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Articles by Thomas Rostron, Horizon by Embark

Thomas Rostron, Horizon by Embark

Thomas is the new CEO of Horizon by Embark, 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.

Re-thinking the role of the ACD

By Thomas Rostron, Horizon by Embark

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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The enduring importance of long-term horizons and diversification

By Thomas Rostron, Horizon by Embark

Embark Adviser newsletter

Since the start of the Covid-19 crisis, the financial markets have seen extreme volatility. Markets suffered significant reverses in late February and March, with weeks of record-breaking falls interspersed with occasional days of near-record rises. Advisers will be seeking a framework to understand what has happened, the implications for investment strategies and how that relates to their advice for clients.

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