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Articles by Thomas Rostron, CEO, Embark Investments

Thomas Rostron, CEO, Embark Investments

Thomas is the CEO of Embark Investments, following Embark Group’s acquisition of Zurich’s Authorised Corporate Director (ACD) & Investment Management (Zurich Investment Services (UK) Limited) businesses on 1 May 2020. Thomas has more than 30 years’ experience in asset and wealth management, including positions as Head of Global Fund Distribution at Fortis Investments and Managing Director Investment Management with Barclays Wealth.

Emerging markets overlooked resilience

By Thomas Rostron, CEO, Embark Investments

Embark Adviser newsletter

For the first time, each of the five funds in the Horizon multi-asset range can invest in Emerging Markets equities. This ability – possible since 5 November 2021 – presents new opportunities for investors and bolsters portfolio efficiency, all within the funds’ strict risk boundaries.

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60/40 evolved: Understanding the variation in Volatility Managed funds

By Thomas Rostron, CEO, Embark Investments

Embark Adviser newsletter

It has been more than four years since the Investment Association launched the Volatility Managed sector. Its purpose, its director of capital markets Galina Dimitrova said at the time, was to “reflect the advent of more outcome focused products”.

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Re-thinking the role of the ACD

By Thomas Rostron, CEO, Embark Investments

Embark Adviser newsletter

With the authorised corporate director (ACD) back in the media spotlight again in relation to Woodford, now is a good time to explore how it's been one of the most overlooked components of asset management, with the fund management firm, individual fund managers and sometimes the asset allocator taking the limelight.

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