James was a manager at Guernsey Finance – the promotional agency for the island’s financial services sector – where he contributed to the development and implementation of jurisdictional strategy for financial services. Earlier in his career, James worked for a fund administration and trust service provider.

David Fitch

David Fitch

Non-Executive Director

David has over 35 years of experience in the financial services industry and during his 25 years in Guernsey has held senior positions with the offshore divisions of two FTSE-listed banks. In addition, he has held non-executive directorships with a Guernsey-regulated and licensed bank, investment management company, Investec's captive insurance company, and an investment fund.

David has been the non-executive Chairman of RAW Capital Partners Limited since 2016 and is a member of  the Investment Committee and the Credit Committee.  

Josh Bonsall

Josh Bonsall

Manager

Josh is responsible for analysis and risk management, helping ensure RAW Capital maintains delivery of consistent returns for investors. Josh works closely with our professional counterparties to ensure maintenance of good quality fund assets and high-quality service delivery. He is a member of the Credit Committee and acts as secretary to the Investment Committee.

Josh has experience in mortgage lending, private equity investing and currency hedging. He has developed expertise in database management and process improvement.

Marisa Hollowood

Marisa Hollowood

Executive Director

Marisa joined RAW Capital Partners in 2020 as an Executive Assistant & Company Secretary and provides support to the mortgage execution team. Marisa is now an Executive Director of RAW Capital Partners.

Before taking time out to raise a family, Marisa worked as a commercial property solicitor in London during which time she acted for and advised clients on acquisition and disposal of commercial, industrial and residential property.

Marisa is a member of the board of the Investment Manager and the Credit Committee

Ben Nichols

Ben Nichols

Interim Managing Director

Ben is the interim Managing Director of the Investment Manager. He was previously the Chief Financial Officer and has been an employee of RAW Capital Partners since 2021. Ben was responsible for the oversight of the company’s financial controls, fund accounting, information technology and financial reporting. Now as interim Managing Director he has taken over Tim’s responsibilities on an interim basis while he is absent. He is a member of the Board, the Investment Committee, the Risk and Compliance Committee and the Credit Committee. Ben is a Guernsey resident.