Brian Crofton, CFA

Research Analyst

Joined Sands Capital


Work Experience

Sands Capital (2020 - 2022)
Arlington, VA | Sr. Research Associate

Sands Capital (2019 - 2020)
Arlington, VA | Research Associate

Sands Capital (2017 - 2018)
Arlington, VA | Sr. Associate, Planning and Analytics

Sands Capital (2014 - 2017)
Arlington, VA | Planning and Analytics Associate


Colgate University (2014)
BA | Mathematical Economics

Investment Strategy
Banking on Emerging Markets
Throughout emerging markets, advances in technology are enabling the creation of digital banking solutions that better address evolving consumer preferences and enable billions of the unbanked to access the financial system.
Investment Strategy
Why We Prefer EM Banks Over Their DM Peers
Low penetration of traditional banking services creates considerable growth opportunities for emerging markets banks, while the maturity of the financial services sector in developed markets limits these opportunities.
Investment Strategy
Why Leading EM Banks Don’t Present the Same Risks as SVB and Credit Suisse
The leading EM banks have three key advantages that many of their developed-market counterparts do not share.

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